Diocese of

Girona

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Continent: West Europe

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Girona / Gérone (français) / Gerunden(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Tarragona

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: September 21

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2024.02.29 – ...):Bishop Octavi Vilà Mayo, O. Cist. (62)Bishop Octavi Vilà Mayo, O. Cist. (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Girona (Roman Rite)

Bishop Octavi VilĂ  Mayo, O. Cist. (62)Bishop Octavi VilĂ  Mayo, O. Cist. (62)
(2024.02.29 – ...)

Bishop of Girona (Spain)

PrĂŠsis ut prodes

Born:1961.12.11 (Tarragona, Spain)
Ordained Priest:2015.05.01
Consecrated Bishop:2024.04.21

Bishop of Girona (Spain) (2024.02.29 – ...)

Bishop Francisco Pardo Artigas
(2008.07.16 – 2022.03.31)

Ut vitam habeatis

Born:1946.06.26 (Torrelles de Foix, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1973.05.31
Consecrated Bishop:2008.10.10
Died:2022.03.31 (Girona, Spain † 75)

Priest of Barcelona (Spain) (1973.05.31 – 2004.06.15)

Priest of Terrassa (Spain) (2004.06.15 – 2008.07.16)

Bishop of Girona (Spain) (2008.07.16 – 2022.03.31)

Bishop Carles Soler PerdigĂł
(2001.10.30 – 2008.07.16)

Born:1932.09.12 (Barcelona, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1960.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1991.09.22
Died:2023.12.09 (Girona, Spain † 91)

Priest of Barcelona (Spain) (1960.03.19 – 1991.07.16)

Titular Bishop of Anglona (1991.07.16 – 2001.10.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Barcelona (Spain) (1991.07.16 – 2001.10.30)

Bishop of Girona (Spain) (2001.10.30 – 2008.07.16)

Bishop Jaume Camprodon Rovira
(1973.09.01 – 2001.10.30)

Born:1926.12.18 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1949.05.22
Consecrated Bishop:1973.10.21
Died:2016.12.26 († 90)

Bishop of Girona (Spain) (1973.09.01 – 2001.10.30)

Bishops of Gerona (Roman Rite)

Bishop Narciso Jubany Arnau (later Cardinal)
(1964.02.07 – 1971.12.03)

Ut veritas evangelii permaneat

Born:1913.08.12 (Santa Coloma de Farnés, Spain)
Ordained Priest:1939.07.30
Consecrated Bishop:1956.01.22
Created Cardinal:1973.03.05
Died:1996.12.26 (Barcelona, Spain † 83)

Priest of Barcelona (Spain) (1939.07.30 – 1955.11.24)

Titular Bishop of Orthosia in PhƓnicia (1955.11.24 – 1964.02.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Barcelona (Spain) (1955.11.24 – 1964.02.07)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1964.02.07 – 1971.12.03)

Archbishop of Barcelona (Spain) (1971.12.03 – 1990.03.23)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Lorenzo in Damaso (1973.03.05 – 1996.12.26)

Bishop José Cartaña Inglés
(1933.12.29 – 1963.07.31)

Born:1875.09.13 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1899.09.17
Consecrated Bishop:1934.04.22
Died:1963.07.31 († 87)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1933.12.29 – 1963.07.31)

Bishop José Vila y Martínez
(1925.12.14 – 1932.09.01)

Born:1866.10.17 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1889.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1926.02.24
Died:1932.09.01 († 65)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1925.12.14 – 1932.09.01)

Bishop Gabriel Llompart y Jaume Santandreu
(1922.06.27 – 1925.04.30)

Non ministrari sed ministrare

Born:1862.11.16 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1886.12.13
Consecrated Bishop:1918.09.15
Died:1928.12.09 († 66)

Bishop of San Cristóbal de La Laguna (Spain) (1918.05.17 – 1922.06.27)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1922.06.27 – 1925.04.30)

