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Diocese of

De Aar

South Africa South Africa

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 67,248 km²

Population: 5,930 Catholics (3.2% of 184,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Cape Town

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Our Lady of Assumption

Statistics: 16 parishes, 2 missions, 8 priests (diocesan), 1 deacon, 3 lay religious (3 sisters) (2015)

Address: 1 Van Riebeeck Street, PO Box 73, De Aar 700, South Africa

Phone: (053) 631 1149

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2009.07.17 – ...):Bishop Adam Leszek Musiałek, S.C.I. (60)Bishop Adam Leszek Musiałek, S.C.I. (60)

Apostolic Administrator of Aliwal (South Africa)

Ordinaries

Bishops of De Aar (Roman Rite)

Bishop Adam Leszek Musiałek, S.C.I. (60)Bishop Adam Leszek Musiałek, S.C.I. (60)Permalink
(2009.07.17 – ...)

Bishop of De Aar (South Africa)
Apostolic Administrator of Aliwal (South Africa)

Ecce venio

Born:1957.05.09 (Poland)
Ordained Priest:1983.06.09
Consecrated Bishop:2009.09.24

Bishop of De Aar (South Africa) (2009.07.17 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Aliwal (South Africa) (2017.09.01 – ...)

Bishop Joseph James Potocnak, S.C.I. (84)Bishop Joseph James Potocnak, S.C.I. (84)Permalink
(1992.01.23 – 2009.07.17)

Bishop emeritus of De Aar (South Africa)

Born:1933.05.13 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1966.09.21
Consecrated Bishop:1992.05.01

Bishop of De Aar (South Africa) (1992.01.23 – 2009.07.17)

Bishop Fritz Lobinger (88)Bishop Fritz Lobinger (88)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 1987.11.18 – 1992.01.23)

Bishop Joseph Anthony De Palma, S.C.I.Permalink
(1967.04.13 – 1987.11.18)

Born:1913.09.04 (USA)
Ordained Priest:1944.05.20
Consecrated Bishop:1967.07.19
Died:2005.02.03 († 91)

Superior General of Congregation of the Priests of the Sacred Heart (Dehonians) (1959.07.15 – 1967.06.06)

Bishop of De Aar (South Africa) (1967.04.13 – 1987.11.18)

Apostolic Administrator of Aliwal (South Africa) (1981 – 1986)

Prefects Apostolic of De Aar (Roman Rite)

Fr. Louis DettmerPermalink
(1953.03.24 – 1967)

Died:1967

Prefect Apostolic of De Aar (South Africa) (1953.03.24 – 1967)


as of 2017.12.14

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