Ecclesiastical Details

Diocese of Gumla
Heirarchy of the Diocese
Rite:
Latin
Population: 1,025,656
 
Status:
Diocese
Catholics: 162285
 
Founded:
28-May-93
Diocesan Priests: 108
  Total area:
3000Sq.km
Religious Priests: 46
 
Province:
Ranchi
Religious Sisters: 243
 
Region:
Jharkhand
Seminarians:
  Patron:
St. Patrick
  Languages: Hindi Sadri Khriya Oraon Mundari
  Civil States:

Jharkhand: Gumla and part of Simdega

Contact Diocese of Gumla:
Bishop's House Gumla Post - 835 207 Dist. Gumla JHARKHAND.
Telephone 1:
06524-22 32 28 / 06524-22 33 05
Fax:
22 33 05
 
E-Mail Office:
aloispaul@yahoo.com
Website:
 
Most Rev. Paul Alois Lakra, Bishops of Gumla
Name:
Most Rev. Paul Alois Lakra
Designation:
Bishops     E-mail (P):
Canonical Possession:
    Telephone (P): 06524-22 33 05
 
Other Present & Retired Ordinaries of the Diocese of Gumla
 
Pilgrim Centres in theDiocese of Gumla
 
Ecclesiastical Institutions
 
Social / Charitable Institutions / Care Centres
Educational Institutions
Parishes:
38
 
Hospitals:
2
   
Degree Colleges:
1
Major Seminaries:
 
Orphanages:
4
   
Technical Training Centres:
5
Minor Seminaries:
 
Special Schools:
   
High Schools:
32
Monastries:
 
Crches:
   
Lower Primary Schools:
13
Convents:
 
Counselling Centres:
   
Presses & Media Centres:
Formation Houses:
7
 
Social Centres:
1
   
Professional Colleges:
Retreat Centres:
1
 
Dispensaries / Clinics:
29
   
Parallel Colleges:
 
Physically Challenged:
   
Higher Secondary :
2
       
Boarding Houses:
   
Upper Primary Schools:
29
       
HIV / AIDS Centres:
   
Nurseries/Pre-Primary :
1
       
De-addiction Centres:
       
          Aged & Destitute:        
     
       
History of the Diocese of Gumla
 
The Diocese of Gumla was erected on?May 28 1993?by Pope John Paul II with territory taken from the Archdiocese of Ranchi. The Catholic Diocese of Gumla consists of the civil sub-division of Gumla.

The Catholic population of this diocese comprises of?scheduled?tribes chiefly Kharias Mundas Oraons and Baraiks.

Most Rev. Michael Minj SJ was appointed the first Bishop of Gumla.?
Prelates of the Diocese of Gumla