Year founded: 2006
Patron Saint: Bl. Anton Martin Slomšek – feast day September 24.
Co-Patron Saints: St. Maximilian – feast day October 12., St. Ema – feast day June 27.
Cathedral Church: St. Daniel – feast day August 28.
Principal Pilgrimage Shrine: Petrovče (Basilica of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary)
Bishop Stanislav Lipovšek, Ph. D.
Bishop of Celje (since 2010) and Apostolic Administrator of the Archdiocese of Maribor (since 2013)
Episcopal motto: In Love and Truth
Diocese of Celje at a Glance
Area: 2,711 km2
Total Population: 289,846
Catholic Population: 237,370
Archdistricts (Archdeaneries): 4 (Celjski, Kozjanski, Savinjsko-Šaleški in Savski)
Districts (Deaneries): 11 (Braslovče, Celje, Gornji Grad, Kozje, Laško, Nova Cerkev, Rogatec, Šaleška dolina, Šmarje pri Jelšah, Videm ob Savi, Žalec)