San José Obrero Church



The Iglesia San José Obrero (Saint Joseph the Worker Catholic Church) in San José was the brainchild of Father John Beckert. It was built under the direction of Father Juan Scharle. The cornerstone was laid on 18 September 1927 and dedication held on 7 May 1930. All construction was funded by the settlers themselves. Its twin towers are 50 meters tall with a 5-meter tall cross atop each one.


The parish of San José Obrero has been served by the following priests:

John Beckert
Juan Scharle (1924-1943)