Diocese of

Mariannhill

South Africa South Africa

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Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Mariannhill / Collis Mariæ (Latin) / Mariannhillen(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Durban

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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History

Contact Info

Address: Bishop’s House, PO Box 11001, Mariannhill Monastery, 3624, South Africa

Phone: (031) 700 2704

Present Prelates

Bishop (2022.10.13 – ...):Bishop Neil Augustine Frank, O.M.I. (57)Bishop Neil Augustine Frank, O.M.I. (57)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Mariannhill (Roman Rite)

Bishop Neil Augustine Frank, O.M.I. (57)Bishop Neil Augustine Frank, O.M.I. (57)
(2022.10.13 – ...)

Bishop of Mariannhill (South Africa)

Born:1966.08.21 (Pietermaritzburg, South Africa)
Ordained Priest:1999.08.21
Consecrated Bishop:2022.02.26

Coadjutor Bishop of Mariannhill (South Africa) (2021.12.17 – 2022.10.13)

Bishop of Mariannhill (South Africa) (2022.10.13 – ...)

Bishop Pius Mlungisi Dlungwane (76)Bishop Pius Mlungisi Dlungwane (76)
(2006.06.03 – 2022.10.13)

Bishop emeritus of Mariannhill (South Africa)

Born:1947.10.13 (Impendle, South Africa)
Ordained Priest:1976.07.05
Consecrated Bishop:2000.08.06

Priest of Mariannhill (South Africa) (1976.07.05 – 2000.06.02)

Titular Bishop of Altino (2000.06.02 – 2006.06.03)

Auxiliary Bishop of Mariannhill (South Africa) (2000.06.02 – 2006.06.03)

Bishop of Mariannhill (South Africa) (2006.06.03 – 2022.10.13)

Bishop Paul Themba Mngoma
(1981.02.12 – 2005.02.07)

Born:1941.12.10 (South Africa)
Ordained Priest:1971.07.04
Consecrated Bishop:1981.05.23
Died:2005.06.15 († 63)

Bishop of Mariannhill (South Africa) (1981.02.12 – 2005.02.07)

Bishop Martin Elmar Schmid, C.M.M.
(1970.05.21 – 1980.06.18)

Born:1913.10.28 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1938.04.24
Consecrated Bishop:1970.10.10
Died:1980.06.18 († 66)

Bishop of Mariannhill (South Africa) (1970.05.21 – 1980.06.18)

Bishop Alphonse Streit, C.M.M.
(1951.01.11 – 1970.05.21)

Born:1893.12.07 (South Africa)
Ordained Priest:1926.06.26
Consecrated Bishop:1951.01.11
Died:1970.06.22 († 76)

Titular Bishop of Nicius (1950.12.23 – 1951.01.11)

Vicar Apostolic of Mariannhill (South Africa) (1950.12.23 – 1951.01.11)

Bishop of Mariannhill (South Africa) (1951.01.11 – 1970.05.21)

Titular Bishop of Maturba (1970.05.21 – 1970.06.22)

Vicars Apostolic of Mariannhill (Roman Rite)

Bishop-elect Alphonse Streit, C.M.M.
(1950.12.23 – 1951.01.11)

(see above)

Bishop Joseph Adalbert Fleischer, C.M.M.
(1922.03.22 – 1950)

Born:1874.01.04 (Dettelbach, Germany)
Ordained Priest:1899.07.30
Consecrated Bishop:1922.08.15
Died:1963.03.19 (Mariannhill, South Africa † 89)

Superior General of Congregation of Mariannhill Missionaries (1920 – 1926)

Vicar Apostolic of Mariannhill (South Africa) (1922.03.22 – 1950)

Titular Bishop of Tiberiopolis (1922.03.22 – 1963.03.19)

Former Prelates

Special Churches

Umzimkulu (↙), Qacha’s Nek (←), Durban (↑)

Statistics (2020.12.31)

Area: 12,612 km²

Population: 350,000 Catholics (11.7% of 3,001,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 46 parishes

Personnel: 78 priests (55 diocesan, 23 religious), 296 religious (76 brothers, 220 sisters), 35 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.02.22

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