Diocese of

Santa Rosa de Osos

Colombia Colombia

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Continent: South America

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Santa Rosa de Osos / Sanctæ Rosæ de Osos (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Santa Fe de Antioquia

Depends on: Dicastery for Bishops

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Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Santa Rosa de Osos (Roman Rite)

Bishop Elkin Fernando Álvarez Botero
(2020.10.22 – 2023.07.08)

Aspicientes in Jesum

Born:1968.11.21 (El Retiro, Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1993.07.01
Consecrated Bishop:2012.08.04
Died:2023.07.08 (El Retiro, Colombia † 54)

Priest of Sonsón–Rionegro (Colombia) (1993.07.01 – 2012.05.28)

Titular Bishop of Gemellæ in Numidia (2012.05.28 – 2020.10.22)

Auxiliary Bishop of Medellín (Colombia) (2012.05.28 – 2020.10.22)

General Secretary of Episcopal Conference of Colombia (2016.07.07 – 2021.07.04)

Bishop of Santa Rosa de Osos (Colombia) (2020.10.22 – 2023.07.08)

Apostolic Administrator of Santa Fe de Antioquia (Colombia) (2022.05.03 – 2023.01.25)

Archbishop Jorge Alberto Ossa Soto (67)Bishop Jorge Alberto Ossa Soto (67) (later Archbishop)
(2011.07.15 – 2019.10.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Nueva Pamplona (Colombia)
Apostolic Administrator of Ocaña (Colombia)

Scio cui credidi

Born:1956.07.29 (El Carmen de Viboral, Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1982.05.23
Consecrated Bishop:2003.03.01

Priest of Istmina–Tadó (Colombia) (1982.05.23 – 2003.01.21)

Bishop of Florencia (Colombia) (2003.01.21 – 2011.07.15)

Bishop of Santa Rosa de Osos (Colombia) (2011.07.15 – 2019.10.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Nueva Pamplona (Colombia) (2019.10.15 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Tibú (Colombia) (2020.12.12 – 2021.11.05)

Apostolic Administrator of Ocaña (Colombia) (2023.01.15 – ...)

Archbishop Jairo Jaramillo Monsalve (83)Bishop Jairo Jaramillo Monsalve (83) (later Archbishop)
(1995.06.10 – 2010.11.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Barranquilla (Colombia)

Omnibus omnia factus

Born:1940.12.02 (Rionegro, Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1966.07.26
Consecrated Bishop:1988.09.09

Priest of Sonsón–Rionegro (Colombia) (1966.07.26 – 1988.07.16)

Bishop of Riohacha (Colombia) (1988.07.16 – 1995.06.10)

Bishop of Santa Rosa de Osos (Colombia) (1995.06.10 – 2010.11.13)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Barranquilla (Colombia) (2010.11.13 – 2017.11.14)

Bishop Joaquín García Ordóñez
(1971.09.29 – 1995.06.10)

Born:1919.12.13 (Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1941.11.08
Consecrated Bishop:1969.08.30
Died:1995.12.29 († 76)

Titular Bishop of Minturno (1969.07.28 – 1971.09.29)

Coadjutor Bishop of Santa Rosa de Osos (Colombia) (1969.07.28 – 1971.09.29)

Bishop of Santa Rosa de Osos (Colombia) (1971.09.29 – 1995.06.10)

Venerable Bishop Miguel Ángel Builes Gómez
(1924.05.27 – 1971.09.29)

Certa bonum certamen fidei

Born:1888.09.09 (Donmatías, Colombia)
Ordained Priest:1914.11.29
Consecrated Bishop:1924.08.03
Died:1971.09.29 (Medellín, Colombia † 83)

Bishop of Santa Rosa de Osos (Colombia) (1924.05.27 – 1971.09.29)

Founder of Yarumal Society for the Foreign Missions (1927.07.03)

Bishop.

Bishop Maximiliano Crespo Rivera (later Archbishop)
(1917.02.07 – 1923.11.15)

Ad majorem gloriam Dei

Born:1861.10.18 (Colombia)
Died:1940.11.07 († 79)

Bishop of Antioquía (Colombia) (1911.10.10 – 1917.02.05)

Bishop of Santa Rosa de Osos (Colombia) (1917.02.07 – 1923.11.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Popayán (Colombia) (1923.11.15 – 1940.11.07)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Santa Fe de Antioquia (←), Apartadó (↖), Montelíbano (↑), Magangué (↗), Barrancabermeja (→), Medellín (↓), Girardota (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 22,925 km²

Population: 615,441 Catholics (94.1% of 654,061 total)

Pastoral Centres: 77 parishes, 7 missions

Personnel: 139 priests (127 diocesan, 12 religious), 149 religious (23 brothers, 126 sisters), 47 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

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Last updated on 2024.02.22

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