Diocese of

Reconquista

Argentina Argentina

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Reconquista / Recongquisten(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Joseph (March 19), San Juan Evangelista (December 27)

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: Chacabuco 841, S3560BVQ, Reconquista, Argentina

Phone: (03482) 429180

Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.10.12 – ...):Bishop Ángel José Macín (57)Bishop Ángel José Macín (57)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Reconquista (Roman Rite)

Bishop Ángel José Macín (57)Bishop Ángel José Macín (57)
(2013.10.12 – ...)

Bishop of Reconquista (Argentina)

Servidor de todos

Born:1967.03.18 (Malabrigo, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1992.07.09
Consecrated Bishop:2013.11.24

Priest of Reconquista (Argentina) (1992.07.09 – 2013.10.12)

Bishop of Reconquista (Argentina) (2013.10.12 – ...)

Archbishop Ramón Alfredo Dus (68)Bishop Ramón Alfredo Dus (68) (later Archbishop)
(2008.03.26 – 2013.02.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Resistencia (Argentina)

Donde está el amor está la paz

Born:1956.05.22 (San Lorenzo, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1980.12.08
Consecrated Bishop:2005.09.17

Priest of Paraná (Argentina) (1980.12.08 – 2005.08.05)

Titular Bishop of Thibica (2005.08.05 – 2008.03.26)

Auxiliary Bishop of Reconquista (Argentina) (2005.08.05 – 2008.03.26)

Bishop of Reconquista (Argentina) (2008.03.26 – 2013.02.21)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Resistencia (Argentina) (2013.02.21 – ...)

Archbishop Andrés Stanovnik, O.F.M. Cap. (74)Bishop Andrés Stanovnik, O.F.M. Cap. (74) (later Archbishop)
(2001.10.30 – 2007.09.27)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Corrientes (Argentina)

Hagan lo que Él les diga

Born:1949.12.15 (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1978.09.02
Consecrated Bishop:2001.12.16

Bishop of Reconquista (Argentina) (2001.10.30 – 2007.09.27)

General Secretary of Latin American Episcopal Council (2004 – 2007.07.12)

Second Vice-President of Latin American Episcopal Council (2007.07.12 – 2011.05.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Corrientes (Argentina) (2007.09.27 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Orán (Argentina) (2017.08.01 – 2018.04.06)

Bishop Juan Rubén Martínez (71)Bishop Juan Rubén Martínez (71)
(1994.02.12 – 2000.11.25)

Bishop of Posadas (Argentina)

Predicando a Cristo crucificado

Born:1953.01.20 (Vicente López, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1979.12.22
Consecrated Bishop:1994.03.19

Priest of San Isidro (Argentina) (1979.12.22 – 1994.02.12)

Bishop of Reconquista (Argentina) (1994.02.12 – 2000.11.25)

Bishop of Posadas (Argentina) (2000.11.25 – ...)

Bishop Fabriciano Sigampa (later Archbishop)
(1985.03.09 – 1992.12.30)

Alégrense siempre del Señor

Born:1936.09.15 (Vichigasta, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1970.12.12
Consecrated Bishop:1985.05.03
Died:2021.03.31 (La Rioja, Argentina † 84)

Bishop of Reconquista (Argentina) (1985.03.09 – 1992.12.30)

Bishop of La Rioja (Argentina) (1992.12.30 – 2005.11.17)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Resistencia (Argentina) (2005.11.17 – 2013.02.21)

Bishop Juan José Iriarte (later Archbishop)
(1957.10.23 – 1984.02.28)

Fiat voluntas tua

Born:1913.12.13 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1947.09.20
Consecrated Bishop:1957.12.27
Died:1999.08.16 († 85)

Bishop of Reconquista (Argentina) (1957.10.23 – 1984.02.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Resistencia (Argentina) (1984.02.28 – 1991.11.09)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (21)

Rafaela (↙), San Roque de Presidencia Roque Sáenz Peña (↖), Resistencia (↑), Corrientes (↗), Goya (→), Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz (↓)

Statistics (2019.12.31)

Area: 35,000 km²

Population: 264,000 Catholics (85.7% of 308,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 21 parishes

Personnel: 36 priests (30 diocesan, 6 religious), 8 deacons, 42 religious (6 brothers, 36 sisters), 10 seminarians

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