About Us

About Us:

The Sanctury of San Rocco is one of four Parish Churches in Ceglie Messapica. The parish includes the ancient church of Saint Anne which is used for the Saturday evening vigil mass in the height of the summer and the small church dedicated to St John the Baptist where mass is offered every Sunday at 4.30pm (5.30pm in the summer).

Ceglie Messapica is a part of the diocese of Oria. The Roman Catholic Diocese of Oria is 921 square miles (2,390 km2). It has a total population of 183,300, of which 180,000 are Catholic. There are 117 priests, 6 permanent deacons, and 265 religious. 11 communities make up the diocese and there are 43 parishes.

Since 2010 the bishop has been S.E. Mons. Vincenzo Pisanello.

© don Giorgio Miles 2017