Bishop of Mallorca (Spain) (1925.04.30 – 1928.12.09)

Bishop Francisco de Paula Mas y Oliver
(1915.04.10 – 1920.04.16)

Born:1860.11.28 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1884.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1915.07.04
Died:1920.04.16 († 59)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1915.04.10 – 1920.04.16)

Bishop Francisco de Pol y Baralt
(1906.12.06 – 1914.06.06)

Born:1854.06.09 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1879.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1907.06.16
Died:1914.06.06 († 59)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1906.12.06 – 1914.06.06)

Bishop TomĂĄs Sivilla y Gener
(1877.12.31 – 1906.01.08)

Born:1817.10.18 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1878.05.12
Died:1906.01.08 († 88)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1877.12.31 – 1906.01.08)

Bishop Isidoro Valls y Pascual
(1875.09.23 – 1877.09.11)

Born:1822.03.01 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1847.09.18
Consecrated Bishop:1876.01.09
Died:1877.09.11 († 55)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1875.09.23 – 1877.09.11)

Bishop Constantino Bonet Zanuy (later Archbishop)
(1862.05.21 – 1875.09.17)

Born:1808.03.10 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1862.10.19
Died:1878.10.10 († 70)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1862.05.21 – 1875.09.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tarragona (Spain) (1875.09.17 – 1878.10.10)

Bishop Florencio Llorente MontĂłn
(1847.12.17 – 1862.01.17)

Born:1797.11.07 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1848.03.05
Died:1862.01.17 († 64)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1847.12.17 – 1862.01.17)

Bishop Dionisio Castaño BermĂșdez
(1825.02.24 – 1834.04.24)

Born:1769.04.08 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1825.10.30
Died:1834.04.24 († 65)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1825.02.24 – 1834.04.24)

Bishop Juan Miguel PĂ©rez GonzĂĄlez
(1819.06.04 – 1824.12.07)

Born:1745.09.23 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1819.10.10
Died:1824.12.07 († 79)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) ([1819.04.22] 1819.06.04 – 1824.12.07)

Bishop Antonio Allué y Sessé (later Patriarch)
(1817.04.14 – 1818.07.25)

Born:1766.08.16 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1817.06.29
Died:1842.05.17 († 75)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1817.04.14 – 1818.07.25)

Patriarch of Indias Occidentales (1820.09.19 – 1842.05.17)

Bishop Pedro Valero
(1815.03.15 – 1815.08.21)

Born:1758.06.05 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1786
Consecrated Bishop:1815.06.11
Died:1815.08.21 († 57)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1815.03.15 – 1815.08.21)

Bishop Juan Agapito RamĂ­rez Arellano
(1798.08.28 – 1810.12.21)

Born:1738.08.18 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1798.11.11
Died:1810.12.21 († 72)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1798.08.28 – 1810.12.21)

Bishop Santiago PĂ©rez Arenillas
(1796.06.27 – 1797.10.17)

Born:1739.08.11 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1796.09.18
Died:1797.10.17 († 58)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1796.06.27 – 1797.10.17)

Bishop TomĂĄs Lorenzana ButrĂłn
(1775.03.13 – 1796.01.21)

Born:1727.03.07 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1775.05.07
Died:1796.01.21 († 68)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1775.03.13 – 1796.01.21)

Bishop Manuel Antonio Palmero Rallo
(1756.07.19 – 1794.05.07)

Born:1706.12.29 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1756
Died:1794.05.07 († 87)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1756.07.19 – 1794.05.07)

Bishop Lorenzo Taranco Mujaurrieta
(1745.03.08 – 1756.02.03)

Born:1688.08.11 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1712.09.24
Consecrated Bishop:1736.07
Died:1756.02.03 († 67)

Titular Bishop of Auzia (1736.02.27 – 1745.03.08)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago de Compostela (Spain) (1736.02.27 – 1745.03.08)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1745.03.08 – 1756.02.03)

