Diocese of

Buenaventura

Colombia Colombia

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Buenaventura / Bonaventuren(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cali

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.06.30 – ...):Bishop Rubén Darío Jaramillo Montoya (57)Bishop Rubén Darío Jaramillo Montoya (57)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Buenaventura (Roman Rite)

Bishop Rubén Darío Jaramillo Montoya (57)Bishop Rubén Darío Jaramillo Montoya (57)
(2017.06.30 – ...)

Bishop of Buenaventura (Colombia)

Born:1966.08.15 (Santa Rosa de Cabal, Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1992.10.04
Consecrated Bishop:2017.07.29

Priest of Pereira (Colombia) (1992.10.04 – 2017.06.30)

Bishop of Buenaventura (Colombia) (2017.06.30 – ...)

Bishop Héctor Epalza Quintero, P.S.S.
(2004.04.29 – 2017.06.30)

Born:1940.06.14 (Convención, Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1965.07.14
Consecrated Bishop:2004.07.16
Died:2021.02.02 (Pereira, Colombia † 80)

Bishop of Buenaventura (Colombia) (2004.04.29 – 2017.06.30)

Archbishop Juan Francisco Sarasti Jaramillo, C.I.M.
(Apostolic Administrator 2004.02.21 – 2004.04.29)

Bishop Rigoberto Corredor Bermúdez (75)Bishop Rigoberto Corredor Bermúdez (75)
(1996.11.30 – 2003.12.19)

Bishop of Pereira (Colombia)

Born:1948.08.05 (Arabia, Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1973.11.18
Consecrated Bishop:1988.03.26

Priest of Pereira (Colombia) (1973.11.18 – 1988.02.26)

Titular Bishop of Rusguniæ (1988.02.26 – 1996.11.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Pereira (Colombia) (1988.02.26 – 1996.11.30)

Bishop of Buenaventura (Colombia) (1996.11.30 – 2003.12.19)

Bishop of Garzón (Colombia) (2003.12.19 – 2011.07.15)

Bishop of Pereira (Colombia) (2011.07.15 – ...)

Vicars Apostolic of Buenaventura (Roman Rite)

Bishop Heriberto Correa Yepes, M.X.Y.
(1973.01.29 – 1996.11.30)

Born:1916.08.06 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1939.11.12
Consecrated Bishop:1973.03.27
Died:2010.09.09 († 94)

Prefect Apostolic of Mitú (Colombia) (1953.03.27 – 1967)

Vicar Apostolic of Buenaventura (Colombia) (1973.01.29 – 1996.11.30)

Titular Bishop of Casæ nigræ (1973.01.29 – 2010.09.09)

Bishop Gerardo Valencia Cano, M.X.Y.
(1953.03.24 – 1972.01.21)

Born:1917.08.26 (Vanuatu)
Ordained Priest:1942.11.29
Consecrated Bishop:1953.05.24
Died:1972.01.21 († 54)

Prefect Apostolic of Mitú (Colombia) (1949.07.19 – 1953.03.24)

Titular Bishop of Rhesaina (1953.03.24 – 1972.01.21)

Vicar Apostolic of Buenaventura (Colombia) (1953.03.24 – 1972.01.21)

Special Churches

Istmina–Tadó (↑), Palmira (↗), Cali (→), Guapi (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 6,297 km²

Population: 229,081 Catholics (72.7% of 315,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 22 parishes, 11 missions

Personnel: 38 priests (26 diocesan, 12 religious), 2 deacons, 48 religious (16 brothers, 32 sisters), 7 seminarians

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