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Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Los Altos, Quetzaltenango–Totonicapán

Guatemala Guatemala

Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese

Suffragan Sees: Huehuetenango, Quiché, San Marcos, Sololá–Chimaltenango, Suchitepéquez–Retalhuleu

Neighbouring Dioceses: San Marcos (←), Huehuetenango (↖), Quiché (↗), Sololá–Chimaltenango (→), Suchitepéquez–Retalhuleu (↓)

Patron Saint: Virgen del Rosario

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

San Marcos (←), Huehuetenango (↖), Quiché (↗), Sololá–Chimaltenango (→), Suchitepéquez–Retalhuleu (↓)

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2011.07.14 – ...):Archbishop Mario Alberto Molina Palma, O.A.R. (66)Archbishop Mario Alberto Molina Palma, O.A.R. (66)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Guatemala

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Los Altos, Quetzaltenango–Totonicapán (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Mario Alberto Molina Palma, O.A.R. (66)Archbishop Mario Alberto Molina Palma, O.A.R. (66)
(2011.07.14 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Los Altos, Quetzaltenango–Totonicapán (Guatemala)
Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Guatemala

Ut Ecclesia ædificationem accipiat

Born:1948.10.13 (Panama)
Ordained Priest:1975.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2005.01.22

Bishop of Quiché (Guatemala) (2004.10.29 – 2011.07.14)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Los Altos, Quetzaltenango–Totonicapán (Guatemala) (2011.07.14 – ...)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Guatemala (2012.03 – ...)

Bishop Gonzalo de Villa y Vásquez, S.J. (60)Bishop Gonzalo de Villa y Vásquez, S.J. (60)
(Apostolic Administrator 2010.10 – 2011.07.14)

Archbishop Oscar Julio Vian Morales, S.D.B. (67)Archbishop Oscar Julio Vian Morales, S.D.B. (67)
(2007.04.19 – 2010.10.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago de Guatemala (Guatemala)

Discípulo y misionero de Jesús

Born:1947.10.18 (Guatemala)
Ordained Priest:1976.08.15
Consecrated Bishop:1997.02.01

Titular Bishop of Pupiana (1996.11.30 – 2007.04.19)

Vicar Apostolic of El Petén (Guatemala) (1996.11.30 – 2007.04.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Los Altos, Quetzaltenango–Totonicapán (Guatemala) (2007.04.19 – 2010.10.02)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Guatemala (Guatemala) (2010.10.02 – 2013.04.25)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Santiago de Guatemala (Guatemala) (2013.04.25 – ...)

Archbishop Victor Hugo Martínez Contreras (84)Archbishop Victor Hugo Martínez Contreras (84)
(1996.02.13 – 2007.04.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Los Altos, Quetzaltenango–Totonicapán (Guatemala)

Born:1930.03.29 (Guatemala)
Ordained Priest:1956.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:1971.01.10

Titular Bishop of Naissus (1970.11.30 – 1975.09.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Huehuetenango (Guatemala) (1970.11.30 – 1975.09.20)

Bishop of Huehuetenango (Guatemala) (1975.09.20 – 1987.04.04)

President of Episcopal Conference of Guatemala (1986 – 1988)

Bishop of Quetzaltenango, Los Altos (Guatemala) (1987.04.04 – 1996.02.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Los Altos, Quetzaltenango–Totonicapán (Guatemala) (1996.02.13 – 2007.04.19)

President of Episcopal Conference of Guatemala (1998 – 2002)

Bishops of Quetzaltenango, Los Altos (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Victor Hugo Martínez Contreras (84)Bishop Victor Hugo Martínez Contreras (84) (later Archbishop)
(1987.04.04 – 1996.02.13)

(see above)

Bishop Oscar Garcia Urizar
(1980.03.04 – 1987.01.08)

Born:1921.11.26 (Guatemala)
Ordained Priest:1949.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:1980.04.26
Died:2006.09.05 († 84)

Bishop of Quetzaltenango, Los Altos (Guatemala) (1980.03.04 – 1987.01.08)

Bishop Luis Manresa Formosa, S.J.
(1955.11.30 – 1979.05.30)

Born:1915.04.08 (Guatemala)
Ordained Priest:1948.07.29
Consecrated Bishop:1956.01.06
Died:2010.12.25 († 95)

Bishop of Quetzaltenango, Los Altos (Guatemala) (1955.11.30 – 1979.05.30)

President of Episcopal Secretariat of Central America and Panama (1971 – 1972)

Second Vice-President of Latin American Episcopal Council (1972 – 1979)

Bishop Jorge García Cabalieros
(1928.06.30 – 1955.04.05)

Born:1879.04.23
Ordained Priest:1903.03.28
Consecrated Bishop:1928.11.11
Died:1955.04.05 († 75)

Bishop of Quetzaltenango, Los Altos (Guatemala) (1928.06.30 – 1955.04.05)

Apostolic Administrator of Sololá (Guatemala) (1951.03.10 – 1955.04.05)

Apostolic Administrator of San Marcos (Guatemala) (1951.03.10 – 1955.04.05)

Former Prelates


as of 2014.10.29

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