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Diocese of

Bom Jesus da Lapa

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 56,880 km²

Population: 334,700 Catholics (79.8% of 419,390 total) (2018)

Statistics: 18 parishes, 2 missions, 29 priests (15 diocesan, 14 religious), 43 lay religious (15 brothers, 28 sisters), 11 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Vitória da Conquista

Neighbouring Dioceses: Paracatu (↙), Formosa (←), Barreiras (↖), Barra (↑), Caetité (↘), Januária (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Senhor Bom Jesus (August 6)

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

All Churches (23)

Paracatu (↙), Formosa (←), Barreiras (↖), Barra (↑), Caetité (↘), Januária (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.06.24 – ...):Bishop João Santos Cardoso (59)Bishop João Santos Cardoso (59)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Bom Jesus da Lapa (Roman Rite)

Bishop João Santos Cardoso (59)Bishop João Santos Cardoso (59)Permalink
(2015.06.24 – ...)

Bishop of Bom Jesus da Lapa (Brazil)

In eo qui me confortat

Born:1961.12.03 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1986.12.27
Consecrated Bishop:2012.02.11

Bishop of São Raimundo Nonato (Brazil) (2011.12.14 – 2015.06.24)

Bishop of Bom Jesus da Lapa (Brazil) (2015.06.24 – ...)

Archbishop Josafá Menezes da Silva (62)Bishop Josafá Menezes da Silva (62) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2014.05.20 – 2015.06.24)

Bishop José Valmor César Teixeira, S.D.B. (68)Bishop José Valmor César Teixeira, S.D.B. (68)Permalink
(2009.01.28 – 2014.03.20)

Bishop of São José dos Campos (Brazil)

Somos de Deus

Born:1953.03.01 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1979.12.09
Consecrated Bishop:2009.03.29

Bishop of Bom Jesus da Lapa (Brazil) (2009.01.28 – 2014.03.20)

Bishop of São José dos Campos (Brazil) (2014.03.20 – ...)

Bishop Francisco Batistela, C.SS.R.Permalink
(1990.04.18 – 2009.01.28)

Born:1931.09.30 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1957.01.25
Consecrated Bishop:1990.07.01
Died:2010.10.20 († 79)

Bishop of Bom Jesus da Lapa (Brazil) (1990.04.18 – 2009.01.28)

Bishop José Nicomedes GrossiPermalink
(1962.08.28 – 1990.03.15)

Respice stellam

Born:1915.09.15 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1940.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1963.01.25
Died:2009.06.21 († 93)

Bishop of Bom Jesus da Lapa (Brazil) (1962.08.28 – 1990.03.15)

Former Prelates


as of 2021.09.23

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