Vatican City. The Holy Father has appointed Rev. Fr. Gustavo Manuel Larrazábal, C.M.F., Rector of the Shrine of Nuestra Señora de Lourdes in Mendoza, Argentina as Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of San Juan de Cuyo (Argentina), assigning him the titular See of Buslacena.
H.E. Msgr. Larrazábal was born on January 31, 1961 in San José, in the Archdiocese of Mendoza. He made his First Profession in the Congregation of Missionaries Sons of the Immaculate Heart of Mary on January 14, 1990, made his Perpetual Profession on March 25, 1995, and was ordained to the priesthood on July 20, 1996.
He held the following positions: Vicar Provincial; Prefect of the Economy of the Argentina-Uruguay Province and Director of l’Editorial Claretiana in Buenos Aires. In addition, he served in the San Jorge Parish of Florencio Varela, Argentina.
He was Dean and Vice Dean in the Archdiocese of Mendoza and, in 2021, was appointed Delegate of Consecrated Life at the Archdiocesan Presbyteral Council. He is currently the Rector of the Nuestra Señora de Lourdes Shrine in the same Archdiocese.