Diocese of Dili

Bishop Ricardo da Silva

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Bishop Alberto Ricardo da Silva

Keuskupan Dili, P.O. BOX 50 AV, Dos Direitos Humanos Bidau, Lecidere, Timor Leste

+670 - 3324850

Fax :-

cediocesedili@gmail.com

Bishop Alberto Ricardo da Silva was born in Aileu on April 24, 1943. He was ordained a priest on Aug. 15, 1972. Pope John Paul II appointed him Bishop of Dili on Feb. 27, 2004. His episcopal ordination was on May 2, 2004. Bishop Ricardo da Silva's motto is Servus Verbi Domini (Servant of the Word of God).

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Basilio do Nascimento (2003 - 2004)
  • Bishop Carlos Filipe Ximenes Belo, SDB (1983 - 2002)
  • Monsignor Martinho da Costa Lopes (1977 - 1983 - deceased)
  • Bishop Jose Joaquim Ribeiro (1967 - 1977 - deceased)
  • Bishop Jaime Garcia Goulart (1941 - 1967 - deceased)