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Diocese of

Celaya

Mexico Mexico

Continent: North America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 8,768 km²

Population: 1,548,200 Catholics (88.8% of 1,742,650 total) (2018)

Statistics: 79 parishes, 234 priests (188 diocesan, 46 religious), 440 lay religious (74 brothers, 366 sisters), 40 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: León

Neighbouring Dioceses: Irapuato (←), León (↖), San Luis Potosí (↑), Querétaro (→), Morelia (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Address: Manuel Doblado # 110 Col. Centro, 38000 - Celaya, Gto., Mexico

Phone: (461) 6-12-48-35

Websites: LinkTwitter Feed

History


Special Churches

Irapuato (←), León (↖), San Luis Potosí (↑), Querétaro (→), Morelia (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2021.06.12 – ...):Bishop Víctor Alejandro Aguilar Ledesma (56)Bishop Víctor Alejandro Aguilar Ledesma (56)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Celaya (Roman Rite)

Bishop Víctor Alejandro Aguilar Ledesma (56)Bishop Víctor Alejandro Aguilar Ledesma (56)Permalink
(2021.06.12 – ...)

Bishop of Celaya (Mexico)

Born:1965.04.05 (San Guillermo, Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1989.12.10
Consecrated Bishop:2016.02.25

Titular Bishop of Castulo (2015.12.01 – 2021.06.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Morelia (Mexico) (2015.12.01 – 2021.06.12)

Bishop of Celaya (Mexico) (2021.06.12 – ...)

Bishop José Benjamín Castillo Plascencia (76)Bishop José Benjamín Castillo Plascencia (76)Permalink
(2010.04.29 – 2021.06.12)

Bishop emeritus of Celaya (Mexico)

Pro eis

Born:1945.09.09 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1974.04.14
Consecrated Bishop:2000.01.08

Titular Bishop of Sufasar (1999.11.18 – 2003.02.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of Guadalajara (Mexico) (1999.11.18 – 2003.02.08)

Bishop of Tabasco (Mexico) (2003.02.08 – 2010.04.29)

Bishop of Celaya (Mexico) (2010.04.29 – 2021.06.12)

Bishop Lázaro Pérez JiménezPermalink
(2003.07.26 – 2009.10.25)

Born:1943.09.09 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1968.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1991.06.29
Died:2009.10.25 († 66)

Bishop of Autlán (Mexico) (1991.05.15 – 2003.07.26)

Bishop of Celaya (Mexico) (2003.07.26 – 2009.10.25)

Bishop Jesús Humberto Velázquez GarayPermalink
(1988.04.28 – 2003.07.26)

Born:1940.05.16 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1964.03.12
Consecrated Bishop:1983.05.04
Died:2013.06.22 († 73)

Titular Bishop of Belesasa (1983.02.10 – 1988.04.28)

Auxiliary Bishop of Culiacán (Mexico) (1983.02.10 – 1988.04.28)

Bishop of Celaya (Mexico) (1988.04.28 – 2003.07.26)

Bishop Victorino Alvarez TenaPermalink
(1974.02.14 – 1987.11.04)

Born:1920.03.10 (Mexico)
Ordained Priest:1943.04.10
Consecrated Bishop:1962.07.25
Died:1987.11.04 († 67)

Bishop of Apatzingán (Mexico) (1962.05.24 – 1974.02.14)

Bishop of Celaya (Mexico) (1974.02.14 – 1987.11.04)


as of 2021.09.23

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