Bishop Baltasar Bastero LladĂł
(1728.12.15 – 1745.03.02)

Born:1687.11.20 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1729

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1728.12.15 – 1745.03.02)

Bishop Pedro CopĂłns CopĂłns (later Archbishop)
(1726.09.11 – 1728.12.15)

Born:1679.09.30 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1726.12.01
Died:1753.04.18 († 73)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1726.09.11 – 1728.12.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tarragona (Spain) (1728.12.15 – 1753.04.18)

Bishop José Taberner Dårdena
(1720.12.16 – 1726.01.16)

Born:1670.05.17 (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1721.05.01
Died:1726.01.16 († 55)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1720.12.16 – 1726.01.16)

Bishop Miguel Juan de Taverner y RubĂ­ (later Archbishop)
(1699.11.29 – 1720.08.01)

Born: (Spain)
Died:1721.03.24

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1699.11.29 – 1720.08.01)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tarragona (Spain) (1720.08.01 – 1721.03.24)

Bishop Alonso de Balmaseda, O.E.S.A.
(1673.09.25 – 1679)

Died:1684

Bishop of Cassano all’Jonio (Italy) (1670.07.16 – 1673.09.25)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1673.09.25 – 1679)

Bishop of Zamora (Spain) (1679 – 1684)

Bishop Gregorio Parcero de Castro, O.S.B.
(1633.12.19 – 1655.11.29)

Born:1566.03.12 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1631
Died:1663.12.17 († 97)

Bishop of Perpignan–Elne (France) (1630.08.12 – 1633.12.19)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1633.12.19 – 1655.11.29)

Bishop of Tortosa (Spain) (1655.11.29 – 1663.12.17)

Bishop GarcĂ­a Gil Manrique
(1627.08.30 – 1633.11.28)

Born: (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1618.04.29
Died:1655

Titular Bishop of Utica (1618.03.05 – 1627.08.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Cuenca (Spain) (1618.03.05 – 1627.08.30)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1627.08.30 – 1633.11.28)

Bishop of Barcelona (Spain) (1633.11.28 – 1655)

Bishop Francisco Senjust, O.S.B.
(1622.08.24 – 1627.03.10)

Consecrated Bishop:1621.12.12
Died:1627.03.10

Bishop of Perpignan–Elne (France) (1621.08.09 – 1622.08.24)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1622.08.24 – 1627.03.10)

Bishop Pedro Moncada
(1620.12.14 – 1621.12.29)

Born: (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1621.03.07
Died:1621.12.29

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1620.12.14 – 1621.12.29)

Bishop Onofre Reart
(1611.12.19 – 1621.02.17)

Born:1553 (France)
Consecrated Bishop:1599.05.30
Died:1622.10.13 († 68)

Bishop of Elne (France) (1599.02.01 – 1601.09.01)

Bishop of Perpignan–Elne (France) (1601.09.01 – 1608.03.03)

Bishop of Vic (Spain) (1608.03.03 – 1611.12.19)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1611.12.19 – 1621.02.17)

Bishop Francisco Arévalo de Zuaco
(1598.04.02 – 1611.01.10)

Born: (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1598.07.26
Died:1611.01.10

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1598.04.02 – 1611.01.10)

Bishop Jaime Casador
(1583.12.12 – 1597.05.19)

Born: (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1584
Died:1597.05.19

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1583.12.12 – 1597.05.19)

Bishop Benito Tocco, O.S.B.
(1572.09.05 – 1583.05.11)

Born:1514 (Italy)
Died:1585.01.31 († 70)

Bishop of Vic (Spain) (1564.11.06 – 1572.09.05)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1572.09.05 – 1583.05.11)

Bishop of LĂ©rida (Spain) (1583.05.11 – 1585.01.31)

Bishop Pedro Carlos, O.S.
(1565.08.22 – 1572.06.01)

