Diocese of Mỹ Tho

DIOCESE OF MỸ THO


Bishop Pierre Nguyễn Văn KhảmBishop Pierre Nguyễn Văn Khảm1. Ordinary

Bishop Pierre Nguyễn Văn Khảm
Born on October 2, 1952;
Ordained Priest on August 30, 1980;
Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Hochi Minh City on October 15, 2008;
Consecrated Bishop on November 15, 2008.
Bishop of Mỹ Tho since Jully 26, 2014;

Address: Tòa Giám Mục Mỹ Tho
              32 Hùng Vương, P.7, TP. Mỹ Tho, tỉnh Tiền Giang, Việt Nam.
Phone:    +84 73 388 6293 – 387 3299
Fax:        +84 73 387 5792 - 388 7249
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Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception CathedralOur Lady of the Immaculate Conception CathedralOur Lady of the Immaculate Conception Cathedral was constructed between 1906 and 1910. The 900-square-meter cathedral was restored and enlarged in 2006 to meet the needs of pastoral activities.

Address: 32 Hùng Vương, P.7, TP. Mỹ Tho, tỉnh Tiền Giang, Việt Nam.
Phone:    +84 73 388 0075

Masses on Sundays: 5 :15, 7:30, 16:30 and 18:30.

2. Statistics

As of December 31, 2010, the diocese had 120,300 Catholics among its total population of 4,776,036. It had 85 parishes and 34 subparishes and mission stations served by 124 priests, 242 religious, 41 seminarians, 10 seminary candidates and 366 catechists. In a land area of 9,262 square kilometers, the 51-year-old diocese covers the provinces of Long An and Tiền Giang and two third of Đồng Tháp province.

3. Religious Congregations, Societies and Institutes

  • Daughters of Charity of Saint Vincent de Paul
    Phone: +84 67 392 5173
  • Lovers of the Holy Cross of Chợ Quán
    Phone: +84 73 387 6670
  • Lovers of the Holy Cross of Tân An
    Phone: +84 72 382 6819
  • Lovers of the Holy Cross of Thủ Thiêm
    Phone: +84 72 372 8422 - 387 3488
  • Sisters of Providence
    Phone: +84 67 353 5685
  • Sisters of Saint Paul de Chartres
    Phone: +84 73 387 3589.

4. Catholic Sites

Ba Giồng Pilgrimage CenterBa Giồng Pilgrimage CenterBa Giồng Pilgrimage Center is Mỹ Tho Diocese's oldest parish. Ba Giồng parish offered two Martyrs,  Fathers Philip Phan Văn Minh and Peter Nguyễn Văn Lựu, who served as parish priests 1849-1853 and 1853-1861 respectively. After Father Lựu (1812-1861) was beheaded on March 18, 1961, 27, parishioners were also beheaded for their faith. The parish keeps relics of 21 martyrs.

Bishop Paul Bùi Văn Đọc of Mỹ Tho named Ba Giồng parish the diocese's Pilgrimage Center in 2004.

Address: Nhà Thờ Ba Giồng - ấp Tân Quới, xã Tân Lý Đông, huyện Châu Thành, tỉnh Tiền Giang, Việt Nam
Phone:    +84 73 383 1232.

Website of the Diocese: www.giaophanmytho.net

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