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Diocese of

Vacaria

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 15,844 km²

Population: 207,700 Catholics (90.3% of 230,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Passo Fundo

Neighbouring Dioceses: Passo Fundo (←), Erexim (←), Joaçaba (↖), Lages (↑), Criciúma (→), Caxias do Sul (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Nossa Senhora da Oliveira

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: December 20 (1954)

Statistics: 28 parishes, 55 priests (36 diocesan, 19 religious), 1 deacon, 128 lay religious (23 brothers, 105 sisters), 5 seminarians (2015)

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History


Special Churches

All Churches (28)

Passo Fundo (←), Erexim (←), Joaçaba (↖), Lages (↑), Criciúma (→), Caxias do Sul (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2018.05.09 – ...):Bishop Sílvio Guterres Dutra (52)Bishop Sílvio Guterres Dutra (52)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Vacaria (Roman Rite)

Bishop Sílvio Guterres Dutra (52)Bishop Sílvio Guterres Dutra (52)Permalink
(2018.05.09 – ...)

Bishop of Vacaria (Brazil)

Por causa do Evangelho de Jesus Cristo

Born:1966.06.06 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1993.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:2018.07.22

Bishop of Vacaria (Brazil) (2018.05.09 – ...)

Bishop Irineu Gassen, O.F.M. (75)Bishop Irineu Gassen, O.F.M. (75)Permalink
(2008.05.28 – 2018.05.09)

Bishop emeritus of Vacaria (Brazil)

Preparar para o Senhor um povo perfeito

Born:1942.11.24 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1968.07.27
Consecrated Bishop:2008.07.27

Bishop of Vacaria (Brazil) (2008.05.28 – 2018.05.09)

Bishop Pedro Sbalchiero Neto, M.S.Permalink
(2003.11.12 – 2007.07.03)

Deixai-vos reconciliar

Born:1953.12.14 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1980.02.04
Consecrated Bishop:2003.04.05
Died:2007.07.03 († 53)

Coadjutor Bishop of Vacaria (Brazil) (2003.01.08 – 2003.11.12)

Bishop of Vacaria (Brazil) (2003.11.12 – 2007.07.03)

Bishop Orlando Octacílio Dotti, O.F.M. Cap. (88)Bishop Orlando Octacílio Dotti, O.F.M. Cap. (88)Permalink
(1986.02.05 – 2003.11.12)

Bishop emeritus of Vacaria (Brazil)

Cor ad cor loquitur

Born:1930.06.22 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1956.04.08
Consecrated Bishop:1969.05.25

Bishop of Caçador (Brazil) (1969.03.12 – 1976.04.01)

Bishop of Barra (Brazil) (1976.04.01 – 1983.05.30)

Coadjutor Bishop of Vacaria (Brazil) (1983.05.30 – 1986.02.05)

Bishop of Vacaria (Brazil) (1986.02.05 – 2003.11.12)

Bishop Henrique GelainPermalink
(1964.03.28 – 1986.02.05)

In corde regnat omnium

Born:1910.06.12 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1935.10.28
Consecrated Bishop:1944.12.10
Died:1993.12.31 († 83)

Bishop of Cajazeiras (Brazil) (1944.07.29 – 1948.05.22)

Bishop of Cafelândia (Brazil) (1948.05.22 – 1950.05.27)

Bishop of Lins (Brazil) (1950.05.27 – 1964.03.28)

Apostolic Administrator of Marília (Brazil) (1952 – 1954.10.07)

Bishop of Vacaria (Brazil) (1964.03.28 – 1986.02.05)

Bishop Augusto PetróPermalink
(1958.05.16 – 1964.03.12)

Fac et vives

Born:1918.05.03 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1944.11.30
Consecrated Bishop:1958.07.27
Died:2008.10.28 († 90)

Bishop of Vacaria (Brazil) (1958.05.16 – 1964.03.12)

Bishop of Uruguaiana (Brazil) (1964.03.12 – 1995.07.05)

Prelates of Vacaria (Roman Rite)

Bishop Cândido Julio Bampi, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1936.06.27 – 1957.01.18)

Born:1889.01.25 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1914.08.10
Consecrated Bishop:1936.10.04
Died:1978.07.07 († 89)

Bishop-Prelate of Vacaria (Brazil) (1936.06.27 – 1957.01.18)

Titular Bishop of Tlos (1936.06.27 – 1978.07.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Caxias do Maranhão (Brazil) (1957.01.18 – 1978.07.07)

Archbishop João Batista BeckerPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1934.09.08 – 1936.06.27)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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