Diocese of

Mao–Monte Cristi

Dominican Republic Dominican Republic

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Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Mao–Monte Cristi / Maoën(sis)–Montis Christi (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Santiago de los Caballeros

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2006.05.24 – ...):Bishop Diómedes Espinal de León (74)Bishop Diómedes Espinal de León (74)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Mao–Monte Cristi (Roman Rite)

Bishop Diómedes Espinal de León (74)Bishop Diómedes Espinal de León (74)
(2006.05.24 – ...)

Bishop of Mao–Monte Cristi (Dominican Republic)

Ungido para servir

Born:1949.08.25 (Villa Trina, Espaillat, Cibao Norte, Dominican Republic)
Ordained Priest:1978.07.22
Consecrated Bishop:2000.06.02

Priest of Santiago de los Caballeros (Dominican Republic) (1978.07.22 – 2000.04.20)

Titular Bishop of Vardimissa (2000.04.20 – 2006.05.24)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago de los Caballeros (Dominican Republic) (2000.04.20 – 2006.05.24)

Bishop of Mao–Monte Cristi (Dominican Republic) (2006.05.24 – ...)

President of Dominican Episcopal Conference (2017.07.07 – 2020.07.01)

Bishop Jerónimo Tomás Abreu Herrera
(1978.01.16 – 2006.05.24)

Evangelizare pauperibus misit me / Me envió a evangelizar a los pobres

Born:1930.09.30 (Dominican Republic)
Ordained Priest:1955.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1978.03.04
Died:2012.06.27 († 81)

Bishop of Mao–Monte Cristi (Dominican Republic) (1978.01.16 – 2006.05.24)

Special Churches

Hinche (←), Cap-Haïtien (↖), Turks and Caicos Islands (↑), Puerto Plata (↗), Santiago de los Caballeros (↘), San Juan de la Maguana (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 4,841 km²

Population: 453,000 Catholics (65.7% of 690,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 38 parishes, 450 missions

Personnel: 62 priests (49 diocesan, 13 religious), 35 deacons, 65 religious (14 brothers, 51 sisters), 7 seminarians

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