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Diocese of

Mariannhill

South Africa South Africa

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 12,612 km²

Population: 286,479 Catholics (10.3% of 2,771,840 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Durban

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Statistics: 45 parishes, 93 priests (44 diocesan, 49 religious), 429 lay religious (83 brothers, 346 sisters), 24 seminarians (2015)

Address: Bishop’s House, PO Box 11001, Mariannhill Monastery, 3624, South Africa

Phone: (031) 700 2704

Website: Link

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2006.06.03 – ...):Bishop Pius Mlungisi Dlungwane (71)Bishop Pius Mlungisi Dlungwane (71)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Mariannhill (Roman Rite)

Bishop Pius Mlungisi Dlungwane (71)Bishop Pius Mlungisi Dlungwane (71)Permalink
(2006.06.03 – ...)

Bishop of Mariannhill (South Africa)

Born:1947.10.13 (South Africa)
Ordained Priest:1976.07.05
Consecrated Bishop:2000.08.06

Titular Bishop of Altino (2000.06.02 – 2006.06.03)

Auxiliary Bishop of Mariannhill (South Africa) (2000.06.02 – 2006.06.03)

Bishop of Mariannhill (South Africa) (2006.06.03 – ...)

Bishop Paul Themba MngomaPermalink
(1981.02.12 – 2005.02.07)

Born:1941.12.10 (South Africa)
Ordained Priest:1971.07.04
Consecrated Bishop:1981.05.23
Died:2005.06.15 († 63)

Bishop of Mariannhill (South Africa) (1981.02.12 – 2005.02.07)

Bishop Martin Elmar Schmid, C.M.M.Permalink
(1970.05.21 – 1980.06.18)

Born:1913.10.28 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1938.04.24
Consecrated Bishop:1970.10.10
Died:1980.06.18 († 66)

Bishop of Mariannhill (South Africa) (1970.05.21 – 1980.06.18)

Bishop Pius Bonaventura DlaminiPermalink
(1967.12.14 – 1981.09.13)

Born:1908.05 (South Africa)
Ordained Priest:1937.11.28
Consecrated Bishop:1954.04.26
Died:1981.09.13 († 73)

Bishop of Umzimkulu (South Africa) (1954.02.21 – 1967.12.14)

Titular Bishop of Unizibira (1967.12.14 – 1981.09.13)

Bishop of Mariannhill (South Africa) (1967.12.14 – 1981.09.13)

Bishop Alphonse Streit, C.M.M.Permalink
(1951.01.11 – 1970.05.21)

Born:1893.12.07 (South Africa)
Ordained Priest:1926.06.26
Consecrated Bishop:1951.01.11
Died:1970.06.22 († 76)

Titular Bishop of Nicius (1950.12.23 – 1951.01.11)

Vicar Apostolic of Mariannhill (South Africa) (1950.12.23 – 1951.01.11)

Bishop of Mariannhill (South Africa) (1951.01.11 – 1970.05.21)

Titular Bishop of Maturba (1970.05.21 – 1970.06.22)

Vicars Apostolic of Mariannhill (Roman Rite)

Bishop-elect Alphonse Streit, C.M.M.Permalink
(1950.12.23 – 1951.01.11)

(see above)

Bishop Joseph Adalbert Fleischer, M.H.M.Permalink
(1922.03.22 – 1950)

Born:1874.01.04 (Germany)
Ordained Priest:1899.07.30
Consecrated Bishop:1922.08.15
Died:1963.03.19 († 89)

Vicar Apostolic of Mariannhill (South Africa) (1922.03.22 – 1950)

Titular Bishop of Tiberiopolis (1922.03.22 – 1963.03.19)

Former Prelates


as of 2018.11.07

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