Metropolitan Archdiocese of

Rosario

Argentina Argentina

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Metropolitan Archdiocese Metr. Archdiocese

Name: Rosario / Rosarien(sis) (Latin)

Suffragan Sees: San Nicolás de los Arroyos, Venado Tuerto

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Nuestra Señora del Rosario (October 7)

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: Córdoba 1677, S2000AWY, Rosario, Argentina

Phone: (0341) 4251207

Present Prelates

Metropolitan Archbishop (2014.07.04 – ...):Archbishop Eduardo Eliseo Martín (70)Archbishop Eduardo Eliseo Martín (70)
Auxiliary Bishop (2023.05.31 – ...):Bishop Ernesto José Fernández (57)Bishop Ernesto José Fernández (57)

Titular Bishop of Deultum

Ordinaries

Metropolitan Archbishops of Rosario (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Eduardo Eliseo Martín (70)Archbishop Eduardo Eliseo Martín (70)
(2014.07.04 – ...)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rosario (Argentina)

El verbo se hizo carne

Born:1953.12.26 (Venado Tuerto, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1980.12.26
Consecrated Bishop:2006.05.19

Priest of Venado Tuerto (Argentina) (1980.12.26 – 2006.02.21)

Bishop of Río Cuarto (Argentina) (2006.02.21 – 2014.07.04)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rosario (Argentina) (2014.07.04 – ...)

Archbishop José Luis Mollaghan (77)Archbishop José Luis Mollaghan (77)
(2005.12.22 – 2014.05.19)

Supplementary Member of College for the review of appeals by clergy accused of delicta reservata
Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Rosario (Argentina)

Juxta crucem Jesu

Born:1946.05.02 (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1971.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1993.10.02

Priest of Buenos Aires (Argentina) (1971.03.19 – 1993.07.22)

Chaplain of His Holiness (1989.10.06 – 1993.07.22)

Titular Bishop of Theuzi (1993.07.22 – 2000.05.17)

Auxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires (Argentina) (1993.07.22 – 2000.05.17)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Argentina (1994 – 1999)

Bishop of San Miguel (Argentina) (2000.05.17 – 2005.12.22)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rosario (Argentina) (2005.12.22 – 2014.05.19)

Member of College for the review of appeals by clergy accused of delicta reservata (2015.01.21 – 2019.07.29)

Supplementary Member of College for the review of appeals by clergy accused of delicta reservata (2019.07.29 – ...)

Archbishop Eduardo Vicente Mirás
(1993.11.20 – 2005.12.22)

El que confiese que Jesús es el hijo de Dios, Dios permanecerá en él y él en Dios

Born:1929.11.14 (Buenos Aires, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1952.08.03
Consecrated Bishop:1984.04.27
Died:2022.02.24 (Rosario, Argentina † 92)

Priest of Buenos Aires (Argentina) (1952.08.03 – 1984.03.01)

Titular Bishop of Ambia (1984.03.01 – 1993.11.20)

Auxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires (Argentina) (1984.03.01 – 1993.11.20)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rosario (Argentina) (1993.11.20 – 2005.12.22)

Second Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Argentina (1997 – 1999)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Argentina (1999 – 2002)

President of Episcopal Conference of Argentina (2002 – 2005)

Archbishop Jorge Manuel López
(1983.01.19 – 1993.11.20)

Hacer la verdad en la caridad

Born:1918.06.05 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1942.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1968.08.15
Died:2006.12.22 († 88)

Priest of Rosario (Argentina) (1942.12.19 – 1968.05.20)

Titular Bishop of Ausafa (1968.05.20 – 1972.04.05)

Auxiliary Bishop of Rosario (Argentina) (1968.05.20 – 1972.04.05)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Corrientes (Argentina) (1972.04.05 – 1983.01.19)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rosario (Argentina) (1983.01.19 – 1993.11.20)

Archbishop Guillermo Bolatti
(1963.08.12 – 1982.08.07)

In obsequium Christi

Born:1912.07.14
Ordained Priest:1936.04.11
Consecrated Bishop:1957.03.31
Died:1982.08.07 († 70)

Priest of Buenos Aires (Argentina) (1936.04.11 – 1957.02.02)

Titular Bishop of Limata (1957.02.02 – 1961.07.11)

Auxiliary Bishop of Buenos Aires (Argentina) (1957.02.02 – 1961.07.11)

Bishop of Rosario (Argentina) (1961.07.11 – 1963.08.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Rosario (Argentina) (1963.08.12 – 1982.08.07)

Bishops of Rosario (Roman Rite)

Bishop Guillermo Bolatti (later Archbishop)
(1961.07.11 – 1963.08.12)

(see above)

Bishop Silvino Martínez
(1959.09.21 – 1961.01.27)

Evangelizare pauperibus misit me

Born:1898.09.12 (Spain)
Ordained Priest:1921.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1946.12.21
Died:1961.01.27 († 62)

Priest of San Juan de Cuyo (Argentina) (1921.03.19 – 1946.10.07)

Titular Bishop of Canatha (1946.10.07 – 1954.10.23)

Auxiliary Bishop of Rosario (Argentina) (1946.10.07 – 1954.10.23)

Bishop of San Nicolás de los Arroyos (Argentina) (1954.10.23 – 1959.09.21)

Bishop of Rosario (Argentina) (1959.09.21 – 1961.01.27)

Cardinal Antonio Caggiano
(1934.09.13 – 1959.08.15)

Impendam et superimpendar

Born:1889.01.30 (Coronda, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1912.03.23
Consecrated Bishop:1935.03.17
Created Cardinal:1946.02.18
Died:1979.10.23 (Buenos Aires, Argentina † 90)

Priest of Santa Fe (Argentina) (1912.03.23 – 1934.09.13)

Bishop of Rosario (Argentina) (1934.09.13 – 1959.08.15)

Cardinal-Priest of S. Lorenzo in Panisperna (1946.02.22 – 1979.10.23)

President of Episcopal Conference of Argentina (1958 – 1970)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Buenos Aires (Argentina) (1959.08.15 – 1975.04.22)

Military Vicar of Argentina (Argentina) (1959.12.14 – 1975.04.22)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Churches by City (125)

Venado Tuerto (↙), Villa María (←), Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz (↑), Paraná (↗), Gualeguaychú (→), San Nicolás de los Arroyos (↘)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 13,500 km²

Population: 1,849,850 Catholics (88.8% of 2,084,280 total)

Pastoral Centres: 125 parishes, 176 missions

Personnel: 247 priests (177 diocesan, 70 religious), 12 deacons, 242 religious (92 brothers, 150 sisters), 26 seminarians

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