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Bishop of Kokstad – Zolile Petros Mpambani

The Holy Father Francis, appointed Fr ZOLILE PETROS MPAMBANI SCJ on 6th of May 2013 as Bishop of Kokstad. Fr Zolile before his appointment was the parish priest of St Francis in Aliwal North, the provincial superior of the Priests of the Sacred Heart (SCJ) and the member of the College of Consultors for the diocese of […]

Hope and Joy programme – study day

The priests from Kokstad and Umzimkulu Diocese have attended the study days on the Issues of Vatican II on its 50 anniversary  and on the “Hope and Joy” network at Coolock House on 17-18 April 2012 that was facilitated  Fr Peter Knox SJ.      

Amajoni from Flagstaff

The Amajoni from Flagstaff Parish on the way to the Cathedral for Chrism Holy Mass 2012

Fr. Gabriel Thabang

Fr. Gabriel Thabang has been appointed new parish priest of Mount Ayliff and Tabankulu.      

Transfers of Priests

Dear People of God of Kokstad Diocese: Greetings to All of you in the name of our Lord Jesus Christ. We have been blessed with the arrival of five new priests to the diocese. In a short while they will be ready for appointment to any of the parishes of the diocese after having been […]

Bishop Stanislaw’s Letter on Finances

Pastoral Letter to the Church of Kokstad Diocese Theme: “May the Word of Christ dwell in you abundantly” (Col 3.16).   This theme will lead us on our journey of re-discovering of our identity as the Members of the Catholic Church and the members of the local parish communities, as we desire that the Word […]

Porta Fidei

APOSTOLIC LETTER  PORTA FIDEI           OF THE SUPREME PONTIFF   BENEDICT XVI FOR THE INDICTION OF THE YEAR OF FAITH  The “door of faith” (Acts 14:27) is always open for us, ushering us into the life of communion with God and offering entry into his Church. It is possible to cross that threshold when […]

Africae Munus

AFRICAE MUNUS In Service to Reconciliation, Justice and Peace   POST-SYNODAL APOSTOLIC EXHORTATION AFRICAE MUNUS OF HIS HOLINESS POPE BENEDICT XVI TO THE BISHOPS, CLERGY, CONSECRATED PERSONS AND THE LAY FAITHFUL ON THE CHURCH IN AFRICA IN SERVICE TO RECONCILIATION, JUSTICE AND PEACE “You are the salt of the earth … You are the light […]

Welcome To The Diocese Of Kokstad

Bishop Xolelo T KumaloAs the Bishop of the Diocese of Kokstad in South Africa, I welcome you to this website.

It is my hope that it will inform you and provide you with any information you may require regarding this segment of the Catholic Church.

We also provide links with other websites which might interest you. If you require any information not included here, email us and we will do what we can to help.

If you have discovered this page by accident, you are especially welcome and I hope you will find it of some value and maybe help you to understand how the Catholic Church in the Diocese of Kokstad is trying to serve the community and so bring it closer to the Lord.

With my very sincere and best wishes

+Bishop Zolile Petros Mpambani
BISHOP OF THE DIOCESE OF KOKSTAD