Ecclesiastical Details

Diocese of Hazaribagh
Heirarchy of the Diocese
Rite:
Latin
Population: 5158000
 
Status:
Diocese
Catholics: 40046
 
Founded:
01-Apr-95
Diocesan Priests: 35
  Total area:
52980 Sq.km
Religious Priests: 65
 
Province:
Ranchi
Religious Sisters: 350
 
Region:
Jharkhand
Seminarians:
  Patron:
Our Lady of Mines
  Languages: Hindi Mundari Kharia Sadri and English.
  Civil States:

Jharkhand: Chatra Hazaribag Ramgarh Koderma and Bokaro excluding the Chandankiyari block of Bokaro district together with that portion of Chas block which lies to the east of National Highway 32

Contact Diocese of Hazaribagh:
Diocesan Training Centre Zulu Park P.B - 14 P.O & Dt Hazaribagh 825 301. JHARKHAND.
Telephone 1:
06546-22 23 40 / 06546-22 68 20
Fax:
22 68 20
 
E-Mail Office:
hzbhcdhaz@gmail.com
Website:
 
Most Rev. Jojo Anand, Bishops of Hazaribagh
Name:
Most Rev. Jojo Anand
Designation:
Bishops     E-mail (P):
Canonical Possession:
    Telephone (P): 06546-22 68 20
 
Other Present & Retired Ordinaries of the Diocese of Hazaribagh
 
Bishop NameDesignationPeriod
Most Rev. Charles Soreng SJ Retired
Pilgrim Centres in theDiocese of Hazaribagh
 
Ecclesiastical Institutions
 
Social / Charitable Institutions / Care Centres
Educational Institutions
Parishes:
22
 
Hospitals:
5
   
Degree Colleges:
Major Seminaries:
 
Orphanages:
2
   
Technical Training Centres:
8
Minor Seminaries:
 
Special Schools:
   
High Schools:
30
Monastries:
 
Crches:
   
Lower Primary Schools:
2
Convents:
 
Counselling Centres:
   
Presses & Media Centres:
Formation Houses:
15
 
Social Centres:
4
   
Professional Colleges:
Retreat Centres:
1
 
Dispensaries / Clinics:
20
   
Parallel Colleges:
 
Physically Challenged:
   
Higher Secondary :
5
       
Boarding Houses:
   
Upper Primary Schools:
45
       
HIV / AIDS Centres:
   
Nurseries/Pre-Primary :
1
       
De-addiction Centres:
1
       
          Aged & Destitute: 1        
     
       
History of the Diocese of Hazaribagh
 
The Diocese of Hazaribagh was erected by Pope John Paul II by bifurcating the Diocese of Daltonganj. The new diocese comprises the civil districts of Chatra Hazaribag Koderma and Bokaro excluding however the Chandankyari block of Bokaro district together with that portion of Chas block which lies to the east of National Highway 32.

The Catholic population of the diocese comprises scheduled tribes (Chiefly Oraons Mundas Santals and Kharias) Scheduled Castes and mixed groups of Catholics migrated from various parts of India.
Prelates of the Diocese of Hazaribagh