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Diocese of

Masvingo

Zimbabwe Zimbabwe

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 70,000 km²

Population: 239,000 Catholics (12.2% of 1,959,215 total) (2018)

Statistics: 28 parishes, 1 mission, 49 priests (diocesan), 83 lay religious (3 brothers, 80 sisters), 20 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bulawayo

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Mary Queen of Peace (August 22)

Address: Bishop's House, 15b Glyntor Road, Clovelly, Masvingo, Zimbabwe

Phone: (039) 263465/263457

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1999.02.09 – ...):Bishop Michael Dixon Bhasera (70)Bishop Michael Dixon Bhasera (70)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Masvingo (Roman Rite)

Bishop Michael Dixon Bhasera (70)Bishop Michael Dixon Bhasera (70)Permalink
(1999.02.09 – ...)

Bishop of Masvingo (Zimbabwe)

Born:1949.11.11 (Zimbabwe)
Ordained Priest:1978.08.19
Consecrated Bishop:1991.10.19

Bishop of Gokwe (Zimbabwe) (1991.06.17 – 1999.02.09)

Bishop of Masvingo (Zimbabwe) (1999.02.09 – ...)

President of Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (2002 – 2006)

Apostolic Administrator of Gweru (Zimbabwe) (2012.04.28 – 2013.06.15)

President of Zimbabwe Catholic Bishops’ Conference (2014.03.11 – 2018.05)

Apostolic Administrator of Gweru (Zimbabwe) (2017.10.24 – 2020.09.11)


as of 2020.11.04

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