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Diocese of

Piazza Armerina

Italy Italy

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 2,003 km²

Population: 215,000 Catholics (96.6% of 222,567 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Agrigento

Neighbouring Dioceses: Agrigento (↙), Caltanissetta (←), Cefalù (↖), Nicosia (↑), Caltagirone (→), Ragusa (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Maria SS. delle Vittorie

Statistics: 75 parishes, 95 missions, 137 priests (99 diocesan, 38 religious), 7 deacons, 157 lay religious (44 brothers, 113 sisters), 15 seminarians (2015)

Address: Via La Bella 3, 94015 Piazza Armerina, Italy

Phone: 0935 680113

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Agrigento (↙), Caltanissetta (←), Cefalù (↖), Nicosia (↑), Caltagirone (→), Ragusa (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.02.27 – ...):Bishop Rosario Gisana (58)Bishop Rosario Gisana (58)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Piazza Armerina (Roman Rite)

Bishop Rosario Gisana (58)Bishop Rosario Gisana (58)Permalink
(2014.02.27 – ...)

Bishop of Piazza Armerina (Italy)

Mitis humilis corde

Born:1959.04.14 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1986.10.04
Consecrated Bishop:2014.04.05

Bishop of Piazza Armerina (Italy) (2014.02.27 – ...)

Archbishop Michele Pennisi (71)Bishop Michele Pennisi (71) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2002.04.12 – 2013.02.08)

Archbishop of Monreale (Italy)

Caritas Christi urget

Born:1946.11.23 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1972.09.09
Consecrated Bishop:2002.07.03

Bishop of Piazza Armerina (Italy) (2002.04.12 – 2013.02.08)

Archbishop of Monreale (Italy) (2013.02.08 – ...)

Bishop Vincenzo CirrincionePermalink
(1986.01.08 – 2002.02.12)

Ædificare corpus in caritate

Born:1926.04.27 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1950.07.16
Consecrated Bishop:1980.04.12
Died:2002.02.12 († 75)

Titular Bishop of Apollonia (1980.02.21 – 1986.01.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of Palermo (Italy) (1980.02.21 – 1986.01.08)

Bishop of Piazza Armerina (Italy) (1986.01.08 – 2002.02.12)

Bishop Sebastiano RossoPermalink
(1970.11.18 – 1986.01.08)

Ad Jesum per Mariam

Born:1912.04.14 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1934.11.01
Consecrated Bishop:1971.01.06
Died:1994.02.07 († 81)

Bishop of Piazza Armerina (Italy) (1970.11.18 – 1986.01.08)

Bishop Antonino CatarellaPermalink
(1942.01.10 – 1970.10.29)

Born:1889.08.15 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1913.07.11
Consecrated Bishop:1942.03.08
Died:1972.12.09 († 83)

Bishop of Piazza Armerina (Italy) (1942.01.10 – 1970.10.29)

Titular Bishop of Vissalsa (1970.10.29 – 1971.01.08)

Bishop Mario SturzoPermalink
(1903.06.22 – 1941.11.11)

Born:1861.11.01 (Italy)
Died:1941.11.11 († 80)

Bishop of Piazza Armerina (Italy) (1903.06.22 – 1941.11.11)

Bishop Mariano PalermoPermalink
(1887.03.18 – 1903)

Born:1825.12.17 (Italy)
Died:1903 († 78)

Bishop of Lipari (Italy) (1881.05.13 – 1887.03.18)

Bishop of Piazza Armerina (Italy) (1887.03.18 – 1903)

Bishop Saverio GerbinoPermalink
(1872.02.23 – 1887.03.14)

Born:1814.02.23 (Italy)
Died:1898.02.15 († 83)

Bishop of Piazza Armerina (Italy) (1872.02.23 – 1887.03.14)

Bishop of Caltagirone (Italy) (1887.03.14 – 1898.02.15)

Bishop Cesare Agostino SajevaPermalink
(1846.01.19 – 1867)

Born:1794.11.09 (Italy)
Died:1867 († 73)

Bishop of Piazza Armerina (Italy) (1846.01.19 – 1867)

Bishop Pier Francesco Brunaccini, O.S.B. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1844.06.17 – 1845.11.24)

Died:1850

Bishop of Piazza Armerina (Italy) (1844.06.17 – 1845.11.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Monreale (Italy) (1845.11.24 – 1850)

Bishop Pietro Naselli, C.O. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1838.02.15 – 1840.07.13)

Born:1782.07.11 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1807.12.19
Died:1862.12.16 († 80)

Bishop of Piazza Armerina (Italy) (1838.02.15 – 1840.07.13)

Titular Archbishop of Nicosia (1840.07.13 – 1862.12.16)

Bishop Girolamo Aprile BensoPermalink
(1818.10.02 – 1836)

Died:1836

Bishop of Piazza Armerina (Italy) (1818.10.02 – 1836)

Former Prelates


as of 2017.12.14

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