Jacinto Vera

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This article is about the Uruguayan cleric. For barrio of Montevideo, see Jacinto Vera, Montevideo.
Venerable Bishop
Jacinto Vera y Durán
Bishop of Montevideo
Mons. Jacinto Vera, Primer Obispo de Montevideo, 1878.jpg
Durán - 1878.
Church Roman Catholic Church
Diocese Montevideo
See Montevideo
Appointed 15 July 1878
Term ended 6 May 1881
Successor Inocencio María Yéregui
Other posts Titular Bishop of Megara (1864-1881)
Orders
Ordination 5 June 1841
Consecration 16 July 1865
by Mariano José de Escalada Bustillo y Zeballos
Rank Bishop
Personal details
Born (1813-07-03)3 July 1813
Santa Catarina, Brazil
Died 6 May 1881(1881-05-06) (aged 67)
Pan de Azúcar, Uruguay
Buried Montevideo Metropolitan Cathedral
Parents Gerardo Vera & Josefa Durán
Previous post Apostolic Vicar of Montevideo (1859-1878)
Sainthood
Venerated in Roman Catholic Church
Title as Saint Venerable
Attributes Bishop's attire

Jacinto Vera y Durán (3 July 1813 - 6 May 1881) was a Uruguayan Roman Catholic cleric and the first Bishop of Montevideo. A barrio of Montevideo is named after him.

Pope Pius XI conferred upon him the title of Servant of God on 27 July 1935 when his cause for beatification commenced. Pope Francis recognized his life of heroic virtue and proclaimed him to be Venerable on 5 May 2015.

Bibliography[edit]

  • Lorenzo A. Pons, Biografía del Ilmo. y Revmo. señor don Jacinto Vera y Durán, primer Obispo de Montevideo, Barreiro y Ramos, Montevideo, 1904.
  • Rafael Algorta Camusso, Monseñor Don Jacinto Vera. Notas biográficas, Colegio Sagrado Corazón, Montevideo, 1931.
  • Ennrique Passadore, La vida de Mons. Jacinto Vera. Padre de la Iglesia Uruguaya, Montevideo Entre Siglos, Montevideo, 1997.
  • Beatriz Torrendell Larravide, Geografía Histórica de Jacinto Vera. 150 años de la Misión, edición de la autora, Montevideo, 2010.
  • José Gabriel González Merlano, El conflicto eclesiástico (1861-1862). Aspectos jurídicos de la discusión acerca del Patronato Nacional, Universidad Católica del Uruguay y Tierra Adentro, Montevideo 2010.
  • Laura Álvarez Goyoaga, Don Jacinto Vera. El misionero santo (Historia novelada) Doble clic, Montevideo, 2010

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