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  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
20
Women
YCS/YSM

Sr. Amala George
Fr. Anony Jesuraj

95241 34131 
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

 
 
 
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