Diocese of

Lomas de Zamora

Argentina Argentina

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Lomas de Zamora / Clivi Zamoren(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Buenos Aires

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Nuestra Señora de la Paz (01.24, 2° domingo de septiembre)

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: Portela 433, B1832HXI, Lomas de Zamora, Argentina

Phone: (011) 4244-5253

Present Prelates

Bishop (2008.10.14 – ...):Bishop Jorge Rubén Lugones, S.J. (71)Bishop Jorge Rubén Lugones, S.J. (71)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Lomas de Zamora (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jorge Rubén Lugones, S.J. (71)Bishop Jorge Rubén Lugones, S.J. (71)
(2008.10.14 – ...)

Bishop of Lomas de Zamora (Argentina)

A mayor gloria de Dios

Born:1952.07.31 (Veinticinco de Mayo, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1988.12.03
Consecrated Bishop:1999.07.30

Bishop of Orán (Argentina) (1999.06.02 – 2008.10.14)

Bishop of Lomas de Zamora (Argentina) (2008.10.14 – ...)

Bishop Agustín Roberto Radrizzani, S.D.B. (later Archbishop)
(2001.04.24 – 2007.12.27)

Hemos creido en el amor

Born:1944.09.22 (Avellaneda, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1972.03.25
Consecrated Bishop:1991.06.20
Died:2020.09.02 (Junín, Argentina † 75)

Bishop of Neuquén (Argentina) (1991.05.14 – 2001.04.24)

Bishop of Lomas de Zamora (Argentina) (2001.04.24 – 2007.12.27)

Second Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Argentina (2005 – 2008)

Archbishop of Mercedes–Luján (Argentina) (2007.12.27 – 2019.10.04)

Bishop Desiderio Elso Collino
(1972.11.07 – 2001.04.24)

Born:1926.03.21 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1953.04.04
Consecrated Bishop:1972.02.13
Died:2002.10.04 († 76)

Titular Bishop of Capo della Foresta (1972.01.21 – 1972.11.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Rosario (Argentina) (1972.01.21 – 1972.11.07)

Bishop of Lomas de Zamora (Argentina) (1972.11.07 – 2001.04.24)

Bishop Alejandro Schell
(1963.04.10 – 1972.09.07)

Born:1897.10.09 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1922.12.13
Consecrated Bishop:1958.04.20
Died:1972.09.07 († 74)

Titular Bishop of Birtha (1958.02.14 – 1963.04.10)

Coadjutor Bishop of Lomas de Zamora (Argentina) (1958.02.14 – 1963.04.10)

Bishop of Lomas de Zamora (Argentina) (1963.04.10 – 1972.09.07)

Bishop Filemón Castellano
(1957.03.13 – 1963.04.10)

Born:1908.04.30 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1930.09.14
Consecrated Bishop:1957.05.19
Died:1980.09.27 († 72)

Bishop of Lomas de Zamora (Argentina) (1957.03.13 – 1963.04.10)

Titular Bishop of Hadrianopolis in Pisidia (1963.04.10 – 1970.12.20)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (94)

Gregorio de Laferrere (←), San Justo (↖), Buenos Aires (↑), Avellaneda–Lanús (↗), Quilmes (→), Chascomús (↘)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 1,352 km²

Population: 2,160,000 Catholics (79.7% of 2,709,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 61 parishes, 225 missions

Personnel: 125 priests (70 diocesan, 55 religious), 83 deacons, 377 religious (93 brothers, 284 sisters), 7 seminarians

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