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Diocese of

Comodoro Rivadavia

Argentina Argentina

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 146,552 km²

Population: 497,650 Catholics (77.4% of 642,770 total) (2018)

Statistics: 29 parishes, 60 missions, 39 priests (30 diocesan, 9 religious), 12 deacons, 56 lay religious (12 brothers, 44 sisters), 3 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bahía Blanca

Neighbouring Dioceses: Aysén (←), Esquel (↖), San Carlos de Bariloche (↖), Viedma (↑), Río Gallegos (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Saint John Bosco (January 31)

Address: Rivadavia 750, U9000AKW, Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina

Phone: (0297) 4472647

History


Special Churches

Aysén (←), Esquel (↖), San Carlos de Bariloche (↖), Viedma (↑), Río Gallegos (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.07.15 – ...):Bishop Joaquín Gimeno Lahoz (72)Bishop Joaquín Gimeno Lahoz (72)
Auxiliary Bishop (2017.11.28 – ...):Bishop Roberto Pio Álvarez (53)Bishop Roberto Pio Álvarez (53)

Titular Bishop of Sozopolis in Hæmimonto

Ordinaries

Bishops of Comodoro Rivadavia (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joaquín Gimeno Lahoz (72)Bishop Joaquín Gimeno Lahoz (72)Permalink
(2010.07.15 – ...)

Bishop of Comodoro Rivadavia (Argentina)

Me amó y se entregó por mí

Born:1948.10.06 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1973.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2010.10.15

Bishop of Comodoro Rivadavia (Argentina) (2010.07.15 – ...)

Bishop Virginio Domingo Bressanelli, S.C.I. (79)Bishop Virginio Domingo Bressanelli, S.C.I. (79)Permalink
(2005.02.19 – 2010.02.10)

Bishop emeritus of Neuquén (Argentina)

Aquí estoy, oh dios, para hacer tu voluntad

Born:1942.05.01 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1966.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:2005.05.13

Superior General of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred Heart (Dehonians) (1991.05.24 – 2003.05.27)

Bishop of Comodoro Rivadavia (Argentina) (2005.02.19 – 2010.02.10)

Coadjutor Bishop of Neuquén (Argentina) (2010.02.10 – 2011.11.08)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Argentina (2011.11.08 – 2014.11.11)

Bishop of Neuquén (Argentina) (2011.11.08 – 2017.08.03)

Bishop Pedro Luis Ronchino, S.D.B.Permalink
(1993.01.30 – 2005.02.19)

Oh Maria madre mia

Born:1928.06.18 (Rosario, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1954.08.01
Consecrated Bishop:1993.03.19
Died:2020.07.01 (Córdoba, Argentina † 92)

Bishop of Comodoro Rivadavia (Argentina) (1993.01.30 – 2005.02.19)

Bishop Argimiro Daniel Moure Piñeiro, S.D.B.Permalink
(1975.04.05 – 1992.09.08)

Born:1921.03.12 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1948.09.18
Consecrated Bishop:1975.06.07
Died:1992.09.08 († 71)

Bishop of Comodoro Rivadavia (Argentina) (1975.04.05 – 1992.09.08)

Bishop Eugenio Santiago Peyrou, S.D.B.Permalink
(1964.06.24 – 1974.02.19)

Amor y sacrificio

Born:1913.10.29 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1939.12.17
Consecrated Bishop:1964.08.16
Died:2005.03.02 († 91)

Bishop of Comodoro Rivadavia (Argentina) (1964.06.24 – 1974.02.19)

Bishop Carlos Mariano Pérez Eslava, S.D.B. (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1957.03.13 – 1963.12.26)

Animas quærere

Born:1907.11.24 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1933.07.09
Consecrated Bishop:1957.05.19
Died:1985.03.25 († 77)

Bishop of Comodoro Rivadavia (Argentina) (1957.03.13 – 1963.12.26)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Salta (Argentina) (1963.12.26 – 1984.01.07)

Former Prelates


as of 2021.07.12

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