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Diocese of

Klerksdorp

South Africa South Africa

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Ecclesiastical Province: Johannesburg

Patron Saint: Sts. Peter and Paul (June 29)

Address: PO Box 3071, Freemanville 2573, South Africa

Phone: (018) 462 2261

Website: Link

History

  • 1965.10.14: Established as Apostolic Prefecture of Western Transvaal / de Transvaal Occidentali (Latin) (from Diocese of Johannesburg)
  • 1978.02.27: Promoted as Diocese of Klerksdorp / Klerkpolitan(us) (Latin)

Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.11.24 – ...):Bishop Victor Hlolo Phalana (53)Bishop-elect Victor Hlolo Phalana (53)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Klerksdorp (Roman Rite)

Bishop Victor Hlolo Phalana (53)Bishop-elect Victor Hlolo Phalana (53)
(2014.11.24 – ...)

Bishop of Klerksdorp (South Africa)

Born:1961.04.03 (South Africa)
Ordained Priest:1988.05.14

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

Archbishop Buti Joseph Tlhagale, O.M.I. (66)Archbishop Buti Joseph Tlhagale, O.M.I. (66)
(Apostolic Administrator 2013.04.26 – 2014.11.24)

Bishop Zithulele Patrick Mvemve (73)Bishop Zithulele Patrick Mvemve (73)
(1994.03.26 – 2013.04.26)

Bishop emeritus of Klerksdorp (South Africa)

Born:1941.05.31 (South Africa)
Ordained Priest:1969.06.29
Consecrated Bishop:1986.06.29

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. (90)Bishop Daniel Alphonse Omer Verstraete, O.M.I. (90)
(1978.02.27 – 1994.03.26)

Bishop emeritus of Klerksdorp (South Africa)

Born:1924.07.31 (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. (90)Fr. Daniel Alphonse Omer Verstraete, O.M.I. (90) (later Bishop)
(1965.11.09 – 1978.02.27)

(see above)


as of 2014.11.24

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