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Diocese of

Garissa

Kenya Kenya

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 142,704 km²

Population: 9,000 Catholics (0.9% of 948,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Mombasa

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 6 parishes, 1 mission, 14 priests (8 diocesan, 6 religious), 20 lay religious (6 brothers, 14 sisters), 6 seminarians (2015)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.12.08 – ...):Bishop Joseph Alessandro, O.F.M. Cap. (73)Bishop Joseph Alessandro, O.F.M. Cap. (73)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Garissa (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Alessandro, O.F.M. Cap. (73)Bishop Joseph Alessandro, O.F.M. Cap. (73)Permalink
(2015.12.08 – ...)

Bishop of Garissa (Kenya)

Born:1944.11.30 (Malta)
Ordained Priest:1970.04.05
Consecrated Bishop:2012.09.29

Coadjutor Bishop of Garissa (Kenya) (2012.06.29 – 2015.12.08)

Bishop of Garissa (Kenya) (2015.12.08 – ...)

Bishop Paul Darmanin, O.F.M. Cap. (78)Bishop Paul Darmanin, O.F.M. Cap. (78)Permalink
(1984.02.03 – 2015.12.08)

Bishop emeritus of Garissa (Kenya)

Born:1940.11.06 (Malta)
Ordained Priest:1966.03.26
Consecrated Bishop:1984.06.03

Bishop of Garissa (Kenya) (1984.02.03 – 2015.12.08)

Prefects Apostolic of Garissa (Roman Rite)

Fr. Leo J. White, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1976.12.09 – 1984)

Born:1929 (Malta)
Ordained Priest:1956.07.29
Died:2018.07.31 († 89)

Prefect Apostolic of Garissa (Kenya) (1976.12.09 – 1984)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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