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Diocese of

Maracay

Venezuela Venezuela

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Valencia

Neighbouring Dioceses: Calabozo (↓), Valencia (←), Puerto Cabello (↖), La Guaira (↗), Los Teques (→), Valle de la Pascua (↘)

Address: Avenida Rotaria, Las Delicias, Apartado postal 4676, Maracay 2101, Estado Aragua, Venezuela

History

  • 1958.06.21: Established as Diocese of Maracay / Maracayen(sis) (Latin) (from Diocese of Calabozo and Metropolitan Archdiocese of Caracas)

Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2008.02.12 – ...):Bishop Rafael Ramón Conde Alfonzo (70)Bishop Rafael Ramón Conde Alfonzo (70)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Maracay (Roman Rite)

Bishop Rafael Ramón Conde Alfonzo (70)Bishop Rafael Ramón Conde Alfonzo (70)
(2008.02.12 – ...)

Bishop of Maracay (Venezuela)

Born:1943.07.13 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1968.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1996.01.06

Titular Bishop of Bapara (1995.12.02 – 1997.08.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (1995.12.02 – 1997.08.21)

Coadjutor Bishop of La Guaira (Venezuela) (1997.08.21 – 1999.03.18)

Bishop of Margarita (Venezuela) (1999.03.18 – 2008.02.12)

Bishop of Maracay (Venezuela) (2008.02.12 – ...)

Bishop Freddy Jesús Fuenmayor Suárez (64)Bishop Freddy Jesús Fuenmayor Suárez (64)
(Apostolic Administrator 2007.07 – 2008.02.12)

Archbishop Reinaldo Del Prette Lissot (62)Bishop Reinaldo Del Prette Lissot (62) (later Archbishop)
(2003.02.05 – 2007.04.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Valencia (Venezuela)
Apostolic Administrator sede plena of San Carlos de Venezuela (Venezuela)

Born:1952.02.17 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1976.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1994.02.05

Titular Bishop of Altava (1993.12.24 – 1997.04.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Valencia (Venezuela) (1993.12.24 – 1997.04.24)

Coadjutor Bishop of Maracay (Venezuela) (1997.04.24 – 2003.02.05)

Bishop of Maracay (Venezuela) (2003.02.05 – 2007.04.10)

Apostolic Administrator of Valencia (Venezuela) (2005.11.05 – 2007.04.10)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Valencia (Venezuela) (2007.04.10 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Puerto Cabello (Venezuela) (2010.04 – 2011.04.30)

Apostolic Administrator sede plena of San Carlos de Venezuela (Venezuela) (2014.03.05 – ...)

Bishop José Vicente Henriquez Andueza, S.D.B.
(1987.06.24 – 2003.02.05)

Born:1928.01.08 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1955.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:1980.09.27
Died:2005.07.14 († 77)

Auxiliary Bishop of Barinas (Venezuela) (1980.06.26 – 1985)

Titular Bishop of Regiana (1980.06.26 – 1987.06.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (1985 – 1987.06.24)

Bishop of Maracay (Venezuela) (1987.06.24 – 2003.02.05)

Bishop Feliciano González Ascanio
(1962.07.31 – 1986.12.13)

Born:1921.03.20 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1943.10.24
Consecrated Bishop:1962.09.02
Died:1986.12.13 († 65)

Bishop of Maracay (Venezuela) (1962.07.31 – 1986.12.13)

Bishop José Alí Lebrún Moratinos (later Cardinal)
(1958.06.21 – 1962.03.19)

Veritatem facientes in caritate

Born:1919.03.19 (Venezuela)
Ordained Priest:1943.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1956.09.02
Created Cardinal:1983.02.02
Died:2001.02.21 († 81)

Titular Bishop of Aradus (1956.08.02 – 1958.06.21)

Auxiliary Bishop of Maracaibo (Venezuela) (1956.08.02 – 1958.06.21)

Bishop of Maracay (Venezuela) (1958.06.21 – 1962.03.19)

Bishop of Valencia (Venezuela) (1962.03.19 – 1972.09.21)

Titular Archbishop of Voncaria (1972.09.21 – 1980.05.24)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (1972.09.21 – 1980.05.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Caracas (Venezuela) (1980.05.24 – 1995.05.27)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Pancrazio (1983.02.02 – 2001.02.21)

President of Episcopal Conference of Venezuela (1984 – 1990)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.04.16

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