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Diocese of

Garissa

Kenya Kenya

Continent: Eastern and Central Africa

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 142,702 km²

Population: 6,911 Catholics (0.7% of 1,028,545 total) (2018)

Statistics: 7 parishes, 17 priests (8 diocesan, 9 religious), 24 lay religious (9 brothers, 15 sisters), 9 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Mombasa

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.12.08 – ...):Bishop Joseph Alessandro, O.F.M. Cap. (76)Bishop Joseph Alessandro, O.F.M. Cap. (76)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Garissa (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Alessandro, O.F.M. Cap. (76)Bishop Joseph Alessandro, O.F.M. Cap. (76)Permalink
(2015.12.08 – ...)

Bishop of Garissa (Kenya)

Born:1944.11.30 (Malta)
Ordained Priest:1970.04.05
Consecrated Bishop:2012.09.29

Coadjutor Bishop of Garissa (Kenya) (2012.06.29 – 2015.12.08)

Bishop of Garissa (Kenya) (2015.12.08 – ...)

Bishop Paul Darmanin, O.F.M. Cap. (80)Bishop Paul Darmanin, O.F.M. Cap. (80)Permalink
(1984.02.03 – 2015.12.08)

Bishop emeritus of Garissa (Kenya)

Born:1940.11.06 (Malta)
Ordained Priest:1966.03.26
Consecrated Bishop:1984.06.03

Bishop of Garissa (Kenya) (1984.02.03 – 2015.12.08)

Prefects Apostolic of Garissa (Roman Rite)

Fr. Leo J. White, O.F.M. Cap.Permalink
(1976.12.09 – 1984)

Born:1929 (Malta)
Ordained Priest:1956.07.29
Died:2018.07.31 († 89)

Prefect Apostolic of Garissa (Kenya) (1976.12.09 – 1984)

Former Prelates


as of 2021.10.29

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