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Diocese of

Villarrica

Chile Chile

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 14,544 km²

Population: 251,390 Catholics (60.1% of 418,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Concepción

Neighbouring Dioceses: Temuco (↑), Neuquén (→), Valdivia (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Sagrado Corazón

Statistics: 30 parishes, 610 missions, 47 priests (31 diocesan, 16 religious), 25 deacons, 246 lay religious (31 brothers, 215 sisters), 15 seminarians (2015)

Address: Gerónimo de Alderete 939, Villarrica, Chile

Phone: 45-411189

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Temuco (↑), Neuquén (→), Valdivia (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.02.07 – ...):Bishop Francisco Javier Stegmeier Schmidlin (56)Bishop Francisco Javier Stegmeier Schmidlin (56)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Villarrica (Roman Rite)

Bishop Francisco Javier Stegmeier Schmidlin (56)Bishop Francisco Javier Stegmeier Schmidlin (56)Permalink
(2009.02.07 – ...)

Bishop of Villarrica (Chile)

Veritas in Caritate

Born:1962.05.19 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1988.12.03
Consecrated Bishop:2009.04.19

Bishop of Villarrica (Chile) (2009.02.07 – ...)

Bishop Sixto José Parzinger Foidl, O.F.M. Cap. (86)Bishop Sixto José Parzinger Foidl, O.F.M. Cap. (86)Permalink
(2001.11.19 – 2009.02.07)

Bishop emeritus of Villarrica (Chile)

Ad ædificationem fidei

Born:1931.12.21 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1960.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1978.03.05

Titular Bishop of Gaguari (1977.12.17 – 2001.11.19)

Vicar Apostolic of Araucanía (Chile) (1977.12.17 – 2001.11.19)

Bishop of Villarrica (Chile) (2001.11.19 – 2009.02.07)

Vicars Apostolic of Araucanía (Roman Rite)

Bishop Sixto José Parzinger Foidl, O.F.M. Cap. (86)Bishop Sixto José Parzinger Foidl, O.F.M. Cap. (86)Permalink
(1977.12.17 – 2001.11.19)

(see above)

Bishop Carlos Guillermo Hartl de Laufen, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1958.03.05 – 1977.02.06)

Deus omnia in omnibus

Born:1904.05.10 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1928.07.15
Consecrated Bishop:1957.03.17
Died:1977.02.06 († 72)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Araucanía (Chile) (1956.11.09 – 1958.03.05)

Titular Bishop of Stratonicea in Caria (1956.11.09 – 1977.02.06)

Vicar Apostolic of Araucanía (Chile) (1958.03.05 – 1977.02.06)

Bishop Guido Benedetto Beck de Ramberga, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1928.03.28 – 1958.03.05)

Evangelizare pauperibus misit me

Born:1885.12.09 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1910.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1928.08.05
Died:1958.03.05 († 72)

Prefect Apostolic of Araucanía (Chile) (1925.01.20 – 1928.03.28)

Titular Bishop of Mastaura in Asia (1928.03.28 – 1958.03.05)

Vicar Apostolic of Araucanía (Chile) (1928.03.28 – 1958.03.05)

Prefects Apostolic of Araucanía (Roman Rite)

Fr. Guido Benedetto Beck de Ramberga, O.F.M. Cap. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1925.01.20 – 1928.03.28)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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