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Holy Mary, Mother of Christ and Image of the Church
St Geevarghese Sahada
1997-02-02
"Apud Indorum" on 11 November 1996 by Pope John Paul II & Extension of Territory on 09 October 2017 by Pope Francis
Mar George Alencherry
Mar George Rajendran SDB
Civil Districts of Kanyakumari, Tirunelveli, Thoothukudi, Sivagangai, Ramanathapuram, Virudunagar, Madurai and Theni
32,374.30 Sq Kms
30799
250

Parishes

priest
8
Foranes
priest
57
Parishes
priest
14
Mission Stations
priest
26
Mission Centres

Priests & Formation

priest
53
Priest of the Diocese
priest
12
Priest from Other Diocese
priest
25
Priest from Religious Congregations
priest
30
Sisters
priest
25
Seminarians
priest
4
Men Religious Congregations
priest
17
Women Religious Congregations
priest
1
Women Secular Institute
priest
60
Convents

Institutions

Institution Name No.of Institution
Ecclesiastical Institution 13
Arts and Science College 1
Technical Education Centres 2
Higher Secondary Schools 10
HIgh Schools 15
Middle Schools 4
Primary Schools [I-V] 10
Primary Schools [LKG-V] 5
Nurseries/Kindergartens 17
Special Schools 8
Home for Mentally and Physically Challenged 2
Dispensaries 12
Orphanages 5
Home for the Destitute 2
Home for the Aged 1
Home for Mental Patients 3
Care Centre for HIV Patients 1
Hostels 5
Tailoring Centre 6
Production Centre 15
Press 1