Diocese of

Homa Bay

Kenya Kenya

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Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Homa Bay / Homabay / Homa Bayen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kisumu

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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Celebrations

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2020.11.29 – ...):Bishop Michael Otieno Odiwa (61)Bishop Michael Otieno Odiwa (61)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Homa Bay (Roman Rite)

Bishop Michael Otieno Odiwa (61)Bishop Michael Otieno Odiwa (61)
(2020.11.29 – ...)

Bishop of Homa Bay (Kenya)

Tranquillatus et sapientia

Born:1962.11.11 (Sori Karungu, Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1993.07.03
Consecrated Bishop:2021.02.09

Priest of Homa Bay (Kenya) (1993.07.03 – 2020.11.29)

Bishop of Homa Bay (Kenya) (2020.11.29 – ...)

Archbishop Philip Arnold Subira Anyolo (68)Bishop Philip Arnold Subira Anyolo (68) (later Archbishop)
(2003.03.22 – 2018.11.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Nairobi (Kenya)

Manete in me et ego in vobis

Born:1956.05.18 (Tongaren, Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1983.10.15
Consecrated Bishop:1996.02.03

Priest of Eldoret (Kenya) (1983.10.15 – 1995.12.06)

Bishop of Kericho (Kenya) (1995.12.06 – 2003.03.22)

Bishop of Homa Bay (Kenya) (2003.03.22 – 2018.11.15)

President of Kenya Conference of Catholic Bishops (2015 – 2021.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Kisumu (Kenya) (2018.11.15 – 2021.10.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Nairobi (Kenya) (2021.10.28 – ...)

Bishop Linus Okok Okwach
(1993.10.18 – 2002.02.20)

Here I am send me Lord

Born:1952.10.20 (Kisumu, Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1980.12.10
Consecrated Bishop:1993.12.31
Died:2020.09.12 (Kisumu, Kenya † 67)

Bishop of Homa Bay (Kenya) (1993.10.18 – 2002.02.20)

Special Churches

Kisumu (↑), Kericho (→), Kisii (→), Ngong (↘), Musoma (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 7,778 km²

Population: 673,390 Catholics (21.4% of 3,144,790 total)

Pastoral Centres: 47 parishes, 3 missions

Personnel: 105 priests (85 diocesan, 20 religious), 292 religious (49 brothers, 243 sisters), 28 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.05.29

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