Catholic Eparchy of Adigrat
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Eparchy of Adigrat
Significant Contemporary Events
20th February 1961 - The establishment of the Eparchy of Adigrat: Abune Hailemariam
Kahsay first Eparch.
19th April 1969- Consecration of the cathedral of the Holy Saviour, Adigrat.
11th October 1970- Opening of the newly built Major Seminary, Adigrat.
25th November 1970- Abune Hailemariam Kahsay died.
19th September 1971- Consecration of Abune Sebhat-Leab Worku.
26th October 1975- Canonization of St. Justin de Jacobis, C.M.
12th October 1983- Major Seminary affiliated to the Pontifical "Urbaniana" University, Rome.
11th November 1984- Abune Sebhat-Leab Worku resigned.
10th February 1985 - Consecration of Abune Kidanemariam Teklehaimanot
28th January 1991- Abune Sebhat-Leab Worku died.
11th November 2001 - Abune Kidanemariam Teklehaimanot resigned.
20th January 2002- Consecration of Abune Tesfaselassie Medhin.
4th December 2004- Inauguration of "Tsinseta Senior Secondary School's" building at its new site, Adigrat.
11th October 2008- Assabol Dam officially Inaugurated.