Zomba Diocese

By the Apostolic Letter “Qui Divini” of May 15th, 1952, the Zomba Vicariate was entrusted to the Montfort Fathers; Right Reverend Lawrence P. Hardman was appointed the first Vicar Apostolic. It was erected as a Diocese in 1959.


Area Square Kilometres: 3 522
Population: 810433
Catholics: 273 453
Catechumens: 3 152
Full time Catechists: 41
Voluntary Catechists: 105
Deaneries: 05
Parishes: 15
PATRON SAINT: Sacred Heart