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Diocese of

Limeira

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Limeira / Limeiren(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Campinas

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Piracicaba (↙), Ribeirão Preto (↖), São Carlos (↖), São João da Boa Vista (↗), Amparo (→), Campinas (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2019.11.20 – ...):Bishop José Roberto Fortes Palau (57)Bishop José Roberto Fortes Palau (57)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Limeira (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Roberto Fortes Palau (57)Bishop José Roberto Fortes Palau (57)Permalink
(2019.11.20 – ...)

Bishop of Limeira (Brazil)

A verdade vos libertará

Born:1965.04.09 (Jacareí, SP, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1993.02.06
Consecrated Bishop:2014.06.21

Titular Bishop of Acufida (2014.04.30 – 2019.11.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Paulo (Brazil) (2014.04.30 – 2019.11.20)

Bishop of Limeira (Brazil) (2019.11.20 – ...)

Archbishop Orlando Brandes (76)Archbishop Orlando Brandes (76)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2019.05.17 – 2019.11.20)

Bishop Vilson Dias de Oliveira, D.C. (64)Bishop Vilson Dias de Oliveira, D.C. (64)Permalink
(2007.06.13 – 2019.05.17)

Bishop emeritus of Limeira (Brazil)

Cristo é a nossa paz

Born:1958.11.26 (Guaíra, PR, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1984.04.22
Consecrated Bishop:2007.09.01

Bishop of Limeira (Brazil) (2007.06.13 – 2019.05.17)

Bishop Augusto José Zini FilhoPermalink
(2003.01.22 – 2006.11.15)

Frater inter fratres

Born:1932.11.26 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1959.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1994.09.08
Died:2006.11.15 († 73)

Titular Bishop of Megalopolis in Proconsulari (1994.07.13 – 2003.01.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) (1994.07.13 – 2003.01.22)

Bishop of Limeira (Brazil) (2003.01.22 – 2006.11.15)

Bishop Ercílio TurcoPermalink
(1989.11.18 – 2002.04.24)

Evangelium Dei evangelizare

Born:1938.03.13 (Campinas, SP, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1963.12.01
Consecrated Bishop:1990.02.04
Died:2019.10.30 (São Paulo, SP, Brazil † 81)

Bishop of Limeira (Brazil) (1989.11.18 – 2002.04.24)

Bishop of Osasco (Brazil) (2002.04.24 – 2014.04.16)

Bishop Fernando Legal, S.D.B. (90)Bishop Fernando Legal, S.D.B. (90)Permalink
(1985.04.25 – 1989.03.15)

Bishop emeritus of São Miguel Paulista (Brazil)

Cum Matre Jesu

Born:1931.12.17 (São Paulo, SP, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1959.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1980.05.31

Bishop of Itapeva (Brazil) (1980.03.28 – 1985.04.25)

Bishop of Limeira (Brazil) (1985.04.25 – 1989.03.15)

Bishop of São Miguel Paulista (Brazil) (1989.03.15 – 2008.01.09)

Bishop Tarcísio Ariovaldo Amaral, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1976.04.29 – 1984.04.14)

Sicut qui ministrat

Born:1919.12.23 (Tabatinga, MG, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1943.08.01
Consecrated Bishop:1976.06.25
Died:1994.11.02 (Aparecida, SP, Brazil † 74)

Superior General of Congregation of the Most Holy Redeemer (Redemptorists) (1967 – 1973)

Bishop of Limeira (Brazil) (1976.04.29 – 1984.04.14)

Bishop of Campanha (Brazil) (1984.04.14 – 1991.05.15)

Contact Info

Website: Link

Statistics

Area: 4,915 km²

Population: 715,778 Catholics (57.0% of 1,255,752 total) (2020)

Statistics: 99 parishes, 112 priests (101 diocesan, 11 religious), 23 deacons, 75 lay religious (12 brothers, 63 sisters), 14 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora das Dores (September 15)

History

Last updated on 2022.12.04

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