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Diocese of

San Ignacio de Velasco

Bolivia Bolivia

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 197,000 km²

Population: 236,000 Catholics (89.9% of 262,600 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Santa Cruz de la Sierra

Neighbouring Dioceses: Camiri (↙), Santa Cruz de la Sierra (↙), Ñuflo de Chávez (←), El Beni (↖), Guajará-Mirim (↑), Juína (↗), São Luíz de Cáceres (→), Chaco Paraguayo (↘), Corumbá (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Statistics: 22 parishes, 1 mission, 31 priests (20 diocesan, 11 religious), 65 lay religious (12 brothers, 53 sisters), 2 seminarians (2014)

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Camiri (↙), Santa Cruz de la Sierra (↙), Ñuflo de Chávez (←), El Beni (↖), Guajará-Mirim (↑), Juína (↗), São Luíz de Cáceres (→), Chaco Paraguayo (↘), Corumbá (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2016.11.04 – ...):Bishop Robert Herman Flock Bever (60)Bishop Robert Herman Flock Bever (60)

Ordinaries

Bishops of San Ignacio de Velasco (Roman Rite)

Bishop Robert Herman Flock Bever (60)Bishop Robert Herman Flock Bever (60)Permalink
(2016.11.04 – ...)

Bishop of San Ignacio de Velasco (Bolivia)

Born:1956.11.04 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1982.07.09
Consecrated Bishop:2013.01.17

Titular Bishop of Forlimpopoli (2012.10.31 – 2016.11.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cochabamba (Bolivia) (2012.10.31 – 2016.11.04)

Bishop of San Ignacio de Velasco (Bolivia) (2016.11.04 – ...)

Bishop Carlos Stetter (75)Bishop Carlos Stetter (75)Permalink
(1995.07.29 – 2016.11.04)

Bishop emeritus of San Ignacio de Velasco (Bolivia)

Born:1941.03.09 (Bolivia)
Ordained Priest:1966.07.01
Consecrated Bishop:1988.02.28

Titular Bishop of Horrea (1987.10.03 – 1995.01.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of San Ignacio de Velasco (Bolivia) (1987.10.03 – 1995.01.07)

Coadjutor Bishop of San Ignacio de Velasco (Bolivia) (1995.01.07 – 1995.07.29)

Bishop of San Ignacio de Velasco (Bolivia) (1995.07.29 – 2016.11.04)

Bishop Federico Bonifacio Madersbacher Gasteiger, O.F.M.Permalink
(1994.11.03 – 1995.07.29)

Born:1919.01.08 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1947.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1970.08.30
Died:2007.04.28 († 88)

Coadjutor Vicar Apostolic of Chiquitos (Bolivia) (1970.04.09 – 1974.08.21)

Titular Bishop of Bulla (1970.04.09 – 1994.11.03)

Vicar Apostolic of Chiquitos (Bolivia) (1974.08.21 – 1994.11.03)

Bishop of San Ignacio de Velasco (Bolivia) (1994.11.03 – 1995.07.29)

Vicars Apostolic of Chiquitos (Roman Rite)

Bishop Federico Bonifacio Madersbacher Gasteiger, O.F.M.Permalink
(1974.08.21 – 1994.11.03)

(see above)

Bishop José Calasanz Rosenhammer, O.F.M.Permalink
(1949.05.12 – 1974.08.21)

Urbi et orbi

Born:1900.01.01 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1923.07.27
Consecrated Bishop:1949.08.21
Died:2003.04.26 († 103)

Vicar Apostolic of Chiquitos (Bolivia) (1949.05.12 – 1974.08.21)

Titular Bishop of Ampora (1949.05.12 – 2003.04.26)

Apostolic Administrator of Ñuflo de Chávez (Bolivia) (1952 – 1953.11.16)

Bishop Juan Tarsicio Senner, O.F.M.Permalink
(1942.02.25 – 1949)

Born:1895.08.03 (Austria)
Ordained Priest:1919.11.16
Consecrated Bishop:1942.06.29
Died:1985.04.23 († 89)

Vicar Apostolic of Chiquitos (Bolivia) (1942.02.25 – 1949)

Titular Bishop of Rusadus (1942.02.25 – 1951.10.26)

Auxiliary Bishop of Sucre (Bolivia) (1949 – 1951.10.26)

Bishop of Cochabamba (Bolivia) (1951.10.26 – 1965.08.19)

Titular Bishop of Equizetum (1965.08.19 – 1976.01.23)

Bishop Bertoldo Bühl, O.F.M.Permalink
(1931.01.08 – 1941)

Born:1885.10.04 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1909.06.16
Consecrated Bishop:1931.03.01
Died:1968.04.19 († 82)

Titular Bishop of Cartennæ (1931.01.03 – 1951.10.26)

Vicar Apostolic of Chiquitos (Bolivia) (1931.01.08 – 1941)

Apostolic Administrator of Cochabamba (Bolivia) (1943 – 1951.10.26)

Bishop of Oruro (Bolivia) (1951.10.26 – 1953.06.17)

Titular Bishop of Methone (1953.06.17 – 1968.04.19)

Former Prelates


as of 2016.12.03

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