Diocese of Bùi Chu

DIOCESE OF BÙI CHU


1. Ordinary

Bishop Thomas Vũ Đình HiệuBishop Thomas Vũ Đình HiệuBishop Thomas Vũ Đình Hiệu
Born on October 30, 1954;
Ordained Priest on January 22, 1999;
Consecrated Bishop on October 10, 2009.

Address: Tòa Giám Mục Bùi Chu - Xuân Ngọc, Xuân Trường, Nam Định, Việt Nam.
Phone:    +84 350 388 7514 - 388 7142
Fax:        +84 350 388 7521 ;
Email:      This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral was built in 1884. It is 78 meters in length, 22 meters in width and 15 meters in height.

Address: xã Xuân Ngọc, huyện Xuân Trường, tỉnh Nam Định, Việt Nam
Phone: +84 350 388 6146

Our Lady of the Rosary CathedralOur Lady of the Rosary CathedralMasses on Sundays 5:00, 16:30 and on Saturdays 19:00 in summer and 18:30 in winter.

The latest Sunday Mass is at 20:00 in Khoái Đồng Church in Nam Định City (Nhà thờ Khoái Đồng - 127 đường Lê Hồng Phong, TP Nam Định, Việt Nam)

2. Statistics

As of Dec 31, 2010, Bùi Chu Diocese had 394,453 Catholics among a total population of 1,825,771. It had 102 parishes and 438 subparishes served by 165 priests, 735 religious, 85 seminarians, 218 seminary candidates and 3,848 catechists. In a land area of 1,350 square kilometers, the country's smallest diocese in terms of territory covers six subdistricts of Nam Định province and Khoái Đồng parish in Nam Định City.

3. Religious Institutes of Women

  • Daughters of Our Lady of the Rosary of Bùi Chu
    Phone +84 350 388 6156
  • Daughters of Our Lady of the Visitation of Bùi Chu
    Phone +84 350 388 6161
  • Dominican Sisters of Bùi Chu
    Phone +84 350 388 6138
  • Lovers of the Holy. Cross of Kiên Lao
    Phone +84 350 387 4946
  • Missionaries of Virgm Mary of Bùi Chu
    Phone +84 350 388 6304

4. Catholic sites

Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception Minor BasilicaOur Lady of the Immaculate Conception Minor BasilicaOur Lady of the Immaculate Conception Minor Basilica with a length of 80 meters, width of 27 meters and height of 30 meters, has two 44-meter-high towers. The Gothic-style Basilica, built in 1886 and consecrated in 1933, is the symbol of local Catholics' devotion to Mother Mary.

Address: xã Xuân Phương, huyện Xuân Trường, tỉnh Nam Định, Việt Nam.
Phone:    +84 350 375 1433.

 

 

 

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