Antonio de Hornedo Correa
Antonio de Hornedo Correa joined the Society of Jesus at the age of 17 on May 27, 1933 , in Belgium, because the government of Manuel Azaña took action against the order and many Spanish Jesuits had to go abroad. After the end of the Spanish Civil War , he returned to Spain in 1940 and studied philosophy at the Colegio Nuestra Señora del Recuerdo in Madrid-Chamartín until 1943 and theology in Ireland from 1943 . He was ordained a priest on July 31, 1949 . From 1951 to 1961 he was active in the training of novices .
In 1961 Antonio de Hornedo Correa was sent to the Jesuit mission in Peru, on the Río Marañón and its tributaries, and appointed superior of the Jesuit community in Jaén . On August 6, 1963 he was appointed Prefect of Jaén en Peru and with the elevation of the prefecture to the Apostolic Vicariate on April 24, 1971 to the Apostolic Vicar of Jaén en Peru o San Francisco Javier and titular Bishop of Castellum Minus . He was ordained bishop by the Apostolic Nuncio in Peru, Archbishop Luigi Poggi , on August 15, 1971. Co- consecrators were Luis Armando Bambarén Gastelumendi SJ, Auxiliary Bishop in Lima , and Manuel Prado Pérez-Rosas SJ, Bishop of Chachapoyas .
Pope Paul VI appointed him on July 9, 1977 Bishop of Chachapoyas. The main concerns of his episcopal activity were the care of the elderly, education and training of the youth, the health of children and the evangelization of the media. Pope John Paul II accepted his retirement on May 18, 1991. He spent his retirement in the community of Fatima in Miraflores in Lima , where he also died.
Antonio de Hornedo was buried in the cathedral of the episcopal city of Chachapoyas .
- Alejandro Repullés Benito: Monseñor Antonio de Hornedo SJ (1915-2006) . In: Compañía de Jesús, Provincia del Perú (ed.): Jesuitas del Perú. Anuario . Edition 2005. Lima 2006, pp. 30–31.
- Entry on Antonio de Hornedo Correa on catholic-hierarchy.org ; Retrieved July 17, 2017.
- Biography of Antonio de Hornedo Correa ( Memento of October 8, 2007 in the Internet Archive ) (Spanish)
- Alejandro Repullés Benito: Monseñor Antonio de Hornedo SJ (1915-2006) . In: Compañía de Jesús, Provincia del Perú (ed.): Jesuitas del Perú. Anuario . Edition 2005, pp. 30–31.
|SURNAME||Hornedo Correa, Antonio de|
|BRIEF DESCRIPTION||Peruvian clergyman, Roman Catholic bishop of Chachapoyas|
|DATE OF BIRTH||September 23, 1915|
|PLACE OF BIRTH||Comillas , Spain|
|DATE OF DEATH||January 10, 2006|
|Place of death||Lima|