Diocese of

San Isidro de El General

Costa Rica Costa Rica

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Continent: Central America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: San Isidro de El General / Sancti Isidori (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: San José

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: San Isidro Labrador (May 15)

Cathedral Dedication Anniversary: December 17

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2021.11.13 – ...):Bishop Juan Miguel Castro Rojas (57)Bishop Juan Miguel Castro Rojas (57)

Ordinaries

Bishops of San Isidro de El General (Roman Rite)

Bishop Juan Miguel Castro Rojas (57)Bishop Juan Miguel Castro Rojas (57)
(2021.11.13 – ...)

Bishop of San Isidro de El General (Costa Rica)

Amar y servir

Born:1966.08.20 (Concepción de Naranjo, Costa Rica)
Ordained Priest:1990.12.01
Consecrated Bishop:2022.01.25

Priest of Alajuela (Costa Rica) (1990.12.01 – 2021.11.13)

Bishop of San Isidro de El General (Costa Rica) (2021.11.13 – ...)

Bishop Gabriel Enrique Montero Umaña, O.F.M. Conv. (78)Bishop Gabriel Enrique Montero Umaña, O.F.M. Conv. (78)
(2013.12.24 – 2021.11.13)

Bishop emeritus of San Isidro de El General (Costa Rica)

Servamos al senhor con la santidad y justicia

Born:1945.11.06 (Moravia, Costa Rica)
Ordained Priest:1973.08.16
Consecrated Bishop:2014.03.01

Bishop of San Isidro de El General (Costa Rica) (2013.12.24 – 2021.11.13)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Costa Rica (2017.08.11 – 2020.08.07)

Bishop Guillermo Loría Garita (86)Bishop Guillermo Loría Garita (86)
(2003.07.31 – 2013.12.24)

Bishop emeritus of San Isidro de El General (Costa Rica)

Facto eterno para servir al Señor

Born:1937.11.19 (Tierra Blanca, Costa Rica)
Ordained Priest:1963.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:2003.10.01

Priest of San José (Costa Rica) (1963.12.21 – 2003.07.31)

Bishop of San Isidro de El General (Costa Rica) (2003.07.31 – 2013.12.24)

Vice-President of Episcopal Conference of Costa Rica (2008 – 2011)

Bishop Ignacio Nazareno Trejos Picado (95)Bishop Ignacio Nazareno Trejos Picado (95)
(1974.12.19 – 2003.07.31)

Bishop emeritus of San Isidro de El General (Costa Rica)

Born:1928.07.31 (Guadalupe de Cartago, Costa Rica)
Ordained Priest:1952.03.08
Consecrated Bishop:1968.03.08

Priest of San José (Costa Rica) (1952.03.08 – 1968.01.05)

Titular Bishop of Aquæ Albæ in Mauretania (1968.01.05 – 1974.12.19)

Auxiliary Bishop of San José (Costa Rica) (1968.01.05 – 1974.12.19)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Costa Rica (1970 – 1975)

General Secretary of Episcopal Secretariat of Central America and Panama (1972 – 1981)

Bishop of San Isidro de El General (Costa Rica) (1974.12.19 – 2003.07.31)

Bishop Delfín Quesada Castro
(1954.10.22 – 1974.10.17)

Born:1908.03.10 (Costa Rica)
Ordained Priest:1931.12.20
Consecrated Bishop:1955.01.18
Died:1974.10.17 († 66)

Bishop of San Isidro de El General (Costa Rica) (1954.10.22 – 1974.10.17)

Special Churches

Churches by City (26)

Puntarenas (↖), Cartago (↑), Limón (↗), Bocas del Toro (→), David (↘)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 10,646 km²

Population: 264,270 Catholics (70.0% of 377,570 total)

Pastoral Centres: 26 parishes, 539 missions

Personnel: 58 priests (49 diocesan, 9 religious), 7 deacons, 53 religious (21 brothers, 32 sisters), 10 seminarians

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