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Diocese of

Concepción

Argentina Argentina

Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 10,000 km²

Population: 310,400 Catholics (73.2% of 423,800 total) (2018)

Statistics: 22 parishes, 1 mission, 27 priests (diocesan), 12 deacons, 31 lay religious (31 sisters), 5 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Tucumán

Neighbouring Dioceses: Cafayate (↖), Tucumán (↑), Santiago del Estero (→), Catamarca (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for Bishops

Patron Saint: Inmaculada Concepción (December 8), Saint John the Baptist (June 24)

Address: España 1525, T4146CCG, Concepción, Argentina

Phone: (03865) 421376

History


Special Churches

Cafayate (↖), Tucumán (↑), Santiago del Estero (→), Catamarca (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2021.06.26 – ...):Bishop José Antonio Díaz (60)Bishop José Antonio Díaz (60)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Concepción (Roman Rite)

Bishop José Antonio Díaz (60)Bishop José Antonio Díaz (60)Permalink
(2021.06.26 – ...)

Bishop of Concepción (Argentina)

Born:1960.10.23 (El Cano, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1985.12.14
Consecrated Bishop:2021.08.12

Bishop of Concepción (Argentina) (2021.06.26 – ...)

Bishop José Melitón ChávezPermalink
(2020.03.19 – 2021.05.25)

Born:1957.07.02 (Romero Pozo, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1985.11.29
Consecrated Bishop:2015.12.04
Died:2021.05.25 (Tucumán, Argentina † 63)

Bishop of Añatuya (Argentina) (2015.10.17 – 2019.10.16)

Coadjutor Bishop of Concepción (Argentina) (2019.10.16 – 2020.03.19)

Bishop of Concepción (Argentina) (2020.03.19 – 2021.05.25)

Bishop Armando José María Rossi, O.P. (76)Bishop Armando José María Rossi, O.P. (76)Permalink
(2001.07.28 – 2020.03.19)

Bishop emeritus of Concepción (Argentina)

Laudare benedicere prædicare

Born:1945.04.14 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1970.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:2000.12.22

Coadjutor Bishop of Concepción (Argentina) (2000.11.14 – 2001.07.28)

Bishop of Concepción (Argentina) (2001.07.28 – 2020.03.19)

Bishop Bernardo Enrique Witte, O.M.I.Permalink
(1992.07.08 – 2001.07.28)

Con María, madre de Jesús

Born:1926.07.27 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1954.04.11
Consecrated Bishop:1977.05.20
Died:2015.02.21 († 88)

Bishop of La Rioja (Argentina) (1977.04.14 – 1992.07.08)

Bishop of Concepción (Argentina) (1992.07.08 – 2001.07.28)

Bishop Jorge Arturo Meinvielle, S.D.B.Permalink
(1980.11.08 – 1991.04.23)

Born:1931.11.03 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1958.11.23
Consecrated Bishop:1980.12.13
Died:2003.03.02 († 71)

Bishop of Concepción (Argentina) (1980.11.08 – 1991.04.23)

Bishop of San Justo (Argentina) (1991.04.23 – 2003.03.02)

Bishop Juan Carlos FerroPermalink
(1963.08.12 – 1980.03.07)

Born:1908.06.24 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1934.07.08
Consecrated Bishop:1963.12.21
Died:1980.03.07 († 71)

Bishop of Concepción (Argentina) (1963.08.12 – 1980.03.07)

Former Prelates


as of 2021.09.23

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