GCatholic.org


Map

Diocese of

San Marcos

Guatemala Guatemala

Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 3,791 km²

Population: 685,483 Catholics (67.2% of 1,020,713 total) (2018)

Statistics: 30 parishes, 1 mission, 47 priests (40 diocesan, 7 religious), 99 lay religious (8 brothers, 91 sisters), 16 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Los Altos, Quetzaltenango–Totonicapán

Neighbouring Dioceses: Tapachula (←), Huehuetenango (↑), Los Altos, Quetzaltenango–Totonicapán (→), Suchitepéquez–Retalhuleu (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint Mark the Evangelist

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Tapachula (←), Huehuetenango (↑), Los Altos, Quetzaltenango–Totonicapán (→), Suchitepéquez–Retalhuleu (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2021.01.11 – ...):Bishop Bernabé de Jesús Sagastume Lemus, O.F.M. Cap. (59)Bishop Bernabé de Jesús Sagastume Lemus, O.F.M. Cap. (59)

Ordinaries

Bishops of San Marcos (Roman Rite)

Bishop Bernabé de Jesús Sagastume Lemus, O.F.M. Cap. (59)Bishop Bernabé de Jesús Sagastume Lemus, O.F.M. Cap. (59)Permalink
(2021.01.11 – ...)

Bishop of San Marcos (Guatemala)

Ut omnes unum sint

Born:1961.05.20 (Guatemala)
Ordained Priest:1987.01.31
Consecrated Bishop:2007.10.06

Bishop of Santa Rosa de Lima (Guatemala) (2007.07.28 – 2021.01.11)

Bishop of San Marcos (Guatemala) (2021.01.11 – ...)

Bishop Carlos Enrique Trinidad GómezPermalink
(2014.11.04 – 2018.05.09)

Born:1955.03.18 (Ciudad de Guatemala, Guatemala)
Ordained Priest:1984.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:2015.01.31
Died:2018.05.09 († 63)

Bishop of San Marcos (Guatemala) (2014.11.04 – 2018.05.09)

Cardinal Álvaro Leonel Ramazzini Imeri (73)Bishop Álvaro Leonel Ramazzini Imeri (73) (later Cardinal)Permalink
(1988.12.15 – 2012.05.14)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Giovanni Evangelista a Spinaceto
Bishop of Huehuetenango (Guatemala)

Ay de mí si no evangelizo

Born:1947.07.16 (Guatemala, Guatemala)
Ordained Priest:1971.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:1989.01.06
Created Cardinal:2019.10.05

Bishop of San Marcos (Guatemala) (1988.12.15 – 2012.05.14)

President of Episcopal Secretariat of Central America and Panama (2001 – 2005)

President of Episcopal Conference of Guatemala (2006 – 2008.01)

Bishop of Huehuetenango (Guatemala) (2012.05.14 – ...)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Giovanni Evangelista a Spinaceto (2019.10.05 – ...)

Bishop Julio Amílcar Bethancourt FioravantiPermalink
(1984.04.04 – 1988.03.10)

Born:1937.04.09 (Guatemala)
Ordained Priest:1963.12.29
Consecrated Bishop:1983.01.31
Died:2006.07.04 († 69)

Titular Bishop of Pomaria (1982.12.03 – 1984.04.04)

Auxiliary Bishop of Guatemala (Guatemala) (1982.12.03 – 1984.04.04)

Bishop of San Marcos (Guatemala) (1984.04.04 – 1988.03.10)

Bishop of Huehuetenango (Guatemala) (1988.03.10 – 1996.04.27)

Bishop of Santa Rosa de Lima (Guatemala) (1996.04.27 – 2006.07.04)

Bishop Próspero Penados del Barrio (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1971.12.07 – 1983.12.01)

Born:1925.08.28 (Guatemala)
Ordained Priest:1951.03.24
Consecrated Bishop:1966.11.19
Died:2005.05.13 († 79)

Titular Bishop of Turres Ammeniæ (1966.07.28 – 1971.12.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of San Marcos (Guatemala) (1966.07.28 – 1971.12.07)

Bishop of San Marcos (Guatemala) (1971.12.07 – 1983.12.01)

President of Episcopal Conference of Guatemala (1982 – 1986)

Bishop-Prelate of Santo Cristo de Esquipulas (Guatemala) (1983.12.01 – 1986.06.24)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Guatemala (Guatemala) (1983.12.01 – 2001.06.19)

President of Episcopal Secretariat of Central America and Panama (1988 – 1992)

Bishop Celestino Miguel Fernández Pérez, O.F.M.Permalink
(1955.11.30 – 1971.12.07)

Born:1895.11.22 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1920.02.28
Consecrated Bishop:1956.01.06
Died:1972.02.20 († 76)

Bishop of San Marcos (Guatemala) (1955.11.30 – 1971.12.07)

Bishop Jorge García CabalierosPermalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1951.03.10 – 1955.04.05)

Former Prelates


as of 2021.01.13

© 2021 GCatholic.org

Up