Archdiocese of Windhoek
Roman Catholic Church
Administration of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Windhoek, Namibia

Archbishop Liborius N. Nashenda, OMI; Born: 7 April 1959 in Oshikuku, Namibia; Ordained OMI Priest: 25 June 1988; Appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Windhoek, Namibia 5 November 1998; Appointed Archbishop of Windhoek, Namibia 21 September 2004
Archdiocese Office:
Karl Werner List St 91
P.O. Box 272, Windhoek 9000
Tel: 264.061   228376   227595
Fax: 264.061   229836
Archbishop after hours   061   223889
Archbishop at Ongwediva   065   231332
Vicar Gen after hours   061   223430
Vicar General
Archbishop Liborius N. Nashenda  

Message from the Archbishop

  Windhoek Archdiocese
     Religious Women
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  Catholic Hierarchy - Windhoek

Archbishop with priests

Windhoek Archdiocese News
NCBC Pastoral Letter on Elections
NCBC statement of 17 June 2009

Archbishop Circular Letters

August  2012 Circular Letter
April  2011 Circular Letter

Aug-Nov 2010 Circular Letter

May - Jul 2010 Circular Letter
Aug-Dec 09 Circular Letter

May 09 - Jul 09 Circular Letter
Jan 09 - Apr 09 Circular Letter
Oct 08 - Dec 08 Circular Letter
Mar 08 - Sep 08 Circular Letter
Nov 07 - Feb 08 Circular Letter
Apr 07 - Oct 07 Circular Letter
Jan 07 - Mar 07 Circular Letter
Sep 06 - Dec 06 Circular Letter

Photos from Archdiocesan Pastoral Council Meeting 2010

Photos from
Chrism Mass

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Photos from
Oukwatelo Confirmation

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Old Church on left

New Church on right

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Photos from
Anamulenge Confirmation

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Photos from New Omuthiya Mission Dedication

Archbishop cutting ribbon


Pastoral Centre




Cathedral of the Archdiocese of Windhoek
The spiritual needs of our people are served by 61 Parishes and 100's of missions.

We provide Catholic Education with 4 High Schools, 8 Primary Schools and 35 Pre Primary Kindergartens. Lodging is provided by 11 hostels.

We provide health care to 1000's of people with 3 Hospitals and 4 Clinics.
Clinics Hospitals

Archdiocese of Windhoek
Square Kms = 560,158 (216,361 Square Miles)
Catholics = 246,000 = 13.7% Catholic
Parishes=61, Hospitals=3, Clinics=4
High Schools=4, Primary Schools=8, Hostels=11
Diocesan Priests=12, Religious Priests=32
Permanent Deacons=23
Male Religious=59, Female Religious=312


Sr. Bernadette Asuncion, OSB
Archbishop's Secretary

Fr. Werner S. Afunde
Vicar General
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