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Overview

The San Jose Costa Rica Temple is the 87th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and the 1st temple completed in Costa Rica.


History

The San José Costa Rica Temple was the second temple built in Central America, following the Guatemala City Guatemala Temple (1984).

The groundbreaking ceremony for the San José Costa Rica Temple was held on the same day as the groundbreaking ceremony for the Copenhagen Denmark Temple. The San José Costa Rica Temple was dedicated on the same day as the Montreal Quebec Temple.


Temple District

The San José Costa Rica Temple serves members from 10 stakes and 1 district headquartered in Costa Rica:


  1. Alajuela Costa Rica Stake
  2. Cartago Costa Rica Stake
  3. Guapiles Costa Rica Stake
  4. Heredia Costa Rica Belen Stake
  5. Heredia Costa Rica Stake
  6. Liberia Costa Rica Stake
  7. Río Claro Costa Rica District
  8. San Jose Costa Rica La Paz Stake
  9. San Jose Costa Rica La Sabana Stake
  10. San Jose Costa Rica Los Yoses Stake
  11. San Jose Costa Rica Toyopan Stake

Temple Presidents

  1. Edward D. Watts 2018–
  2. Rodolfo J. Meza 2015–2018
  3. Laurie B. Craig 2012–2015
  4. Arthur L. Porter 2009–2012
  5. E. Jerald Haws 2006–2009
  6. Frank S. Moffett 2003–2006
  7. C. Gary Lunt 2000–2003

See Also

References


San Jose Costa Rica Temple

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The San Jose Costa Rica Temple is the 87th operating temple of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS Church) and the 1st temple completed in Costa Rica.

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