Archbishop Liborius Ndumbukuti Nashenda OMI Celebrates 25 Years as a Bishop

On 7 February 2024 the Most Rev. Liborius Ndumbukuti Nashenda, O.M.I. the Archbishop of Windhoek Archdiocese completes Twenty-Five Years as a Bishop. Congratulations to the humble servant of God Archbishop Nashenda.

Archbishop Nashenda was born on 4 April 1959 in Oshikuku, Omusati Region in Namibia.

He was ordained a priest on June 25, 1988. On November 5, 1998, he was appointed Auxiliary Bishop of Windhoek, and was ordained on February 7, 1999, as the Titular Bishop of Pertusa. On 21 September he was appointed the Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Windhoek and on November 14, 2004, he became Archbishop of Windhoek, taking over from his predecessor Archbishop Bonifatius Haushiku who had ordained him to priesthood and is the same Archbishop who consecrated him.

On 26 August 2014, President Hifikepunye Pohamba awarded him the Most Brilliant Order of the Sun, Second Class. Archbishop Nashenda has served in various roles throughout his ministry. He is presently the President of the Namibian Catholic Bishops’ Conference (NCBC). He served as the Vice President of IMBISA from 2019 to 2022. Currently, he holds the position of President of IMBISA, a role he was elected to during the last plenary held in Windhoek, Namibia, in September 2022.

He is currently based at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Windhoek.