Diocesan Feastday July 16th Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Auxillary Bishop Patrick Mutume-Mutare Diocese

Auxillary Bishop Patrick Mutume-Mutare Diocese. Appointed: 30 March 1979 Consecrated: 17 June 1979

Bishop Paul Horan of Mutare Diocese Consecrated 27 August 2016 at Mary Mount Teachers College


Bishop’s House, “Drumfad”,
Marymount Road, Box 47, Mutare
Tel: (020) 62347
Fax: (020) 62347 (ask for fax).
E-mail: dom@syscom.co.zw


Mutare Cathdral

Cathedral Mutare Diocese

Holy Trinity Cathedral

P.O. Box 621


Tel: 020 62252

The Prefecture Apostolic of Mutare was erected on the 2nd of February 1953. It was entrusted to the care of the Carmelite Fathers of the Irish Province. The territory consists of parts divided from the Vicariates of Salisbury (Harare) and Fort Victoria (Masvingo), and comprises the greater part of the administrative Province of Manicaland. On February 15 1957, the Prefecture was raised to the status of a Diocese.The civil districts included in the Diocese are Maungwe, Mutasa, Mutare, Nyanga, Chimanimani and Chipinge.

Area: 32,202 square kilometres
Population: 1,675,000
Catholics: 119,500


Vicar General: Fr. Welcome Future Chipiro
Secretary: Fr. Shepherd Munaro
Assistant Secretary: Sr Calista Sambaza
Financial Administrator: Fr. Norman Nyatondo
Finance Secretary: Sr. Petronella Mangodza
Receptionist Sr. Theresita Katsogoro
Fr. John Asomuga Fr. Simplisio Manyika
Fr. Welcome Future Chipiro Fr. Kelvin Nyakupinda
Fr. Arnold Maringe
Pastoral Director: Fr. Richmond Abiano
Pastoral Coordinator: Sr. Francis Xavier Maodza
Health Coordinator: Sr. Annuarite Manyahi
Youth Coordinator: Sr. Doloris Marimba
Spiritual Director – Youth: Fr. Norman Nyatondo
Women and Men Guilds: Sr. Emmaculate Mvere
Guilds Spiritual Director: Fr. Alexio Makokowe
CARITAS Coordinator: Fr. Isidore Madzirashe
CARITAS Spiritual Director: Fr. Welcome Chipiro
Education Commission: Fr. Arnold Marimge
Social Communications Commission: Fr. James Nyangadi
Justice and Peace Commission: Mrs. Getrude Chimange
Vocations Director: Fr. Oswald Saunyama
CCJP Spiritual Director: Fr. Donald Dodzo
Training Centre Coordinator: Sr. Seline Mashapire

Diocesan Consultors:

  • Rt. Rev. P.M. Mutume
  • Frs R. Musakwa, A Vinyu
  • J.McGrath,
  • L. Ekeanyanwu

Finance Committee:

  • Rt Rev.A.C. Muchabaiwa
  • Rt Rev. P.M. Mutume
  • Frs. J.McGrath,
  • J. Makoni
  • Mr Hogan,
  • Mr Mostyn,
  • Mr Kadira
Pastoral Coordinator: Sr Matthias Kunzwayo
Box 877,Mutare, Tel:(020)66928
Health Co-ordinator: Sr Michael Nyamutswa
Box 877, Mutare, Tel:(020)67680
Youth Co-ordinator: Sr Anna Jokonya
Box 877, Mutare Tel:(020) 66928
Men and Women’s Leagues: Sr Ancilla Sedze
Box 877, Mutare, Tel : (020) 67467
CADEC Co-ordinator: Sr Pauline Chapoterera
Box 877, Mutare, Tel : (020) 60504
Education Secretary: Sr Juliet Masachi
Box 3050, Paulington, Mutare Tel: (020) 63049 or 60228
Justice and Peace Director: Box 1269, Mutare, Tel : (020) 61752
Vocation Director: Fr P. Kembo
Bag 8032, Rusape Tel: (025) 25202
Training Centre Director: Mrs R.C. Valentine
Box 3032, Paulington, Mutare Tel :(020) 66627
Spiritual Director: Youths Pending
Justice and Peace: Fr M. Bennett
Self Reliance Committee: Fr T. Saina