The diocese was created on December 17, 1962. It includes a territory that previously belonged to the Diocese of León.
Favorite foods: Drunken soup, nacatamal, chicken soup. The Diocese of Estelí is characterized by its great cultural richness, for being pioneers of great musical compositions of rhythms derived from polkas, mazurkas and waltzes.
He was ordained a priest on August 15, 1976 and did biblical studies at the Pontifical Biblical Institute in Rome. He was appointed Bishop of the Diocese of Estelí on February 13, 1988 and consecrated as such on March 16 of the same year in the Archdiocese of Managua.
December 17, 1962