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Diocese of

Piracicaba

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 4,663 km²

Population: 713,000 Catholics (69.9% of 1,020,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Campinas

Neighbouring Dioceses: Botucatu (←), São Carlos (↖), Limeira (↗), Campinas (→), Sorocaba (↓), Itapetininga (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: June 17 (1962)

Statistics: 68 parishes, 264 missions, 117 priests (61 diocesan, 56 religious), 55 deacons, 192 lay religious (73 brothers, 119 sisters), 19 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

Botucatu (←), São Carlos (↖), Limeira (↗), Campinas (→), Sorocaba (↓), Itapetininga (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2005.05.25 – ...):Bishop Fernando Mason, O.F.M. Conv. (73)Bishop Fernando Mason, O.F.M. Conv. (73)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Piracicaba (Roman Rite)

Bishop Fernando Mason, O.F.M. Conv. (73)Bishop Fernando Mason, O.F.M. Conv. (73)Permalink
(2005.05.25 – ...)

Bishop of Piracicaba (Brazil)

Christus Factus Obediens

Born:1945.01.21 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1971.04.03
Consecrated Bishop:1999.05.01

Bishop of Caraguatatuba (Brazil) (1999.03.03 – 2005.05.25)

Bishop of Piracicaba (Brazil) (2005.05.25 – ...)

Bishop Moacyr José Vitti, C.S.S. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2002.05.15 – 2004.05.19)

Um só coração

Born:1940.11.30 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1967.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:1988.01.03
Died:2014.06.26 († 73)

Titular Bishop of Sita (1987.11.12 – 2002.05.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Curitiba (Brazil) (1987.11.12 – 2002.05.15)

Bishop of Piracicaba (Brazil) (2002.05.15 – 2004.05.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Curitiba (Brazil) (2004.05.19 – 2014.06.26)

Bishop Eduardo KoaikPermalink
(1984.01.11 – 2002.05.15)

Construir na Caridade

Born:1926.08.21 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1950.04.08
Consecrated Bishop:1974.01.06
Died:2012.08.25 († 86)

Titular Bishop of Noba (1973.10.22 – 1979.11.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of São Sebastião do Rio de Janeiro (Brazil) (1973.10.22 – 1979.11.30)

Coadjutor Bishop of Piracicaba (Brazil) (1979.11.30 – 1984.01.11)

Bishop of Piracicaba (Brazil) (1984.01.11 – 2002.05.15)

Bishop Aniger de Francisco de Maria MelilloPermalink
(1960.05.29 – 1984.01.11)

Omnes unum sint

Born:1911.06.07 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1933.12.31
Consecrated Bishop:1960.06.29
Died:1985.04.17 († 73)

Bishop of Piracicaba (Brazil) (1960.05.29 – 1984.01.11)

Bishop Ernesto de PaulaPermalink
(1945.06.30 – 1960.01.09)

Omnia per mariam

Born:1899.02.05 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1927.08.14
Consecrated Bishop:1942.01.04
Died:1994.12.31 († 95)

Bishop of Jacarezinho (Brazil) (1941.11.22 – 1945.06.30)

Bishop of Piracicaba (Brazil) (1945.06.30 – 1960.01.09)

Titular Bishop of Hierocæsarea (1960.01.09 – 1994.12.31)

Bishop Paulo de Tarso Campos (later Archbishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1944 – 1945.06.30)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.08

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