News and Events

Dear Fathers, Brothers, Sisters in the Lord

With great sadness the Diocesan Office would like inform you of the sad news that some of you might have heard. Fr. Sicelo Vilakazi (parochial administrator) at Mbongolwane Parish was involved in a road accident and died on Easter Sunday (20 April 2014) afternoon. Detailed information regarding funeral arrangements shall be communicated to you promptly. […]


This and that of life tend to compel us to increase internal speed! Taking children to school, rushing to work, getting into several meetings, to mention a few are amongst many commitments that move us away of ourselves. Who are we without ourselves? Who am I without me? What will it profit me to embrace […]

Another Bishop from the Diocese of Eshowe – Msgr. VINCENT MDUDUZI ZUNGU

It is with great pleasure to share with you that on February 02, 2014, the Holy Father Pope Francis appointed Rev. Fr. Vincent Mduduzi Zungu, O.F.M., Definitor General for Africa and the Middle East, in Rome as Bishop of the Diocese of Port Elizabeth (South Africa). Fr. Vincent Mduduzi Zungu, O.F.M., was born on April […]

Welcome to the Diocese of Eshowe

Bishop Xolelo T KumaloAs the Bishop of the Diocese of Eshowe 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 Eshowe is trying to serve the community and so bring it closer to the Lord.

With my very sincere and best wishes

Bishop Xolelo T Kumalo