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Diocese of

Lomas de Zamora

Argentina Argentina

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 1,352 km²

Population: 2,048,000 Catholics (80.1% of 2,556,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Buenos Aires

Neighbouring Dioceses: Gregorio de Laferrere (←), San Justo (↖), Buenos Aires (↑), Avellaneda–Lanús (↗), Quilmes (→), Chascomús (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Nuestra Señora de la Paz (01.24, 2° domingo de septiembre)

Statistics: 59 parishes, 225 missions, 124 priests (69 diocesan, 55 religious), 78 deacons, 377 lay religious (93 brothers, 284 sisters), 15 seminarians (2015)

Address: Portela 433, B1832HXI, Lomas de Zamora, Argentina

Phone: (011) 4244-5253

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History


Special Churches

Gregorio de Laferrere (←), San Justo (↖), Buenos Aires (↑), Avellaneda–Lanús (↗), Quilmes (→), Chascomús (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2008.10.14 – ...):Bishop Jorge Rubén Lugones, S.J. (66)Bishop Jorge Rubén Lugones, S.J. (66)
Auxiliary Bishop (2014.11.21 – ...):Bishop Jorge Martín Torres Carbonell (64)Bishop Jorge Martín Torres Carbonell (64)

Titular Bishop of Aquæ in Byzacena

Auxiliary Bishop (2017.11.20 – ...):Bishop Jorge Ignacio García Cuerva (50)Bishop Jorge Ignacio García Cuerva (50)

Titular Bishop of Lacubaza

Ordinaries

Bishops of Lomas de Zamora (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jorge Rubén Lugones, S.J. (66)Bishop Jorge Rubén Lugones, S.J. (66)Permalink
(2008.10.14 – ...)

Bishop of Lomas de Zamora (Argentina)

A mayor gloria de Dios

Born:1952.07.31 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1988.12.03
Consecrated Bishop:1999.07.30

Bishop of Orán (Argentina) (1999.06.02 – 2008.10.14)

Bishop of Lomas de Zamora (Argentina) (2008.10.14 – ...)

Archbishop Agustín Roberto Radrizzani, S.D.B. (74)Bishop Agustín Roberto Radrizzani, S.D.B. (74) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2001.04.24 – 2007.12.27)

Archbishop of Mercedes–Luján (Argentina)

Hemos creido en el amor

Born:1944.09.22 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1972.03.25
Consecrated Bishop:1991.06.20

Bishop of Neuquén (Argentina) (1991.05.14 – 2001.04.24)

Bishop of Lomas de Zamora (Argentina) (2001.04.24 – 2007.12.27)

Archbishop of Mercedes–Luján (Argentina) (2007.12.27 – ...)

Bishop Desiderio Elso CollinoPermalink
(1972.11.07 – 2001.04.24)

Born:1926.03.21 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1953.04.04
Consecrated Bishop:1972.02.13
Died:2002.10.04 († 76)

Titular Bishop of Capo della Foresta (1972.01.21 – 1972.11.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Rosario (Argentina) (1972.01.21 – 1972.11.07)

Bishop of Lomas de Zamora (Argentina) (1972.11.07 – 2001.04.24)

Bishop Alejandro SchellPermalink
(1963.04.10 – 1972.09.07)

Born:1897.10.09 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1922.12.13
Consecrated Bishop:1958.04.20
Died:1972.09.07 († 74)

Titular Bishop of Birtha (1958.02.14 – 1963.04.10)

Coadjutor Bishop of Lomas de Zamora (Argentina) (1958.02.14 – 1963.04.10)

Bishop of Lomas de Zamora (Argentina) (1963.04.10 – 1972.09.07)

Bishop Filemón CastellanoPermalink
(1957.03.13 – 1963.04.10)

Born:1908.04.30 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1930.09.14
Consecrated Bishop:1957.05.19
Died:1980.09.27 († 72)

Bishop of Lomas de Zamora (Argentina) (1957.03.13 – 1963.04.10)

Titular Bishop of Hadrianopolis in Pisidia (1963.04.10 – 1970.12.20)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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