GCatholic.org


Map

Diocese of

Mayagüez

Puerto Rico Puerto Rico

Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 1,617 km²

Population: 417,000 Catholics (80.5% of 518,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: San Juan de Puerto Rico

Neighbouring Dioceses: Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey (←), Arecibo (↗), Ponce (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 31 parishes, 156 missions, 78 priests (49 diocesan, 29 religious), 24 deacons, 127 lay religious (32 brothers, 95 sisters), 11 seminarians (2015)

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (33)

Nuestra Señora de la Altagracia en Higüey (←), Arecibo (↗), Ponce (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2011.07.06 – ...):Bishop Álvaro Corrada Del Río, S.J. (76)Bishop Álvaro Corrada Del Río, S.J. (76)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Mayagüez (Roman Rite)

Bishop Álvaro Corrada Del Río, S.J. (76)Bishop Álvaro Corrada Del Río, S.J. (76)Permalink
(2011.07.06 – ...)

Bishop of Mayagüez (Puerto Rico)

Neminem nisi Jesum

Born:1942.05.13 (Puerto Rico)
Ordained Priest:1974.07.06
Consecrated Bishop:1985.08.04

Titular Bishop of Rusticiana (1985.05.31 – 2000.12.05)

Auxiliary Bishop of Washington (USA) (1985.05.31 – 2000.12.05)

Apostolic Administrator sede plena of Caguas (Puerto Rico) (1997.07.04 – 1998.07.28)

Apostolic Administrator of Caguas (Puerto Rico) (1998.07.28 – 2000.12.05)

Bishop of Tyler (USA) (2000.12.05 – 2011.07.06)

Bishop of Mayagüez (Puerto Rico) (2011.07.06 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Tyler (USA) (2011.09.12 – 2012.09.29)

Bishop Ulises Aurelio Casiano VargasPermalink
(1976.03.04 – 2011.07.06)

Born:1933.09.25 (Puerto Rico)
Ordained Priest:1967.05.30
Consecrated Bishop:1976.04.30
Died:2018.08.05 († 84)

Bishop of Mayagüez (Puerto Rico) (1976.03.04 – 2011.07.06)

President of Episcopal Conference of Puerto Rico (1997 – 2000)


as of 2018.10.16

© 2018 GCatholic.org

Up