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Diocese of

Formosa

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 47,604 km²

Population: 285,000 Catholics (75.0% of 380,000 total) (2017)

Statistics: 34 parishes, 240 missions, 44 priests (42 diocesan, 2 religious), 4 deacons, 49 lay religious (4 brothers, 45 sisters), 15 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Brasília

Neighbouring Dioceses: Brasília (↙), Uruaçu (↖), Porto Nacional (↑), Barreiras (↗), Bom Jesus da Lapa (↗), Paracatu (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Imaculada Conceição (December 8)

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (34)

Brasília (↙), Uruaçu (↖), Porto Nacional (↑), Barreiras (↗), Bom Jesus da Lapa (↗), Paracatu (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2019.02.27 – ...):Bishop Adair José Guimarães (59)Bishop Adair José Guimarães (59)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Formosa (Roman Rite)

Bishop Adair José Guimarães (59)Bishop Adair José Guimarães (59)Permalink
(2019.02.27 – ...)

Bishop of Formosa (Brazil)

Fiat voluntas tua

Born:1960.06.16 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1986.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:2008.05.17

Bishop of Rubiataba–Mozarlândia (Brazil) (2008.02.27 – 2019.02.27)

Bishop of Formosa (Brazil) (2019.02.27 – ...)

Archbishop Paulo Mendes Peixoto (68)Archbishop Paulo Mendes Peixoto (68)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2018.03.21 – 2019.02.27)

Bishop José Ronaldo Ribeiro (62)Bishop José Ronaldo Ribeiro (62)Permalink
(2014.09.24 – 2018.09.12)

Bishop emeritus of Formosa (Brazil)

In corde legem Meam

Born:1957.02.28 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1985.05.05
Consecrated Bishop:2007.07.25

Bishop of Janaúba (Brazil) (2007.06.06 – 2014.09.24)

Bishop of Formosa (Brazil) (2014.09.24 – 2018.09.12)

Bishop Paulo Roberto Beloto (62)Bishop Paulo Roberto Beloto (62)Permalink
(2005.11.16 – 2013.10.23)

Bishop of Franca (Brazil)

Evangelii servus

Born:1957.04.09 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1986.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2006.02.04

Bishop of Formosa (Brazil) (2005.11.16 – 2013.10.23)

Bishop of Franca (Brazil) (2013.10.23 – ...)

Bishop João Wilk, O.F.M. Conv. (68)Bishop João Wilk (Jan Kazimierz), O.F.M. Conv. (68)Permalink
(1998.01.28 – 2004.06.09)

Bishop of Anápolis (Brazil)

Ut amor ametur

Born:1951.09.18 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1976.06.24
Consecrated Bishop:1998.04.04

Bishop of Formosa (Brazil) (1998.01.28 – 2004.06.09)

Bishop of Anápolis (Brazil) (2004.06.09 – ...)

Bishop Victor João Herman José Tielbeek, SS.CC.Permalink
(1979.10.16 – 1997.12.24)

Zelus domus tuæ

Born:1919.08.16 (Netherlands)
Ordained Priest:1946.08.04
Consecrated Bishop:1961.04.09
Died:1997.12.24 († 78)

Titular Bishop of Tipasa in Numidia (1961.02.04 – 1978.05.26)

Bishop-Prelate of Formosa (Brazil) (1961.02.04 – 1979.10.16)

Bishop of Formosa (Brazil) (1979.10.16 – 1997.12.24)

Prelates of Formosa (Roman Rite)

Bishop Victor João Herman José Tielbeek, SS.CC.Permalink
(1961.02.04 – 1979.10.16)

(see above)


as of 2019.11.30

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