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Diocese of

Comodoro Rivadavia

Argentina Argentina

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Bahía Blanca

Neighbouring Dioceses: Río Gallegos (↓), Aysén (←), Esquel (↖), San Carlos de Bariloche (↖), Viedma (↑)

Patron Saint: San Juan Bosco (January 31)

Address: Rivadavia 750, U9000AKW, Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina

Phone: (0297) 4472647

History

  • 1957.02.11: Established as Diocese of Comodoro Rivadavia / Rivadaviæ (Latin) (from Diocese of Viedma)
  • 1961.04.10: Lost territory to establish Diocese of Río Gallegos
  • 2009.03.14: Lost territory to establish Territorial Prelature of Esquel

Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.07.15 – ...):Bishop Joaquín Gimeno Lahoz (65)Bishop Joaquín Gimeno Lahoz (65)
Auxiliary Bishop (2014.03.13 – ...):Bishop Fernando Martín Croxatto (57)Bishop-elect Fernando Martín Croxatto (57)

Titular Bishop of Fissiana

Ordinaries

Bishops of Comodoro Rivadavia (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joaquín Gimeno Lahoz (65)Bishop Joaquín Gimeno Lahoz (65)
(2010.07.15 – ...)

Bishop of Comodoro Rivadavia (Argentina)

Born:1948.10.06 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1973.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2010.10.15

Bishop of Comodoro Rivadavia (Argentina) (2010.07.15 – ...)

Bishop Virginio Domingo Bressanelli, S.C.I. (71)Bishop Virginio Domingo Bressanelli, S.C.I. (71)
(2005.02.19 – 2010.02.10)

Bishop of Neuquén (Argentina)

Born:1942.05.01 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1966.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:2005.05.13

Superior General of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred Heart (Dehonians) (1991.05.24 – 2003.05.27)

Bishop of Comodoro Rivadavia (Argentina) (2005.02.19 – 2010.02.10)

Coadjutor Bishop of Neuquén (Argentina) (2010.02.10 – 2011.11.08)

Bishop of Neuquén (Argentina) (2011.11.08 – ...)

Bishop Pedro Luis Ronchino, S.D.B. (85)Bishop Pedro Luis Ronchino, S.D.B. (85)
(1993.01.30 – 2005.02.19)

Bishop emeritus of Comodoro Rivadavia (Argentina)

Born:1928.06.18 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1954.08.01
Consecrated Bishop:1993.03.19

Bishop of Comodoro Rivadavia (Argentina) (1993.01.30 – 2005.02.19)

Bishop Argimiro Daniel Moure Piñeiro, S.D.B.
(1975.04.05 – 1992.09.08)

Born:1921.03.12 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1948.09.18
Consecrated Bishop:1975.06.07
Died:1992.09.08 († 71)

Bishop of Comodoro Rivadavia (Argentina) (1975.04.05 – 1992.09.08)

Bishop Eugenio Santiago Peyrou, S.D.B.
(1964.06.24 – 1974.02.19)

Born:1913.10.29 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1939.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:1964.08.16
Died:2005.03.02 († 91)

Bishop of Comodoro Rivadavia (Argentina) (1964.06.24 – 1974.02.19)

Bishop Carlos Mariano Pérez Eslava, S.D.B. (later Archbishop)
(1957.03.13 – 1963.12.26)

Born:1907.11.24 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1933.07.09
Consecrated Bishop:1957.05.19
Died:1985.03.25 († 77)

Bishop of Comodoro Rivadavia (Argentina) (1957.03.13 – 1963.12.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Salta (Argentina) (1963.12.26 – 1984.01.07)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.04.21

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