DIOCESE OF KLERKSDORP
SS. Peter and Paul
Bishop Victor Phalana
14 Convent Lane
PO Box 3071
Tel: (018) 462 9134 (h)
Tel: (018) 462 2261 (office)
Fax: (018) 462 9168
Ordained Bishop of the Titular See of Luperciana 29 June 1986 at Johannesburg, he was appointed Auxiliary and Vicar-General to Bishop Orsmond. On 10 May 1994 he was appointed Bishop of Klerksdorp.
The former Prefecture of the Western Transvaal, established by a decree of Pope Paul VI on 14 October 1965, was raised to the status Diocese of Klerksdorp by papal decree dated 27 February 1978. Originally part of the Diocese of Johannesburg, the diocese is bounded on the East by Johannesburg Diocese, on the South by the Kroonstad Diocese and Bloemfontein Archdiocese, on the West by the Kimberley Diocese and on the North by the Diocese of Rustenburg. The Diocese comprises the following civil Districts: Potchefstroom, Klerksdorp, Wolmaransstad, Bloemhof, Christiana, Schweizer- Reneke, Delareyville, Lichtenburg, Coligny and Ventersdorp.
Area: 34 800 sq.km. Total Pop: 1 500 000 Cath. Pop: 99 23
Right Reverend Patrick Zithulele Mvemve. Ordained Bishop of the Titular See of Luperciana 29 June 1986 at Johannesburg, he was appointed Auxiliary and Vicar-General to Bishop Orsmond. On 10 May 1994 he was appointed Bishop of Klerksdorp.
Right Reverend Bishop Daniel A O Verstraete OMI. Appointed Prefect Apostolic 9 November 1965 and Bishop 27 February 1978, he was ordained 14 May 1978 at Klerksdorp. Resigned due to ill health.
AdministrationVicar General: V Rev Fr Donaat Bohé OMI, PO Box 520, Potchefstroom 2520.
Tel: 018 – 294 3829 E-mail: email@example.com
Chancellor & Archivist Rev Fr M. Kalino, PO Box 229, Wolmaransstad 2630.
For further information, please go to the Diocese of Klerksdorp