Diocese of

Thiès

Senegal Senegal

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Continent: Western and Northern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Thiès / Thiesin(us) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Dakar

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

Liturgical Calendar (Universal) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2013.01.18 – ...):Bishop André Gueye (57)Bishop André Gueye (57)

Apostolic Administrator of Saint-Louis du Sénégal (Senegal)

Second Vice-President of Conference of Bishops of Senegal, Mauritania, Cape Verde and Guinea-Bissau

Ordinaries

Bishops of Thiès (Roman Rite)

Bishop André Gueye (57)Bishop André Gueye (57)
(2013.01.18 – ...)

Bishop of Thiès (Senegal)
Apostolic Administrator of Saint-Louis du Sénégal (Senegal)
Second Vice-President of Conference of Bishops of Senegal, Mauritania, Cape Verde and Guinea-Bissau

In ipso vita et lux / En lui la vie et la lumière

Born:1967.01.06 (Pallo-Youga, Senegal)
Ordained Priest:1992.06.27
Consecrated Bishop:2013.05.25

Priest of Thiès (Senegal) (1992.06.27 – 2013.01.18)

Bishop of Thiès (Senegal) (2013.01.18 – ...)

Second Vice-President of Conference of Bishops of Senegal, Mauritania, Cape Verde and Guinea-Bissau (2017.11.18 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Saint-Louis du Sénégal (Senegal) (2023.01.12 – ...)

Bishop Jacques Sarr
(1986.10.17 – 2011.01.18)

Ma lumière et mon salut, c’est le Seigneur

Born:1934.10.11 (Senegal)
Ordained Priest:1964.05.28
Consecrated Bishop:1987.03.01
Died:2011.01.18 († 76)

Bishop of Thiès (Senegal) (1986.10.17 – 2011.01.18)

Bishop François-Xavier Dione
(1969.02.06 – 1985.02.04)

Fides et labor

Born:1919.06 (Senegal)
Ordained Priest:1949.04.18
Consecrated Bishop:1969.05.15
Died:1985.02.04 († 65)

Bishop of Thiès (Senegal) (1969.02.06 – 1985.02.04)

Special Churches

Dakar (←), Saint-Louis du Sénégal (↑), Kaolack (↘)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 9,055 km²

Population: 66,830 Catholics (1.5% of 4,328,600 total)

Pastoral Centres: 25 parishes, 2 missions

Personnel: 83 priests (76 diocesan, 7 religious), 205 religious (88 brothers, 117 sisters), 21 seminarians

Population

Pastoral Centres

Priests

Religious

Seminarians

Last updated on 2024.06.17

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