The Diocese of Novo mesto

Year founded: 2006
Patron Saint: St. Joseph — feast day March 19.
Cathedral Church: St. Nicholas – feast day December 6.
Principal Pilgrimage Shrine: Zaplaz (The Assumption of the Virgin Mary)

Bishop Msgr. Andrej Glavan
Bishop of Novo mesto (since 2006)
Episcopal motto: Do Whatever He Tells You


Diocese of Novo mesto at a Glance

Area: 2,159 km2
Total Population: 159,600
Catholic Population: 137,500
Districts (Deaneries): 6 (Črnomelj, Kočevje, Leskovec, Novo mesto, Trebnje in Žužemberk)
Parishes: 71


Contact

Diocese of Novo mesto
Kapiteljska ulica 1, p. p. 182
8001 Novo mesto, Slovenia
tel. + 386 (0)7 384 44 00
fax: + 386 (0)7 384 44 16
e-mail: skofija.novo.mesto@rkc.si
Web Page of the Diocese of Novo mesto