Diocese of

Santa María de los Ángeles

Chile Chile

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Santa María de los Ángeles (español) / Los Ángeles (español) / Sanctæ Mariæ Angelorum (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Concepción

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Santa María de los Ángeles

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: Lautaro 519, 3er Piso, Los Angeles, Los Ángeles, Chile

Phone: 43-533120

Present Prelates

Bishop (2024.03.23 – ...):Bishop Cristián Castro Toovey (54)Bishop Cristián Castro Toovey (54)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Santa María de los Ángeles (Roman Rite)

Bishop Cristián Castro Toovey (54)Bishop Cristián Castro Toovey (54)
(2024.03.23 – ...)

Bishop of Santa María de los Ángeles (Chile)

Born:1969.11.25 (Santiago, Chile)
Ordained Priest:1997.05.24
Consecrated Bishop:2021.08.13

Priest of Santiago (Chile) (1997.05.24 – 2021.06.22)

Titular Bishop of Tigava (2021.06.22 – 2024.03.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago (Chile) (2021.06.22 – 2024.03.23)

Bishop of Santa María de los Ángeles (Chile) (2024.03.23 – ...)

Bishop Pedro Felipe Bacarreza Rodríguez (75)Bishop Pedro Felipe Bacarreza Rodríguez (75)
(2006.01.07 – 2024.03.23)

Bishop emeritus of Santa María de los Ángeles (Chile)

Sub tuum præsidium

Born:1948.06.10 (Santiago, Chile)
Ordained Priest:1977.04.17
Consecrated Bishop:1991.09.08

Priest of Santiago (Chile) (1977.04.17 – 1991.09.08)

Titular Bishop of Nepi (1991.09.08 – 2006.01.07)

Auxiliary Bishop of Concepción (Chile) (1991.09.08 – 2006.01.07)

Bishop of Santa María de los Ángeles (Chile) (2006.01.07 – 2024.03.23)

Bishops of Los Ángeles (Roman Rite)

Bishop Miguel Caviedes Medina (94)Bishop Miguel Caviedes Medina (94)
(1994.02.19 – 2006.01.07)

Bishop emeritus of Los Ángeles (Chile)

Ut mundus credat

Born:1930.01.30 (Coltauco, Chile)
Ordained Priest:1954.09.18
Consecrated Bishop:1982.12.19

Priest of Rancagua (Chile) (1954.09.18 – 1982.11.08)

Bishop of Osorno (Chile) (1982.11.08 – 1994.02.19)

Bishop of Los Ángeles (Chile) (1994.02.19 – 2006.01.07)

Bishop Adolfo Rodríguez Vidal
(1988.07.06 – 1994.02.19)

Born:1920.07.20 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1948.04.25
Consecrated Bishop:1988.08.28
Died:2003.11.08 († 83)

Bishop of Los Ángeles (Chile) (1988.07.06 – 1994.02.19)

Bishop Orozimbo Fuenzalida y Fuenzalida
(1970.02.26 – 1987.07.13)

Duc in altum et laxate retia

Born:1925.05.22 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1951.03.10
Consecrated Bishop:1968.05.19
Died:2013.03.27 († 87)

Titular Bishop of Burca (1968.03.13 – 1970.02.26)

Bishop-Prelate of Calama (Chile) (1968.03.13 – 1970.02.26)

Bishop of Los Ángeles (Chile) (1970.02.26 – 1987.07.13)

Bishop of San Bernardo (Chile) (1987.07.13 – 2003.10.10)

Bishop Alejandro Durán Moreira
(1966.03.31 – 1970.02.02)

Born:1914.12.18 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1938.12.07
Consecrated Bishop:1959.06.11
Died:2003.04.19 († 88)

Bishop of San Carlos de Ancud (Chile) (1959.04.17 – 1966.03.31)

Bishop of Los Ángeles (Chile) (1966.03.31 – 1970.02.02)

Bishop of Rancagua (Chile) (1970.02.02 – 1986.05.30)

Bishop Luis Yáñez Ruiz Tagle
(1964.03.21 – 1965.11.21)

Born:1908.06.21 (Chile)
Ordained Priest:1932.05.21
Consecrated Bishop:1964.06.21
Died:1965.11.21 († 57)

Bishop of Los Ángeles (Chile) (1964.03.21 – 1965.11.21)

Bishop Manuel Sánchez Beguiristáin (later Archbishop)
(1959.12.17 – 1963.05.30)

Born:1907.07.22 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1929.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1960.03.13
Died:1986.04.02 († 78)

Bishop of Los Ángeles (Chile) (1959.12.17 – 1963.05.30)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Concepción (Chile) (1963.05.30 – 1983.05.03)

Special Churches

Churches by City (25)

Concepción (↖), Neuquén (→), Temuco (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 13,454 km²

Population: 230,240 Catholics (60.0% of 383,850 total)

Pastoral Centres: 25 parishes, 267 missions

Personnel: 43 priests (36 diocesan, 7 religious), 40 deacons, 66 religious (12 brothers, 54 sisters), 2 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.05.22

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