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Diocese of

Joaçaba

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 10,283 km²

Population: 249,072 Catholics (77.8% of 320,135 total) (2017)

Statistics: 27 parishes, 38 priests (22 diocesan, 16 religious), 56 lay religious (17 brothers, 39 sisters), 6 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Florianópolis

Neighbouring Dioceses: Erexim (↙), Chapecó (←), Palmas–Francisco Beltrão (↑), Caçador (↗), Lages (↘), Vacaria (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Santa Teresa do Menino Jesus (October 1)

Website: Link

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.12.22 – ...):Bishop Mário Marquez, O.F.M. Cap. (67)Bishop Mário Marquez, O.F.M. Cap. (67)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Joaçaba (Roman Rite)

Bishop Mário Marquez, O.F.M. Cap. (67)Bishop Mário Marquez, O.F.M. Cap. (67)Permalink
(2010.12.22 – ...)

Bishop of Joaçaba (Brazil)

Viver e anunciar o Evangelho

Born:1952.11.23 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1980.11.22
Consecrated Bishop:2006.08.06

Titular Bishop of Nasai (2006.05.31 – 2010.12.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Vitória (Brazil) (2006.05.31 – 2010.12.22)

Bishop of Joaçaba (Brazil) (2010.12.22 – ...)

Bishop Walmir Alberto Valle, I.M.C.Permalink
(2003.04.09 – 2010.04.14)

No Serviço a Paz

Born:1938.04.14 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1963.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1986.01.06
Died:2019.08.26 († 81)

Bishop of Cândido Mendes (Brazil) (1985.11.05 – 1991.07.05)

Bishop of Zé Doca (Brazil) (1991.07.05 – 2002.11.06)

Coadjutor Bishop of Joaçaba (Brazil) (2002.11.06 – 2003.04.09)

Bishop of Joaçaba (Brazil) (2003.04.09 – 2010.04.14)

Bishop Osório Bebber, O.F.M. Cap. (90)Bishop Osório Bebber, O.F.M. Cap. (90)Permalink
(1999.03.17 – 2003.04.09)

Bishop emeritus of Joaçaba (Brazil)

Omnes Fratres Estis

Born:1929.06.11 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1955.02.13
Consecrated Bishop:1980.03.02

Coadjutor Bishop of Tubarão (Brazil) (1979.11.30 – 1981.09.17)

Bishop of Tubarão (Brazil) (1981.09.17 – 1992.01.18)

Bishop-Prelate of Coxim (Brazil) (1992.01.18 – 1999.03.17)

Bishop of Joaçaba (Brazil) (1999.03.17 – 2003.04.09)

Bishop Henrique Müller, O.F.M.Permalink
(1975.06.27 – 1999.03.17)

Unum simus ut mundus credat

Born:1922.08.22 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1949.07.16
Consecrated Bishop:1975.09.14
Died:2000.05.26 († 77)

Bishop of Joaçaba (Brazil) (1975.06.27 – 1999.03.17)

Former Prelates


as of 2019.11.30

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