About Tororo Archdiocese

The Catholic Archdiocese of Tororo, Uganda, is one of the nineteen Catholic dioceses in the East African Republic of Uganda. The Archdiocese borders the northern shores of Lake Victoria, sharing the eastern border of the lake with Kenya.

The Archdiocese, which covers an area of 3500 square miles/8837 square KM, serves about 500,000 Catholics through its 39 parishes, 4 hospitals and health centres, 12 maternity/health care centres, 1 orphanage and 2 homes for the disabled. The establishment of the Archdiocese of Tororo dates back to 1901 when the first parish—St. Anthony's—was founded by Father Christopher Kirk in Budaka in the District of Pallisa.

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ARCHDIOCESE OF TORORO

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About the Archdiocese of Tororo

The Catholic Archdiocese of Tororo, Uganda, is one of the nineteen Catholic dioceses in the East African Republic of Uganda. The Archdiocese borders the northern shores of Lake Victoria, sharing the eastern border of the lake with Kenya.

The Archdiocese, which covers an area of 3500 square miles/8837 square KM, serves about 500,000 Catholics through its 39 parishes, 4 hospitals and health centres, 12 maternity/health care centres, 1 orphanage and 2 homes for the disabled. The establishment of the Archdiocese of Tororo dates back to 1901 when the first parish—St. Anthony's—was founded by Father Christopher Kirk in Budaka in the District of Pallisa.

Statistics

Below are the statistics for the diocese

Coverage & Population

Area8,837 sq km (3,500 sq miles)
Population (Approx)4,000,000
Catholics (Approx.)1.2 Million
Number of Parishes45
Missions ( Sub-Parishes)984

Clergy and Religious

All Priests110
Diocesan Priests99
Religious Priests10
Fidei Donum Priests1
Religious Women117
Religious Men16
Catechists1,065

Health Centers

Hospitals2
Health Centre IV2
Health Centre III3
Health Centre II9

Schools & Seminaries

Pre-Primary26
Primary439
Secondary45
Technical / Vocational11
Teachers' Training College1
University Campus1
Seminaries
Minor (High School Seminary)1
Major (College & Graduate)0

IMPORTANT CONTACTS

OfficeTelephone
Arch bishop’s Secretary +256-772-525-182 +256-753-603-635
Vocations Director +256-783-494-922 +256-701-646-858
Rector Nagongera Seminary +256-773-737-666 +256-772-660-051
HM Mbale College +256-751-054-098
Communications & Radio Maria +256-758-722-342 +256-705-306-684
Headteacher St. James Achilet +256-772-485-851
Health Coordinator +256-782-965-026
Education Secretary +256-772-183-193
Pastoral Coordinator +256-772-446-197
Caritas +256-772-328-592
Youth +256-781-678-987
Sacramentary Shops
(Procure, St. Austins Parish, bedictine Sisters)
+256-72-328-592

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