Diocese of

San Francisco

Argentina Argentina

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: San Francisco / Franciscopoltan(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Córdoba

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: Nuestra Señora del Rosario de Fátima (May 13)

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Contact Info

Address: Bv. Roque Sáenz Peña 1442, X2400BBO, San Francisco, Argentina

Phone: (03564) 426114

Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.05.31 – ...):Bishop Sergio Osvaldo Buenanueva (60)Bishop Sergio Osvaldo Buenanueva (60)

Ordinaries

Bishops of San Francisco (Roman Rite)

Bishop Sergio Osvaldo Buenanueva (60)Bishop Sergio Osvaldo Buenanueva (60)
(2013.05.31 – ...)

Bishop of San Francisco (Argentina)

Evangelium gratiæ

Born:1963.12.19 (San Martín, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1990.09.29
Consecrated Bishop:2008.09.27

Priest of Mendoza (Argentina) (1990.09.29 – 2008.07.16)

Titular Bishop of Rusubbicari (2008.07.16 – 2013.05.31)

Auxiliary Bishop of Mendoza (Argentina) (2008.07.16 – 2013.05.31)

Bishop of San Francisco (Argentina) (2013.05.31 – ...)

Bishop Carlos José Tissera (72)Bishop Carlos José Tissera (72)
(2004.11.16 – 2011.10.12)

Bishop of Quilmes (Argentina)

En tu palabra echaré las redes

Born:1951.09.10 (Rio Cuarto, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1978.04.07
Consecrated Bishop:2005.02.06

Priest of Río Cuarto (Argentina) (1978.04.07 – 2004.11.16)

Bishop of San Francisco (Argentina) (2004.11.16 – 2011.10.12)

Bishop of Quilmes (Argentina) (2011.10.12 – ...)

Bishop Baldomero Carlos Martini (84)Bishop Baldomero Carlos Martini (84)
(1988.12.02 – 2004.02.14)

Bishop emeritus of San Justo (Argentina)

Dios es amor

Born:1939.10.12 (Porteña, Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1969.09.07
Consecrated Bishop:1989.02.05

Priest of San Francisco (Argentina) (1969.09.07 – 1988.12.02)

Bishop of San Francisco (Argentina) (1988.12.02 – 2004.02.14)

Bishop of San Justo (Argentina) (2004.02.14 – 2014.11.06)

Bishop Agustín Adolfo Herrera
(1965.09.08 – 1988.12.02)

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)

Bishop Pedro Reginaldo Lira
(1961.06.12 – 1965.06.22)

Born:1915.09.07 (Argentina)
Ordained Priest:1938.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1958.09.07
Died:2012.12.11 († 97)

Titular Bishop of Tenedus (1958.07.16 – 1961.06.12)

Auxiliary Bishop of Salta (Argentina) (1958.07.16 – 1961.06.12)

Bishop of San Francisco (Argentina) (1961.06.12 – 1965.06.22)

Titular Bishop of Castellum in Mauretania (1965.06.22 – 1978.05.15)

Auxiliary Bishop of Salta (Argentina) (1967 – 1978.05.15)

Special Churches

Churches by City (31)

Córdoba (←), Deán Funes (↖), Rafaela (→), Santa Fe de la Vera Cruz (↘), Villa María (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 19,611 km²

Population: 240,000 Catholics (95.9% of 250,300 total)

Pastoral Centres: 30 parishes, 75 missions

Personnel: 30 priests (27 diocesan, 3 religious), 18 religious (5 brothers, 13 sisters), 2 seminarians

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