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Diocese of

Rio do Sul

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 8,909 km²

Population: 242,930 Catholics (74.3% of 327,023 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Florianópolis

Neighbouring Dioceses: Lages (↙), Caçador (↖), Joinville (↑), Blumenau (↗), Florianópolis (→)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: December 28 (1957)

Statistics: 31 parishes, 55 priests (26 diocesan, 29 religious), 1 deacon, 195 lay religious (55 brothers, 140 sisters), 7 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.12.17 – ...):Bishop Onécimo Alberton (53)Bishop Onécimo Alberton (53)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Rio do Sul (Roman Rite)

Bishop Onécimo Alberton (53)Bishop Onécimo Alberton (53)Permalink
(2014.12.17 – ...)

Bishop of Rio do Sul (Brazil)

Estou no meio de vós como aquele que serve

Born:1965.02.16 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1992.09.27
Consecrated Bishop:2015.02.22

Bishop of Rio do Sul (Brazil) (2014.12.17 – ...)

Bishop Augustinho Petry (80)Bishop Augustinho Petry (80)Permalink
(2008.03.19 – 2014.12.17)

Bishop emeritus of Rio do Sul (Brazil)

Paz na terra

Born:1938.08.29 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1965.07.04
Consecrated Bishop:2001.03.18

Titular Bishop of Gabi (2000.12.27 – 2007.11.14)

Auxiliary Bishop of the Military Ordinariate of Brazil (Brazil) (2000.12.27 – 2007.11.14)

Coadjutor Bishop of Rio do Sul (Brazil) (2007.11.14 – 2008.03.19)

Bishop of Rio do Sul (Brazil) (2008.03.19 – 2014.12.17)

Bishop José Jovêncio Balestieri, S.D.B. (79)Bishop José Jovêncio Balestieri, S.D.B. (79)Permalink
(2000.08.30 – 2008.03.19)

Bishop emeritus of Rio do Sul (Brazil)

Eis-me aqui! Eu vou!

Born:1939.05.18 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1968.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1991.05.19

Bishop of Humaitá (Brazil) (1991.03.06 – 1998.07.29)

Coadjutor Bishop of Rio do Sul (Brazil) (1998.07.29 – 2000.08.30)

Bishop of Rio do Sul (Brazil) (2000.08.30 – 2008.03.19)

Bishop Tito BussPermalink
(1969.03.12 – 2000.08.30)

Loquere sanam doctrinam

Born:1925.09.01 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1951.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1969.08.03
Died:2013.04.30 († 87)

Bishop of Rio do Sul (Brazil) (1969.03.12 – 2000.08.30)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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