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Bishop Stephen Boonlert Phromsena
Bishop Boonlert Phromsena
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Bishop Stephen Boonlert Phromsena
Bishop's House,
498 Chayangkoon Road,
Ubon Ratchathani 34000,
Thailand

Phone: (045)313439
Fax :283694

Pope Francis appointed Msgr. Stephen Boonlert Phromsena as bishop of Ubon Ratchathani on Dec. 2, 2023.

Bishop Phromsena was born on Feb. 24, 1960, in Ban Sithan in Ubon Ratchathani diocese. After attending the minor seminary, he studied philosophy and theology at the Lux Mundi National Major Seminary in Sampran. He was awarded master’s degrees in history of Thailand from Mahasarakham University and in education from Ramkhamhaeng University, Bangkok.

He was ordained a priest on May 8, 1987, for the clergy of Ubon Ratchathani.

He has held the following offices: deputy parish priest of Saint Michael in Ban Songyae (1987-1989); parish priest of Saint Joseph in Bang Sesong (1989-1992; 2004-2013); Conversion of Saint Paul in Ban Nadun (1989-1992), Saint Michael in Ban Songyae and Saint Anthony in Ban Nongkae (1992-1995); director of the Infant Jesus School in Roi-et with the responsibility for the care of the faithful in the area (1995-2004); director of the Sonyae Thippaya School (2004-2013); parish priest of Our Lady Mother of Christian Helper and Our Lady of Lourdes in Surin and director of the Infant Jesus School in Payakpaphumisai (2013-2018); parish priest of the Immaculate Conception Cathedral; director of the Presbyteral Council and member of the Commission for Economic Affairs (2018-2022); since 2018, director of the Theppithak Phithaya School and the Holy Infant Jesus Ubon School and consultor of the diocese; and since 2023, parish priest of Archangel Raphael.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Philip Banchong Chaiyara (25 Mar 2006 Appointed - 2 Dec 2023 Retired)
  • Bishop Michael Bunluen Mansap (1976-2006)
  • Bishop Gemain Bertold, MEP (1969-1976)
  • Bishop Claudius Bayet, MEP (1953-1969)

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