Diocese of

Klerksdorp

South Africa South Africa

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Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Klerksdorp / Klerkpolitan(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Johannesburg

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Peter and Saint Paul of Tarsus (June 29)

Liturgical Calendar (National) πŸ“…

History

Contact Info

Address: PO Box 3071, Freemanville 2573, South Africa

Phone: (018) 462 2261

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.11.24 – ...):Bishop Victor Hlolo Phalana (62)Bishop Victor Hlolo Phalana (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Klerksdorp (Roman Rite)

Bishop Victor Hlolo Phalana (62)Bishop Victor Hlolo Phalana (62)
(2014.11.24 – ...)

Bishop of Klerksdorp (South Africa)

Born:1961.04.03 (Erasmus, South Africa)
Ordained Priest:1988.05.14
Consecrated Bishop:2015.01.25

Priest of Pretoria (South Africa) (1988.05.14 – 2014.11.24)

Bishop of Klerksdorp (South Africa) (2014.11.24 – ...)

Archbishop Buti Joseph Tlhagale, O.M.I. (76)Archbishop Buti Joseph Tlhagale, O.M.I. (76)
(Apostolic Administrator 2013.04.26 – 2014.11.24)

Bishop Zithulele Patrick Mvemve
(1994.03.26 – 2013.04.26)

Born:1941.05.31 (Evaton, South Africa)
Ordained Priest:1969.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1986.06.29
Died:2020.07.06 (Roodepoort, South Africa † 79)

Titular Bishop of Luperciana (1986.03.10 – 1994.03.26)

Auxiliary Bishop of Johannesburg (South Africa) (1986.03.10 – 1994.03.26)

Bishop of Klerksdorp (South Africa) (1994.03.26 – 2013.04.26)

Bishop Daniel Alphonse Omer Verstraete, O.M.I. (99)Bishop Daniel Alphonse Omer Verstraete, O.M.I. (99)
(1978.02.27 – 1994.03.26)

Bishop emeritus of Klerksdorp (South Africa)

Spiritu et ambulemus

Born:1924.07.31 (Oostrozebeke, Belgium)
Ordained Priest:1950.02.19
Consecrated Bishop:1978.05.14

Prefect Apostolic of Western Transvaal (South Africa) (1965.11.09 – 1978.02.27)

Bishop of Klerksdorp (South Africa) (1978.02.27 – 1994.03.26)

Prefects Apostolic of Western Transvaal (Roman Rite)

Bishop Daniel Alphonse Omer Verstraete, O.M.I. (99)Fr. Daniel Alphonse Omer Verstraete, O.M.I. (99) (later Bishop)
(1965.11.09 – 1978.02.27)

(see above)

Special Churches

Kimberley (↙), Rustenburg (↑), Johannesburg (β†’), Kroonstad (β†˜), Bloemfontein (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 34,800 kmΒ²

Population: 115,720 Catholics (6.4% of 1,809,620 total)

Pastoral Centres: 40 parishes

Personnel: 30 priests (19 diocesan, 11 religious), 8 deacons, 20 religious (13 brothers, 7 sisters), 8 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.02.22

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