Born: (Spain)
Died:1572.06.01

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1565.08.22 – 1572.06.01)

Bishop Gonzalo Arias Gallego
(1556.04.13 – 1565.08.22)

Born: (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1556.05.31
Died:1575.04.28

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1556.04.13 – 1565.08.22)

Bishop of Cartagena (Spain) (1565.08.22 – 1575.04.28)

Bishop Juan Margarit
(1534.06.08 – 1554.10.21)

Born: (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1534.12
Died:1554.10.21

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1534.06.08 – 1554.10.21)

Bishop Guillermo Raimundo Boil, O.S.H.
(1508.07.28 – 1532.11.28)

Born: (Spain)
Died:1532.11.28

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1508.07.28 – 1532.11.28)

Bishop Juan de Espés
(1507.02.19 – 1508.09.06)

Born: (Spain)
Consecrated Bishop:1507.06
Died:1530.10.24

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1507.02.19 – 1508.09.06)

Bishop of Urgell (Spain) (1515.04.18 – 1530.10.24)

Bishop Berenguer de Pau
(1486 – 1506)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1486 – 1506)

Cardinal Juan Margarit i Pau
(1461.09.23 – 1484.11.21)

Born:1421? (Spain)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:
Created Cardinal:1483.11.15
Died:1484.11.21 († 62)

Bishop of Elne (France) (1453.03.23 – 1461.09.23)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1461.09.23 – 1484.11.21)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Vitale (1483.11.15 – 1484.03.17)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Balbina (1484.03.17 – 1484.11.21)

Bishop Jaime Francisco de Cardona i de AragĂłn (later Cardinal)
(1459.10.15 – 1461.09.23)

Born:1405? (Spain)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:
Created Cardinal:1461.12.18
Died:1466.12.01 († 60)

Bishop of Vic (Spain) (1445.05.28 – 1459.10.15)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1459.10.15 – 1461.09.23)

Bishop of Urgell (Spain) (1461.09.23 – 1466.12.01)

Cardinal-Priest with no Title assigned (1461.12.18 – 1466.12.01)

Bishop Cosme de Montserrat
(1458 – 1459)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1458 – 1459)

Bishop of Vic (Spain) (1459 – 1473)

Cardinal Rodrigo de Borja y Borja (later Pope Alexander VI)
(Apostolic Administrator 1457 – 1458.06.30)

Bishop Bernardo de Pau
(1436 – 1457)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1436 – 1457)

Cardinal Juan Casanova, O.P.
(Apostolic Administrator 1431.08.08 – 1436.03.01)

Bishop Andrés de Bertrån
(1419 – 1429)

Died:1433.07.15

Bishop of Barcelona (Spain) (1415 – 1419)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1419 – 1429)

Apostolic Administrator of Barcelona (Spain) (1431 – 1433.07.15)

Bishop Gonzalo de Santa MarĂ­a
(1419 – 1419)

Died:1448.12.12

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1419 – 1419)

Bishop of Astorga (Spain) (1419 – 1423.07.02)

Bishop of Plasencia (Spain) (1423.07.02 – 1446)

Bishop of SigĂŒenza (Spain) (1446 – 1448.12.12)

Bishop Dalmau de Mur y CervellĂł (later Archbishop)
(1415 – 1419)

Born: (Spain)
Died:1456.09.12

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1415 – 1419)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tarragona (Spain) (1419 – 1431.06.18)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Zaragoza (Spain) (1431.06.18 – 1456.09.12)

Bishop RamĂłn de Castellar
(1409 – 1415)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1409 – 1415)

Bishop Francisco de Blanes
(1408 – 1409)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1408 – 1409)

Pseudocardinal Berenguer de Anglesola
(1384.12.14 – 1408.08.23)

Born: (Spain)
Ordained Priest:
Consecrated Bishop:1385.08.05
Created Cardinal:1397.12.21
Died:1408.08.23

