Fransiskus Xaverius Sukendar Wignyosumarta

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The Very Reverend
Fransiskus Xaverius Sukendar Wignyosumarta
Church Saint Virgin Mary of Holy Rosary Cathedral Church
Archdiocese Archdiocese of Semarang
Province Central Java
Metropolis Semarang
In office Vicar General of Archdiocese of Semarang
Predecessor Mgr. Pius Riana Prapdi
Ordination 12 August 1992
by Julius Cardinal Darmaatmadja, SJ
Personal details
Birth name Sukendar Wignyosumarta
Born (1964-08-08)8 August 1964
Nationality Indonesian
Denomination Roman Catholic
Residence Archdiocese of Semarang
Parents Antonius Kayat Wignyosumarta and Anastasia Kasinah
Previous post Episcopal Vicar of Semarang

Fransiskus Xaverius Sukendar Wignyosumarta (born 8 August 1964) was the Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Semarang. Before that, he was an Episcopal Vicar of Semarang and a Parish Priest of Semarang Cathedral.

Early career[edit]

Sukendar was baptisized with the name Fransiskus Xaverius on September 1964 in Banteng Church, Yogyakarta. His mother died in 1981 and his father died in 1999.

He was ordained to the priesthood in 1992 by the incumbent Archbishop of Semarang, Julius Darmaatmadja. After that, he was ordered to serve at St. St. Mary of the Assumption Church, Klaten as a curate until 1995. After that, he served at Minor Seminary of Mertoyudan, Magelang until 2003. In 2003, Sukendar was appointed to serve at Sragen, staying until 2008.

Archdiocese of Semarang[edit]

Sukendar was appointed Episcopal Vicar of Semarang and as a parish priest of Semarang Cathedral on August 15, 2008, replacing Julius Sukardi. Semarang Cathedral was located near Tugu Muda Monument, in what became the city's downtown area. His leadership at Semarang Cathedral ended on August 26, 2012.

On August 6, 2012, Sukendar was appointed Vicar General of Archdiocese of Semarang, taking the position on August 26, 2012.[1]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Perkenalan Pribadi FX Sukendar". Retrieved 2013-09-27.