Diocese of

Nueve de Julio

Argentina Argentina

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Nueve de Julio / Sancti Dominici Novem Iulii (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Mercedes–Luján

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Dominic of Osma (August 8), Nuestra Señora de Fátima (October 13)

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: Edison 954, B6500DRV, Nueve de Julio, Argentina

Phone: (02317) 422262

Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.12.01 – ...):Bishop Ariel Edgardo Torrado Mosconi (63)Bishop Ariel Edgardo Torrado Mosconi (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Nueve de Julio (Roman Rite)

Bishop Ariel Edgardo Torrado Mosconi (63)Bishop Ariel Edgardo Torrado Mosconi (63)
(2015.12.01 – ...)

Bishop of Nueve de Julio (Argentina)

Sequere me

Born:1961.01.18 (Veinticinco de Mayo, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1990.11.17
Consecrated Bishop:2008.12.13

Priest of Buenos Aires (Argentina) (1990.11.17 – 2008.11.22)

Titular Bishop of Vicus Pacati (2008.11.22 – 2015.05.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Santiago del Estero (Argentina) (2008.11.22 – 2015.05.12)

Coadjutor Bishop of Nueve de Julio (Argentina) (2015.05.12 – 2015.12.01)

Bishop of Nueve de Julio (Argentina) (2015.12.01 – ...)

Bishop Martín de Elizalde, O.S.B. (83)Bishop Martín de Elizalde, O.S.B. (83)
(1999.07.06 – 2015.12.01)

Bishop emeritus of Nueve de Julio (Argentina)

Per virtutem crucis

Born:1940.10.23 (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1971.01.09
Consecrated Bishop:1999.09.14

Bishop of Nueve de Julio (Argentina) (1999.07.06 – 2015.12.01)

Bishop José Vittorio Tommasí
(1991.08.28 – 1998.09.16)

Gloria a Dios y paz a los hombres

Born:1930.07.30 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1955.11.20
Consecrated Bishop:1984.12.21
Died:1998.09.16 († 68)

Titular Bishop of Equizetum (1984.11.19 – 1991.08.28)

Auxiliary Bishop of Bahía Blanca (Argentina) (1984.11.19 – 1991.08.28)

Bishop of Nueve de Julio (Argentina) (1991.08.28 – 1998.09.16)

Bishop Alejo Benedicto Gilligan
(1969.07.19 – 1991.08.28)

Born:1916.05.07 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1942.12.06
Consecrated Bishop:1969.10.04
Died:2007.07.17 († 91)

Bishop of Nueve de Julio (Argentina) (1969.07.19 – 1991.08.28)

Bishop Antonio Quarracino (later Cardinal)
(1962.02.03 – 1968.08.03)

Ipsi gloria

Born:1923.08.08 (Pollica, Italy)
Ordained Priest:1945.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1962.04.08
Created Cardinal:1991.06.28
Died:1998.02.28 (Buenos Aires, Argentina † 74)

Priest of Mercedes (Argentina) (1945.12.22 – 1962.02.03)

Bishop of Nueve de Julio (Argentina) (1962.02.03 – 1968.08.03)

Bishop of Avellaneda (Argentina) (1968.08.03 – 1985.12.18)

General Secretary of Latin American Episcopal Council (1979 – 1983)

President of Latin American Episcopal Council (1983 – 1987)

Metropolitan Archbishop of La Plata (Argentina) (1985.12.18 – 1990.07.10)

President of Episcopal Conference of Argentina (1990 – 1996)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Buenos Aires (Argentina) (1990.07.10 – 1998.02.28)

Ordinary of Argentina of the Eastern Rite (Argentina) (1990.11.20 – 1998.02.28)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Maria della Salute a Primavalle (1991.06.28 – 1998.02.28)

Bishop Agustín Adolfo Herrera
(1957.03.13 – 1961.07.24)

Veritatem facientes in caritate

Born:1912.08.28 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1937.03.27
Consecrated Bishop:1957.05.11
Died:2000.07.18 († 87)

Bishop of Nueve de Julio (Argentina) (1957.03.13 – 1961.07.24)

Titular Bishop of Tanais (1961.07.24 – 1965.09.08)

Coadjutor Bishop of Jujuy (Argentina) (1961.07.24 – 1965.09.08)

Bishop of San Francisco (Argentina) (1965.09.08 – 1988.12.02)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (35)

Santa Rosa (←), Río Cuarto (↖), Venado Tuerto (↑), Mercedes–Luján (→), Azul (↘), Bahía Blanca (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 57,016 km²

Population: 431,000 Catholics (89.2% of 483,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 35 parishes, 110 missions

Personnel: 48 priests (30 diocesan, 18 religious), 5 deacons, 80 religious (27 brothers, 53 sisters), 12 seminarians

Population

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