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Diocese of

Brejo

Brazil Brazil

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Brejo / Breien(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: São Luís do Maranhão

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (18)

Coroatá (←), São Luís do Maranhão (↖), Parnaíba (↗), Campo Maior (↘), Teresina (↓), Caxias do Maranhão (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.05.05 – ...):Bishop José Valdeci Santos Mendes (61)Bishop José Valdeci Santos Mendes (61)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Brejo (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Valdeci Santos Mendes (61)Bishop José Valdeci Santos Mendes (61)
(2010.05.05 – ...)

Bishop of Brejo (Brazil)

Bonus pastor animam suam dat pro ovibus

Born:1961.09.12 (Coroatá, MA, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1994.12.11
Consecrated Bishop:2010.08.21

Bishop of Brejo (Brazil) (2010.05.05 – ...)

Bishop Valter Carrijo, S.D.S. (89)Bishop Valter Carrijo, S.D.S. (89)
(1991.09.25 – 2010.05.05)

Bishop emeritus of Brejo (Brazil)

Ut Vitam Habeant

Born:1934.01.22 (Uberlandia, MG, Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1961.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1989.04.15

Coadjutor Bishop of Brejo (Brazil) (1989.01.18 – 1991.09.25)

Bishop of Brejo (Brazil) (1991.09.25 – 2010.05.05)

Bishop Afonso de Oliveira Lima, S.D.S.
(1971.11.29 – 1991.09.25)

Duc in altum

Born:1916.08.28 (Brazil)
Ordained Priest:1940.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1972.04.09
Died:1994.08.31 († 78)

Bishop of Brejo (Brazil) (1971.11.29 – 1991.09.25)

Former Prelates

Contact Info

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Statistics

Area: 21,218 km²

Population: 496,450 Catholics (71.9% of 690,526 total) (2020)

Statistics: 19 parishes, 4 missions, 26 priests (17 diocesan, 9 religious), 2 deacons, 39 lay religious (10 brothers, 29 sisters), 4 seminarians (2020)

History

Last updated on 2023.02.02

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