The Diocese of Murska Sobota

Year founded: 2006
Patron Saint: St. Methodius – feast day July 5.
Cathedral Church: St. Nicholas – feast day December 6. (Anniversary of the Dedication of the Church July 26.)
Principal Pilgrimage Shrine: Turnišče (The Assumption of the Virgin Mary)

Bishop Msgr. Peter Štumpf, SDB, Ph. D.
Bishop of Murska Sobota (since 2009)
Episcopal motto: With You, Mother Mary

Diocese of Murska Sobota at a Glance

Area: 1,104 km2
Total Population: 120,146
Catholic Population: 95,463
Districts (Deaneries): 3 (Lendava, Ljutomer, Murska Sobota)
Parishes: 36


Diocese of Murska Sobota
Gregorčičeva ulica 4, p. p. 298
9001 Murska Sobota, Slovenia
tel. + 386 (0)590 80 620
fax: + 386 (0)590 80 622
e-mail: [email protected]
Web Page of the Diocese of Murska Sobota