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Diocese of

Lodwar

Kenya Kenya

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 77,000 km²

Population: 98,615 Catholics (15.4% of 640,000 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Kisumu

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 25 parishes, 2 missions, 55 priests (18 diocesan, 37 religious), 118 lay religious (54 brothers, 64 sisters), 10 seminarians (2014)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2011.03.05 – ...):Bishop Dominic Kimengich (55)Bishop Dominic Kimengich (55)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Lodwar (Roman Rite)

Bishop Dominic Kimengich (55)Bishop Dominic Kimengich (55)Permalink
(2011.03.05 – ...)

Bishop of Lodwar (Kenya)

Born:1961.04.23 (Kenya)
Ordained Priest:1986.09.14
Consecrated Bishop:2010.05.22

Titular Bishop of Tanaramusa (2010.03.20 – 2011.03.05)

Auxiliary Bishop of Lodwar (Kenya) (2010.03.20 – 2011.03.05)

Bishop of Lodwar (Kenya) (2011.03.05 – ...)

Bishop Patrick Joseph Harrington, S.M.A. (76)Bishop Patrick Joseph Harrington, S.M.A. (76)Permalink
(2000.02.17 – 2011.03.05)

Bishop emeritus of Lodwar (Kenya)

Born:1939.09.12 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1964.12.16
Consecrated Bishop:2000.03.20

Bishop of Lodwar (Kenya) (2000.02.17 – 2011.03.05)

Bishop John Christopher Mahon, S.P.S.Permalink
(1978.01.30 – 2000.02.17)

Born:1922.12.25 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1948.03.28
Consecrated Bishop:1978.04.25
Died:2004.11.10 († 81)

Prefect Apostolic of Lodwar (Kenya) (1968.01.16 – 1978.01.30)

Bishop of Lodwar (Kenya) (1978.01.30 – 2000.02.17)

Prefects Apostolic of Lodwar (Roman Rite)

Fr. John Christopher Mahon, S.P.S. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1968.01.16 – 1978.01.30)

(see above)

Former Prelates


as of 2016.05.09

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