Diocese of

Comodoro Rivadavia

Argentina Argentina

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Comodoro Rivadavia / Rivadaviæ (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bahía Blanca

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint John Bosco (January 31)

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: Rivadavia 750, U9000AKW, Comodoro Rivadavia, Argentina

Phone: (0297) 4472647

Present Prelates

Bishop (2024.02.22 – ...):Bishop Jorge Luis Wagner (57)Bishop Jorge Luis Wagner (57)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Comodoro Rivadavia (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jorge Luis Wagner (57)Bishop Jorge Luis Wagner (57)
(2024.02.22 – ...)

Bishop of Comodoro Rivadavia (Argentina)

Born:1967.01.19 (Guaminí, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1993.09.02
Consecrated Bishop:2019.11.16

Priest of Bahía Blanca (Argentina) (1993.09.02 – 2019.09.24)

Titular Bishop of Gergis (2019.09.24 – 2024.02.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Bahía Blanca (Argentina) (2019.09.24 – 2024.02.22)

Bishop of Comodoro Rivadavia (Argentina) (2024.02.22 – ...)

Bishop Roberto Pio Álvarez (55)Bishop Roberto Pio Álvarez (55)
(Apostolic Administrator 2023.10.19 – 2024.02.22)

Bishop Joaquín Gimeno Lahoz (75)Bishop Joaquín Gimeno Lahoz (75)
(2010.07.15 – 2023.10.19)

Bishop emeritus of Comodoro Rivadavia (Argentina)

Me amó y se entregó por mí

Born:1948.10.06 (La Mata de Olmos, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1973.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:2010.10.15

Priest of Teruel y Albarracín (Spain) (1973.06.29 – 2010.07.15)

Bishop of Comodoro Rivadavia (Argentina) (2010.07.15 – 2023.10.19)

Bishop Virginio Domingo Bressanelli, S.C.I. (81)Bishop Virginio Domingo Bressanelli, S.C.I. (81)
(2005.02.19 – 2010.02.10)

Bishop emeritus of Neuquén (Argentina)

Aquí estoy, oh dios, para hacer tu voluntad

Born:1942.05.01 (Berabevú, 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.
(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.
(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.
(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)
(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

Special Churches

Churches by City (18)

Aysén (←), Esquel (↖), Rawson (↗), Río Gallegos (↓)

Statistics (2023)

Area: 50,913 km²

Population: 143,360 Catholics (59.2% of 242,267 total)

Pastoral Centres: 17 parishes

Personnel: 19 priests (18 diocesan, 1 religious), 16 deacons, 17 religious (1 brother, 16 sisters), 1 seminarian

Population

Pastoral Centres

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Religious

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Last updated on 2024.02.23

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