DIOCESE OF PHÁT DIỆM
Bishop Joseph Nguyễn Năng
Born on November 24, 1953;
Ordained Priest on June 9, 1990;
Bishop of Phát Diệm since July 25, 2009;
Consecrated Bishop on September 8, 2009.
Address: Tòa Giám Mục Phát Diệm
75 Phát Diệm Đông, huyện Kim Sơn, tinh Ninh Bình, Việt Nam
Phone: +84 30 372 4896;
Fax: +84 30 386 2724
Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral complex was built in 1898.
Address: thị trấn Phát Diệm, huyện Kim Sơn, tinh Ninh Bình, Việt Nam.
Phone: +84 30 386 2644
Masses on Sundays 5:00, 9:30 and 16:00, and on Saturdays: 17:00
The latest Sunday Mass in Ninh Bình City is at 16:00 at Ninh Bình church.
As of December 31, 2010, Phát Diệm Diocese had 160,558 Catholics among atotal population of 995,017. It had 77 parishes and 340 subparishes and mission stations served by 74 priests, 243 Religious, 51 seminarians, 166 seminary candidates and 1,245 catechists. In a land area of 1,786.77 square kilometers, the diocese covers provinces of Hòa Bình and Ninh Bình.
3. Religious Congregations, Societies and Institutes
- Lovers of the Holy Cross of Phát Diệm
Phone: +84 30 386 2321.
4. Catholic Sites
The Our Lady of the Rosary Cathedral complex standing on a land area of 80,000 square meters was constructed by Father Peter Trần Lục between 1875 and 1898. The complex includes two churches and four chapels made of wood or stone, three grottoes, a big statue of Christ the King standing in the center of a large lake. It is one of the top ten tourist destinations in Việt Nam.
Address: Thị trấn Phát Diệm, huyện Kim Sơn, tinh Ninh Bình, Việt Nam
Phone: + 84 30 386 2644.
Website of the Diocese: http://phatdiem.org