Ecclesiastical Details

Diocese of Buxar
Heirarchy of the Diocese
Rite:
Latin
Population:
 
Status:
Diocese
Catholics: 26000
 
Founded:
00:00.0
Diocesan Priests: 14
  Total area:
11311 square kilometers?
Religious Priests: 23
 
Province:
Patna
Religious Sisters: 90
 
Region:
Bijhan
Seminarians: 25
  Patron:
Our Lady of Perpetual Help
  Languages: Hindi Urdu & Bhojpuri
  Civil States:

Buxer Bhojpur Bhabua Rohtas

Contact Diocese of Buxar:
Bishops House Nayi Bazar Buxar PO & Dt 802 101 BIHAR
Telephone 1:
06183-22 797 /
Fax:
 
E-Mail Office:
bpbuxar@gmailcom
Website:
 
Most Rev Sebastian Kallupura, Bishops of Buxar
Name:
Most Rev Sebastian Kallupura
Designation:
Bishops     E-mail (P):
Canonical Possession:
    Telephone (P): 06183-290070
 
Other Present & Retired Ordinaries of the Diocese of Buxar
 
Pilgrim Centres in theDiocese of Buxar
 
Ecclesiastical Institutions
 
Social / Charitable Institutions / Care Centres
Educational Institutions
Parishes:
14
 
Hospitals:
1
   
Degree Colleges:
Major Seminaries:
 
Orphanages:
   
Technical Training Centres:
1
Minor Seminaries:
 
Special Schools:
   
High Schools:
8
Monastries:
 
Crches:
   
Lower Primary Schools:
16
Convents:
10
 
Counselling Centres:
   
Presses & Media Centres:
Formation Houses:
 
Social Centres:
9
   
Professional Colleges:
Retreat Centres:
 
Dispensaries / Clinics:
8
   
Parallel Colleges:
 
Physically Challenged:
   
Higher Secondary :
1
       
Boarding Houses:
12
   
Upper Primary Schools:
16
       
HIV / AIDS Centres:
   
Nurseries/Pre-Primary :
19
       
De-addiction Centres:
       
          Aged & Destitute:        
     
       
History of the Diocese of Buxar
 
The creation of the new Diocese of Buxar was announced on Monday 12th December 2005 to be bifurcated from the western part of Patna Archdiocese in the state of Bihar The Diocese was officially inaugurated on March 25 2006 with the ordination and installation of Rev William D'Souza a Jesuit of the Patna Province as its first Bishop

The parish church of Buxar is the Cathedral of the new Diocese and 'Mary Mother of Perpetual Help' the Diocesan Patron

Consequent to the transfer of Bishop William D?Souza to Patna as its Archbishop in 2007 Rev Father Sebastian Kallupura of Patna Archdiocese was nominated as the second Bishop of Buxar Diocese on April 7 2009 He was ordained and installed as bishop of Buxar on June 21 2009
Prelates of the Diocese of Buxar
Bishop NamePrelate Designation PeriodBishop NamePrelate Designation Period
Bp. William D'Souza SJ 2006-2007 Bp. William D'Souza SJ 2006-2007