Mandeville - Sees, Country Information


Established as an Apostolic Vicariate: April 15, 1991; as a Diocese on November 21, 1997
Previously part of the Archdiocese of Kingston and the Diocese of Montego Bay
Comprises the three civil parishes of Clarendon, Manchester and Saint Elizabeth

The Diocese of Mandeville is located in the south–central part of Jamaica and covers 1,282 square miles. The area is approximately one–third mountainous, one–third swamp and the rest farm land. The total population is 484,000. The Catholic population is approximately 7,000.