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Romanian Diocese of

Maramureş

Romania Romania

Continent: East Europe

Rite: Romanian (Byzantine)

Type: Diocese

Population: 51,129 Catholics (2018)

Statistics: 165 parishes, 152 priests (145 diocesan, 7 religious), 48 lay religious (9 brothers, 39 sisters), 12 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia

Neighbouring Dioceses: Oradea Mare (↙), Nyíregyháza (←), Mukacheve (↖), Kolomyia (↗), Chernivtsi (↗), Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia (↘), Cluj–Gherla (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Address: str. Vasile Lucaciu, nr. 50, 430341, Baia Mare, MM, Romania

Phone: 0262-215807

Websites: LinkLinkLink

History


Special Churches

Oradea Mare (↙), Nyíregyháza (←), Mukacheve (↖), Kolomyia (↗), Chernivtsi (↗), Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia (↘), Cluj–Gherla (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2011.06.11 – ...):Bishop Vasile Bizău (51)Bishop Vasile Bizău (51)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Maramureş (Romanian Rite)

Bishop Vasile Bizău (51)Bishop Vasile Bizău (51)Permalink
(2011.06.11 – ...)

Bishop of Maramureş of the Romanians (Romania)

Born:1969.10.14 (Romania)
Ordained Priest:1997.08.31
Consecrated Bishop:2007.12.16

Titular Bishop of Appiaria (2007.10.27 – 2011.06.11)

Bishop of Curia of the Romanians (2007.10.27 – 2011.06.11)

Bishop of Maramureş of the Romanians (Romania) (2011.06.11 – ...)

Bishop Ioan ŞişeşteanPermalink
(1994.07.20 – 2011.04.12)

Born:1936.06.11 (Romania)
Ordained Priest:1972.03.13
Consecrated Bishop:1994.09.11
Died:2011.04.12 († 74)

Bishop of Maramureş of the Romanians (Romania) (1994.07.20 – 2011.04.12)

Cardinal Lucian Mureşan (90)Bishop Lucian Mureşan (90) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1990.03.14 – 1994.07.04)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Atanasio
Major Archbishop of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia of the Romanians (Romania)
President of Synod of the Romanian Church
Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Romania

Fiat voluntas tua

Born:1931.05.23 (Ferneziu, Romania)
Ordained Priest:1964.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1990.05.27
Created Cardinal:2012.02.18

Bishop of Maramureş of the Romanians (Romania) (1990.03.14 – 1994.07.04)

President of Synod of the Romanian Church (1994 – ...)

Metropolitan of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia of the Romanians (Romania) (1994.07.04 – 2005.12.16)

President of Episcopal Conference of Romania (1998 – 2001)

President of Episcopal Conference of Romania (2004.06 – 2007.05)

Major Archbishop of Făgăraş şi Alba Iulia of the Romanians (Romania) (2005.12.16 – ...)

President of Episcopal Conference of Romania (2010.06 – 2012.11)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Atanasio (2012.02.18 [2012.10.08] – ...)

President of Episcopal Conference of Romania (2016.05.11 – 2019.04.10)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Romania (2019.04.10 – ...)

Bishop Ioan DragomirPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1964 – 1985.04.25)

Blessed Bishop Alexandru RusuPermalink
(1930.10.17 – 1963.05.09)

Born:1884.11.22 (Șăulia, Romania)
Ordained Priest:1910.08.02
Consecrated Bishop:1931.01.30
Died:1963.05.09 🩸 (Gherla, Romania † 78)
Beatified:2019.06.02 (Blaj, Romania)

Bishop of Maramureş of the Romanians (Romania) (1930.10.17 – 1963.05.09)

Martyr. Bishop.

Blessed Bishop Iuliu HossuPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1930.07.19 – 1931.01.31)

Former Prelates


as of 2021.06.30

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