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Diocese of

Tzaneen

South Africa South Africa

Continent: Southern Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 49,500 km²

Population: 46,500 Catholics (1.9% of 2,500,000 total) (2015)

Ecclesiastical Province: Pretoria

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Our Lady of the Sacred Heart, St Joseph

Statistics: 14 parishes, 1 mission, 28 priests (8 diocesan, 20 religious), 3 deacons, 57 lay religious (20 brothers, 37 sisters), 3 seminarians (2015)

Address: 31 Draai Road, PO Box 261, Tzaneen 0850, South Africa

Phone: (015) 307) 5244

Website: Link

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2010.01.28 – ...):Bishop João Noé Rodrigues (63)Bishop João Noé Rodrigues (63)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Tzaneen (Roman Rite)

Bishop João Noé Rodrigues (63)Bishop João Noé Rodrigues (63)Permalink
(2010.01.28 – ...)

Bishop of Tzaneen (South Africa)

Caritas numquam excidit

Born:1955.03.08 (South Africa)
Ordained Priest:1982.07.04
Consecrated Bishop:2010.04.18

Bishop of Tzaneen (South Africa) (2010.01.28 – ...)

Bishop Hugh Patrick Slattery, M.S.C. (84)Bishop Hugh Patrick Slattery, M.S.C. (84)Permalink
(1987.07.18 – 2010.01.28)

Bishop emeritus of Tzaneen (South Africa)

Born:1934.03.10 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1958.07.16
Consecrated Bishop:1984.09.30

Bishop of Louis Trichardt–Tzaneen (South Africa) (1984.06.22 – 1987.07.18)

Bishop of Tzaneen (South Africa) (1987.07.18 – 2010.01.28)

Bishops of Louis Trichardt–Tzaneen (Roman Rite)

Bishop Hugh Patrick Slattery, M.S.C. (84)Bishop Hugh Patrick Slattery, M.S.C. (84)Permalink
(1984.06.22 – 1987.07.18)

(see above)

Bishop John Thomas Durkin, M.S.C.Permalink
(1972.11.16 – 1984.06.22)

Born:1913.02.10 (Ireland)
Ordained Priest:1937.07.19
Consecrated Bishop:1973.03.04
Died:1990.09.27 († 77)

Prefect Apostolic of Louis Trichardt (South Africa) (1963.02.15 – 1972.11.16)

Bishop of Louis Trichardt–Tzaneen (South Africa) (1972.11.16 – 1984.06.22)

Prefects Apostolic of Louis Trichardt (Roman Rite)

Fr. John Thomas Durkin, M.S.C. (later Bishop)Permalink
(1963.02.15 – 1972.11.16)

(see above)


as of 2018.11.07

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