Bishop of Huesca–Jaca (Spain) (1383.01.18 – 1384.12.14)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1384.12.14 – 1408.08.23)

Pseudocardinal-Priest of S. Clemente (1397.12.21 – 1408.08.23â–Œ)

Bishop BertrĂĄn de MontrodĂł
(1374 – 1384)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1374 – 1384)

Bishop Jaime de Trilla
(1369 – 1374)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1369 – 1374)

Bishop Iñigo de Vallterra (later Archbishop)
(1362 – 1369.03.03)

Died:1407.02.17

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1362 – 1369.03.03)

Bishop of Segorbe–Albarracín (Spain) (1369.03.03 – 1380.05.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Tarragona (Spain) (1380.05.28 – 1407.02.17)

Bishop Berenguer de CruĂŻlles
(1348 – 1362)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1348 – 1362)

Bishop Arnaldo de MontrodĂł
(1335 – 1348)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1335 – 1348)

Bishop Gilberto de Cruilles
(1334 – 1335)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1334 – 1335)

Bishop GastĂłn de Montcada
(1328.12.05 – 1334)

Bishop of Huesca–Jaca (Spain) (1324.11.14 – 1328.12.05)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1328.12.05 – 1334)

Bishop Pedro de Urrea
(1325 – 1328.12.09)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1325 – 1328.12.09)

Bishop of Huesca–Jaca (Spain) (1328.12.09 – 1336.04.30)

Bishop Pedro de RocabertĂ­
(1318 – 1324)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1318 – 1324)

Bishop Guillermo de VilamarĂ­
(1312 – 1318)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1312 – 1318)

Bishop Bernardo de VilamarĂ­
(1292 – 1312)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1292 – 1312)

Bishop Bernardo de Vilacert
(1279 – 1291)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1279 – 1291)

Bishop Pedro de Castellnou
(1254 – 1279)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1254 – 1279)

Bishop Berenguer de Castellbisbal
(1245 – 1254)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1245 – 1254)

Bishop Guillermo de Cabanellas
(1227 – 1245)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1227 – 1245)

Bishop Alamando de Aiguaviva
(1219 – 1227)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1219 – 1227)

Bishop RamĂłn de Palafolls
(1214 – 1218)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1214 – 1218)

Bishop Arnaldo de Creixell
(1199 – 1214)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1199 – 1214)

Bishop Gaufrido de Mendiniano
(1196 – 1198)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1196 – 1198)

Bishop RamĂłn de Usall
(1179 – 1196)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1179 – 1196)

Bishop Guillermo de Monells
(1168 – 1178)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1168 – 1178)

Bishop Guillermo de Peratallada
(1160 – 1168)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1160 – 1168)

Bishop Berenguer de Llers
(1145 – 1158)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1145 – 1158)

Bishop Berenguer Dalmacio
(1113 – 1145)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1113 – 1145)

Bishop RamĂłn
(1112 – 1112)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1112 – 1112)

Bishop Bernardo Humberto
(1094 – 1111)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1094 – 1111)

Bishop Berenguer Vifredo
(1050 – 1093)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1050 – 1093)

Bishop Pedro Roger
(1010 – 1050)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (1010 – 1050)

Bishop OtĂłn
(995 – 1010)

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (995 – 1010)

Saint Bishop Narciso
(? – 307.10.29)

Died:307.10.29 đŸ©ž

Bishop of Gerona (Spain) (? – 307.10.29)

Bishop. Martyr.

Former Prelates

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Churches by City (414)

Barcelona (↙), Terrassa (↙), Vic (←), Perpignan–Elne (↑)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 4,660 kmÂČ

Population: 697,000 Catholics (78.0% of 893,909 total)

Pastoral Centres: 392 parishes, 50 missions

Personnel: 144 priests (121 diocesan, 23 religious), 12 deacons, 330 religious (47 brothers, 283 sisters), 4 seminarians

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