About Our Diocese
Catholic Diocese of Umzimkulu History
The Diocese of Umzimkulu was established in 1954 by the excision from the Diocese of Mariannhill, of the civil districts of Umzimkulu, Harding and portions of the districts of Port Shepstone, Bulwer and Himeville, south of the Umzimkulu River. Area: 15 275 sq. km Total Pop: 509 830 Catholic Pop: 49 761.
Diocese of Umzimkulu comprises of 15 parishes that each has from 5 to 14 outstations - chapels to serve by the missionary.