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Diocese of

São Gabriel da Cachoeira

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 294,598 km²

Population: 97,700 Catholics (98.2% of 99,500 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Manaus

Neighbouring Dioceses: Mitú (←), Inírida (↑), Puerto Ayacucho (↑), Roraima (↗), Manaus (→), Coari (↘), Tefé (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 10 parishes, 1 mission, 16 priests (6 diocesan, 10 religious), 57 lay religious (11 brothers, 46 sisters), 12 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.03.04 – ...):Bishop Edson Tasquetto Damian (70)Bishop Edson Tasquetto Damian (70)

Ordinaries

Bishops of São Gabriel da Cachoeira (Roman Rite)

Bishop Edson Tasquetto Damian (70)Bishop Edson Tasquetto Damian (70)Permalink
(2009.03.04 – ...)

Bishop of São Gabriel da Cachoeira (Brazil)

Com Jesus amar e servir

Born:1948.03.04 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1975.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:2009.05.24

Bishop of São Gabriel da Cachoeira (Brazil) (2009.03.04 – ...)

Bishop José Song Sui-Wan (宋瑞雲), S.D.B.Permalink
(2002.01.23 – 2009.03.04)

Vidimus stellam ejus in Oriente

Born:1941.05.16 (China)
Ordained Priest:1971.07.17
Consecrated Bishop:2002.04.27
Died:2012.11.15 († 71)

Bishop of São Gabriel da Cachoeira (Brazil) (2002.01.23 – 2009.03.04)

Bishop Walter Ivan de Azevedo, S.D.B. (92)Bishop Walter Ivan de Azevedo, S.D.B. (92)Permalink
(1988.02.27 – 2002.01.23)

Bishop emeritus of São Gabriel da Cachoeira (Brazil)

In novitate Spiritus

Born:1926.05.08 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1953.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1986.07.27

Coadjutor Bishop of São Gabriel da Cachoeira (Brazil) (1986.05.13 – 1988.02.27)

Bishop of São Gabriel da Cachoeira (Brazil) (1988.02.27 – 2002.01.23)

Bishop Michele Alagna Foderá, S.D.B.Permalink
(1981.10.21 – 1988.02.27)

Born:1913.01.23 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1942.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1967.08.24
Died:2002.01.11 († 88)

Titular Bishop of Furnos maior (1967.06.13 – 1978.05.26)

Bishop-Prelate of Rio Negro (Brazil) (1967.06.13 – 1980.10.30)

Bishop of Rio Negro (Brazil) (1980.10.30 – 1981.10.21)

Bishop of São Gabriel da Cachoeira (Brazil) (1981.10.21 – 1988.02.27)

Bishops of Rio Negro (Roman Rite)

Bishop Michele Alagna Foderá, S.D.B.Permalink
(1980.10.30 – 1981.10.21)

(see above)

Prelates of Rio Negro (Roman Rite)

Bishop Michele Alagna Foderá, S.D.B.Permalink
(1967.06.13 – 1980.10.30)

(see above)

Bishop Pedro Massa, S.D.B.Permalink
(1941.04.05 – 1967.06.13)

Born:1880.06.29 (Italy)
Ordained Priest:1905.01.15
Consecrated Bishop:1941.05.01
Died:1968.09.15 († 88)

Apostolic Administrator of Rio Negro (Brazil) (1925 – 1941.04.05)

Apostolic Administrator of Porto Velho (Brazil) (1925.07.25 – 1946.10.01)

Bishop-Prelate of Rio Negro (Brazil) (1941.04.05 – 1967.06.13)

Titular Bishop of Hebron (1941.04.05 – 1968.09.15)

Fr. Pedro Massa, S.D.B. (later Bishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1925 – 1941.04.05)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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