Diocese of MBULU

Area Sq. Kilometres  16,057 (6,202 Square Miles)

Population           1,138,827

No. Catholics       308,713

Catechists              1,368 

 

Historical Notes

April 14, 1943 it was established as Apostolic Prefecture of Mbulu from the Apostolic Prefecture of Dodoma and the Apostolic Vicariate of Kilima-Njaro. January 10, 1952: Promoted as Apostolic Vicariate of Mbulu. March 25, 1953: Promoted as Diocese of Mbulu.

Ordinary

The Right Reverend Antony Gaspar Lagwen was born on July 5, 1967. Ordained Priest on October 18, 1999. Consecrated and installed Bishop as the Bishop of Mbulu on August 12, 2018.

 

Address:

Bishop’s house, P. O. Box  49, Mbulu.

Office. No. +255 788 610 908,

e-mail: mbuludiocese@yahoo.com

Office:

Phone: +255 788 610 908       - General

027-2533110   - Development Office

027-2533658   - Health Office

e-mail: mbuludiocese@yahoo.com

Mbulu House – Arusha

P. O. Box 316, Arusha,

Predecessors:

Patrick Winters, S.A.C. † (29 Jan 1944 Appointed - 3 Jul 1971 Resigned)

Nicodemus Atle Basili Hhando † (3 Jul 1971 Appointed - 7 Mar 1997 Resigned)

Jude Thadaeus Ruwa’ichi, O.F.M. Cap. (9 Feb 1999 Appointed - 15 Jan 2005 Appointed, Bishop of Dodoma

Beatus Kinyaiya, O.F.M. Cap. (22 Apr 2006 Appointed - 6 Nov 2014 Appointed, Archbishop of Dodoma)

 

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