Diocese of

Morón

Argentina Argentina

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Morón / Moronen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Buenos Aires

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Inmaculada Concepción del Buen Viaje (October 5)

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: Nuestra Señora del Buen Viaje 936, B1708ECR, Morón, Argentina

Phone: (011) 4629-3143

Present Prelates

Bishop (2017.06.30 – ...):Bishop Jorge Vázquez (74)Bishop Jorge Vázquez (74)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Morón (Roman Rite)

Bishop Jorge Vázquez (74)Bishop Jorge Vázquez (74)
(2017.06.30 – ...)

Bishop of Morón (Argentina)

Born:1950.03.13 (Lomas de Zamora, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1983.03.31
Consecrated Bishop:2013.12.29

Priest of Lomas de Zamora (Argentina) (1983.03.31 – 2013.12.03)

Titular Bishop of Castra nova (2013.12.03 – 2017.02.03)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lomas de Zamora (Argentina) (2013.12.03 – 2017.02.03)

Coadjutor Bishop of Morón (Argentina) (2017.02.03 – 2017.06.30)

Bishop of Morón (Argentina) (2017.06.30 – ...)

Bishop Luis Guillermo Eichhorn
(2004.11.30 – 2017.06.30)

Que seamos todos uno

Born:1942.06.26 (Gilbert, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1968.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1997.03.19
Died:2022.05.25 (Gualeguaychú, Argentina † 79)

Bishop of Gualeguaychú (Argentina) (1996.12.05 – 2004.11.30)

Bishop of Morón (Argentina) (2004.11.30 – 2017.06.30)

Bishop Justo Oscar Laguna
(1980.01.22 – 2004.11.30)

In verbo tuo laxabo rete

Born:1929.09.25 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1954.09.18
Consecrated Bishop:1975.03.08
Died:2011.11.03 († 82)

Titular Bishop of Lares (1975.02.01 – 1980.01.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of San Isidro (Argentina) (1975.02.01 – 1980.01.22)

Bishop of Morón (Argentina) (1980.01.22 – 2004.11.30)

Bishop Miguel Raspanti, S.D.B.
(1957.03.13 – 1980.01.22)

Caritas Christi urget nos

Born:1904.05.31 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1928.07.08
Consecrated Bishop:1957.05.12
Died:1991.02.18 († 86)

Bishop of Morón (Argentina) (1957.03.13 – 1980.01.22)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (94)

Merlo–Moreno (←), San Miguel (↖), San Martín (↗), San Justo (↘), Gregorio de Laferrere (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 130 km²

Population: 552,004 Catholics (81.0% of 681,487 total)

Pastoral Centres: 54 parishes, 39 missions

Personnel: 59 priests (43 diocesan, 16 religious), 36 deacons, 88 religious (20 brothers, 68 sisters), 5 seminarians

Population

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Priests

Deacons

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Seminarians

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