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Diocese of

Gualeguaychú

Argentina Argentina

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Gualeguaychú / Gualeguaychen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Paraná

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Special Churches

Churches by City (36)

San Nicolás de los Arroyos (↙), Rosario (←), Paraná (↖), Concordia (↑), Salto (↗), Mercedes (→), San Isidro (↓), Zárate–Campana (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.03.28 – ...):Bishop Héctor Luis Zordán, M.SS.CC. (65)Bishop Héctor Luis Zordán, M.SS.CC. (65)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Gualeguaychú (Roman Rite)

Bishop Héctor Luis Zordán, M.SS.CC. (65)Bishop Héctor Luis Zordán, M.SS.CC. (65)Permalink
(2017.03.28 – ...)

Bishop of Gualeguaychú (Argentina)

Born:1956.11.30 (Calchaquí, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1984.11.17
Consecrated Bishop:2017.05.28

Bishop of Gualeguaychú (Argentina) (2017.03.28 – ...)

Twitter FeedArchbishop Jorge Eduardo Lozano (67)Bishop Jorge Eduardo Lozano (67) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2005.12.22 – 2016.08.31)

Metropolitan Archbishop of San Juan de Cuyo (Argentina)
General Secretary of Latin American Episcopal Council

Born:1955.02.10 (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1982.12.03
Consecrated Bishop:2000.03.25

Titular Bishop of Furnos maior (2000.01.04 – 2005.12.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires (Argentina) (2000.01.04 – 2005.12.22)

Bishop of Gualeguaychú (Argentina) (2005.12.22 – 2016.08.31)

Coadjutor Archbishop of San Juan de Cuyo (Argentina) (2016.08.31 – 2017.06.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of San Juan de Cuyo (Argentina) (2017.06.17 – ...)

General Secretary of Latin American Episcopal Council (2020.11.06 – ...)

Bishop Luis Guillermo EichhornPermalink
(1996.12.05 – 2004.11.30)

Que seamos todos uno

Born:1942.06.26 (Gilbert, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1968.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1997.03.19
Died:2022.05.25 (Gualeguaychú, Argentina † 79)

Bishop of Gualeguaychú (Argentina) (1996.12.05 – 2004.11.30)

Bishop of Morón (Argentina) (2004.11.30 – 2017.06.30)

Bishop Pedro BoxlerPermalink
(1967.04.25 – 1996.12.05)

Pro mundi vita

Born:1920.08.03 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1944.08.06
Consecrated Bishop:1967.06.18
Died:1998.01.01 († 77)

Bishop of Gualeguaychú (Argentina) (1967.04.25 – 1996.12.05)

Bishop Jorge Ramón ChalupPermalink
(1957.03.13 – 1966.07.11)

Veritatem facientes in caritate

Born:1911.03.22 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1935.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1957.06.09
Died:1966.07.11 († 55)

Bishop of Gualeguaychú (Argentina) (1957.03.13 – 1966.07.11)

Contact Info

Address: Monseñor J. Chalup 30, E2822EZB, Gualeguaychú, Argentina

Phone: (03446) 426336

Website: Link

Statistics

Area: 33,887 km²

Population: 277,375 Catholics (75.4% of 368,000 total) (2020)

Statistics: 36 parishes, 48 priests (41 diocesan, 7 religious), 10 deacons, 49 lay religious (13 brothers, 36 sisters), 9 seminarians (2020)

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Nuestra Señora del Rosario (October 7), Nuestra Señora del Rosario (March 19)

History

Last updated on 2022.09.23

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