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Diocese of

Ciudad Quesada

Costa Rica Costa Rica

Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 9,838 km²

Population: 242,800 Catholics (69.0% of 351,750 total) (2017)

Statistics: 19 parishes, 4 missions, 44 priests (33 diocesan, 11 religious), 30 lay religious (14 brothers, 16 sisters) (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: San José

Neighbouring Dioceses: Tilarán–Liberia (←), Juigalpa (↑), Limón (→), San José (↘), Alajuela (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

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History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.03.15 – ...):Bishop José Manuel Garita Herrera (54)Bishop José Manuel Garita Herrera (54)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Ciudad Quesada (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Manuel Garita Herrera (54)Bishop José Manuel Garita Herrera (54)Permalink
(2014.03.15 – ...)

Bishop of Ciudad Quesada (Costa Rica)

Mi gracia te basta

Born:1965.03.26 (Costa Rica)
Ordained Priest:1988.11.26
Consecrated Bishop:2014.05.17

Bishop of Ciudad Quesada (Costa Rica) (2014.03.15 – ...)

Bishop Oswaldo Brenes ÁlvarezPermalink
(2008.03.19 – 2012.12.31)

Envíame tu luz y tu verdad

Born:1942.08.05 (Costa Rica)
Ordained Priest:1966.12.18
Consecrated Bishop:2008.05.24
Died:2013.02.11 († 70)

Bishop of Ciudad Quesada (Costa Rica) (2008.03.19 – 2012.12.31)

Bishop Ángel San Casimiro Fernández, O.A.R. (77)Bishop Ángel San Casimiro Fernández, O.A.R. (77)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2007.10 – 2008.03.19)

Bishop Ángel San Casimiro Fernández, O.A.R. (77)Bishop Ángel San Casimiro Fernández, O.A.R. (77)Permalink
(1995.07.25 – 2007.07.03)

Bishop emeritus of Alajuela (Costa Rica)

Vobis enim episcopus vobiscum sum Christianus

Born:1942.09.16 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1965.10.03
Consecrated Bishop:1995.10.07

Bishop of Ciudad Quesada (Costa Rica) (1995.07.25 – 2007.07.03)

Secretary General of Episcopal Secretariat of Central America and Panama (2005.03 – 2011)

Bishop of Alajuela (Costa Rica) (2007.07.03 – 2018.03.01)

Apostolic Administrator of Ciudad Quesada (Costa Rica) (2007.10 – 2008.03.19)

Secretary General of Episcopal Conference of Costa Rica (2012 – 2017.08.11)


as of 2020.01.02

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