Ecclesiastical Details

Diocese of Gwalior
Heirarchy of the Diocese
Rite:
Latin
Population:
 
Status:
Diocese
Catholics: 4171
 
Founded:
00:00.0
Diocesan Priests: 33
  Total area:
52288 sq kms
Religious Priests: 8
 
Province:
Bhopal
Religious Sisters: 57
 
Region:
Madhya Pradesh
Seminarians:
  Patron:
St John the Baptist
  Languages: Hindi English Urdu
  Civil States:

Madhya Pradesh: Bhind Datia Gwalior Morena Sheopur and Shivpuri

Contact Diocese of Gwalior:
Bishops House Diocesan Centre Jonagar Kheriya ModiMorar Gwalior 474 006 MADHYA PRADESH
Telephone 1:
0751-25 69 345 / 0751-25 69 300
Fax:
25 69 300
 
E-Mail Office:
Website:
 
Most Rev Thomas Thennatt, Bishops of Gwalior
Name:
Most Rev Thomas Thennatt
Designation:
Bishops     E-mail (P):
Canonical Possession:
    Telephone (P): 0751-25 69 340
 
Other Present & Retired Ordinaries of the Diocese of Gwalior
 
Bishop NameDesignationPeriod
Most Rev. Joseph Kaithathara Retired
Pilgrim Centres in theDiocese of Gwalior
 
Ecclesiastical Institutions
 
Social / Charitable Institutions / Care Centres
Educational Institutions
Parishes:
17
 
Hospitals:
2
   
Degree Colleges:
Major Seminaries:
 
Orphanages:
   
Technical Training Centres:
Minor Seminaries:
 
Special Schools:
   
High Schools:
10
Monastries:
 
Crches:
   
Lower Primary Schools:
1
Convents:
 
Counselling Centres:
   
Presses & Media Centres:
Formation Houses:
2
 
Social Centres:
2
   
Professional Colleges:
Retreat Centres:
 
Dispensaries / Clinics:
   
Parallel Colleges:
 
Physically Challenged:
   
Higher Secondary :
4
       
Boarding Houses:
   
Upper Primary Schools:
2
       
HIV / AIDS Centres:
   
Nurseries/Pre-Primary :
2
       
De-addiction Centres:
       
          Aged & Destitute:        
     
       
History of the Diocese of Gwalior
 
Originally Gwalior belonged to the Archdiocese of Agra on July 5 1954 the prefecture of Jhansi was raised to the status of a diocese adding the area of Gwalior to the new diocese of Jhansi after serving it from the Archdiocese of Agra?

The diocese of Gwalior was erected by the Papal Bull ƒ??Cum as aeternamƒ? dated 9th February 1999 electing Fr Joseph Kaithachira as the first bishop of Gwalior He was consecrated as the bishop on ?the 1st May 1999 The Diocese of Gwalior comprises of the six civil districts of Bhinda Datia GwaliorMorena Sheopur and Shivpuri?

Prelates of the Diocese of Gwalior