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Diocese of

Santarém

Portugal Portugal

Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Santarém (Português) / Santaremen(sis) in Lusitania (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Lisboa

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (121)

Lisboa (↙), Leiria–Fátima (↑), Coimbra (↗), Portalegre–Castelo Branco (→), Évora (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.10.07 – ...):Bishop José Augusto Traquina Maria (69)Bishop José Augusto Traquina Maria (69)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Santarém (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Augusto Traquina Maria (69)Bishop José Augusto Traquina Maria (69)
(2017.10.07 – ...)

Bishop of Santarém (Portugal)

Alegrai-vos sempre no senhor

Born:1954.01.21 (Alcobaça, Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1985.06.30
Consecrated Bishop:2014.06.01

Titular Bishop of Lugura (2014.04.17 – 2017.10.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lisboa (Portugal) (2014.04.17 – 2017.10.07)

Bishop of Santarém (Portugal) (2017.10.07 – ...)

Bishop Manuel Pelino Domingues (81)Bishop Manuel Pelino Domingues (81)
(1998.01.27 – 2017.10.07)

Bishop emeritus of Santarém (Portugal)

O Senhor enviou-me a anuntiar a boa nova

Born:1941.10.07 (Lentisqueira, Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1965.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1988.03.13

Titular Bishop of Lemellefa (1987.12.19 – 1998.01.27)

Auxiliary Bishop of Porto (Portugal) (1987.12.19 – 1998.01.27)

Bishop of Santarém (Portugal) (1998.01.27 – 2017.10.07)

Bishop António Francisco Marques, O.F.M.
(1975.07.16 – 1997.08.28)

Born:1927.06.15 (Portugal)
Ordained Priest:1952.07.20
Consecrated Bishop:1975.10.04
Died:1997.08.28 († 70)

Bishop of Santarém (Portugal) (1975.07.16 – 1997.08.28)

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Statistics

Area: 3,203 km²

Population: 230,300 Catholics (81.6% of 282,400 total) (2020)

Statistics: 113 parishes, 253 missions, 59 priests (50 diocesan, 9 religious), 16 deacons, 113 lay religious (11 brothers, 102 sisters), 5 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Imaculada Conceição da Virgem Santa Maria (December 8)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: July 16

Liturgical Calendar 📅

History

Last updated on 2023.01.27

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