+91 (0422) 2390430

+91 (0422) 2382806

+91 (0422) 2394530

admin@coimbatorediocese.org

+91 (0422) 2390430

+91 (0422) 2390430

admin@coimbatorediocese.org

IDENTITY & STATISTICS

Diocese Coimbatore
Rite Latin
Country India
Province Chennai - Mylapore
Ordinary Most Rev. Dr. L. Thomas Aquinas, D.D., D.C.L,
Address Bishop's House, Post Box No.6, Coimbatore 641 001, Tamil Nadu, South India.
Telephone 0422 - 2390430, 0422 - 2382806
Fax 0422 - 2394530
E-Mail cbebishophouse@gmail.com


Members of the college of the consult:

Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Aquinas, Bishop of Coimbatore
Msgr. Fr. John Joseph - Vicar General
Rev. Fr. A.M.A. Lawrence - Procurator
Rev. Fr. S. Amalraj - Chancellor
Rev. Fr. P. Maria Joseph - Vicar Forane - Coimbatore Vicariate
Rev. Fr. Victor Santiago - Vicar Forane - Mettupalayam Vicariate
Rev. Fr. R.D.E. Jerome - Vicar Forane - Karumathampatti Vicariate
Rev. Fr. Stephen Arokiaraj - Vicar Forane - Erode Vicariate
Rev. Fr. John Xavier Kulandai - Vicar Forane - Dharapuram vicariate
Rev. Fr. Joseph D' Selvaraj - Vicar Forane - Pollachi Vicariate
Rev. Fr. Jacob
Rev. Fr. Joe Francis
Rev. Fr. John Paul Vincent

Members of the Financial Committee:

Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Aquinas - The Bishop
V. Rev. Msgr. John Joseph - Vicar General
Rev.Fr. A. M. A. Lawrence - Financial Administrator
Rev. Fr. Jacob - Member
Rev. Fr. Albert Nelson - Member
Rev. Fr. John Xavier Kulandai - Member
Rev. Fr. A. Maria Joseph - Member
Rev. Fr. Lourdu Alexis - Member Rev. Fr. Maria Soosai Arokianathan - Member
Mr. Augustine - R.S. Puram - Member
Mr. Paul Cruz - Cathedral - Member

STATISTICS

Area of the Territory :

a) in square Kilometers...28,490 Sq.Kms.
b) in square miles...11,000.
Total Population...4, 224,107 Catholics...250139. .
Total No. of Parishes...70 (Under Diocesan Clergy-65, Under Religious-4) No. of Substations 129
Total No. of Diocesan Priests...125 (resident in the diocese-118, elsewhere in the country-1, resident abroad- 6)
Professed non-priest religious-8 (pontifical-6, diocesan-2)
Professed Women Religious- 686.
Training centers for candidates for the priesthood in the diocesan clergy - 2 (for secondary school - 1, for philosophy & theology - 1)
Training centers for candidates for the priesthood in the religious clergy - 4 (for secondary school students)
No. of Educational Institutions in the diocese - 117. No. of Students in the Institutions - 80,429
No. of Charitable Institutions in the Diocese - 171.
Hospitals - 7, Dispensaries - 20, Leprosaria - 1, Homes for the Old, chronically ill, invalids & handicapped - 12, Orphanages and other child welfares - 12, Nurseries - 5, Matrimonial advise centers and centers for protection of life-4, Special center for social education or re-education - 22, Mother, Child health program, women development, self employment Christian children fund - 89.

Director of the Pastoral Centre & Coordinator of all commissions:

Fr. Thadeaus Amaldass

Secretaries for various pastoral commissions:

S.No Commissioms Secretary Contact Number
1 Anbiyam, Laity, Holy Childhood Fr. Thadeaus Amaldass 95663 50613
2 Bible Fr. C. Lawrence 9442339360
3 Catechism, Evangelization, Social Communications Fr. Thadeaus Amaldass 95663 50613
4 Priests' Council Fr. Edward 94426 50520
5 Clergy Fr. S. Amalraj 94429 18666
6 Communications Fr. Thadeaus Amaldass 95663 50613
7 Ecumenism Fr. Dhanaraj 94439 93024
8 Education Fr. A. Maria Joseph 99425 76432
9
Family Fr. George Rosario 99941 59847
10 Labour Fr. A. Sundarraj 94478 39591
11 Legal Cell Fr. Dhanasekar 98422 19011
12 Liturgy Fr. Sudhakar 97917 15645
13 Pious Associations Fr. P. Maria Joseph 94430 64170
14 Prayer Groups Fr. Antony Selvaraj 88839 55440
15 Prison Ministry Fr. Lourdu Alexis Xavier 94881 74899
16 Youth Fr. Christopher Roach 94893 66962
17 Vocation Fr. S. Amalraj (Rector) 94429 18666
18 Peace / Justice SC/ST, Health Fr. Jegan CMSSS 94431 39152
19 Women Sr. Amala George 95241 34131
20
YCS/YSM Fr. Anony Jesuraj 94883 32794



The Members of the Senate :

Ex - Officio Members

Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Aquinas, Bishop of Coimbatore

Secretary of the Senate of Priests : Rev. Fr. Henry Antony

1. V. Rev. Fr. John Joseph - Vicar General
2. Rev. Fr. A. M. A. Lawrence - Procurator
3. Rev. Fr. S. Amalraj - Chancellor
4. Rev. Fr. P. Maria Joseph - VF of Coimbatore vicariate
5. Rev. Fr. John Xavier Kulandai - VF of Dharapuram Vicariate
6. Rev. Fr. Stephen Arokiaraj - VF of Erode Vicariate
7. Rev. Fr. Joseph D' Selvaraj - VF of Pollachi Vicariate
8. Rev. Fr. Victor Santiago - VF of Mettupalayam Vicariate
9. Rev. Fr. R.D.E Jerome - VF of Karumathampatti Vicariate
10. Rev. Fr. Amaldass Thaddeus - Pastoral Center Director

Elected Members

1. Rev. Fr. Ephrem
2. Rev. Fr. Amalraj
3. Rev. Fr. Kulandairaj
4. Rev. Fr. Jacob
5. Rev. Fr. George Sagayaraj
6. Rev. Fr. Joe Francis
7. Rev. Fr. Henry Antony
8. Rev. Fr. Sebastian Durai
9. Rev. Fr. Rozario Vinoth
10. Rev. Fr. Anand Kumar
11. Rev. Fr. A. Maria Joseph

Nominated Members

1. Rev. Fr. Maria Irudayanathan
2. Rev. Fr. Melchior
3. Rev. Fr. Dhanasekar
4. Rev. Fr. John Paul Vincent
5. Rev. Fr. Maria Soosai Arokianathan

NEWSLETTER SIGNUP

Aenean commodo ligula eget dolor. Aenean massa. Cum sociis natoque penatibus et magnis
dis parturient montes, nascetur ridiculus mus.

Top