Ecclesiastical Details

Diocese of Jashpur
Heirarchy of the Diocese
Rite:
Latin
Population: 739780
 
Status:
Diocese
Catholics: 196464
 
Founded:
00:00.0
Diocesan Priests: 132
  Total area:
10291 sq km
Religious Priests: 50
 
Province:
Bhopal
Religious Sisters: 384
 
Region:
Madhya Pradesh
Seminarians: 12
  Patron:
  Languages: Bhili Hindi Malvi Rathavi
  Civil States:

Contact Diocese of Jashpur:
Bishops House Kunkuri PO Kunkuri 496 225 Dt Jashpur CHHATTISGARH
Telephone 1:
7764-250 224 / 7764-25 07 04
Fax:
7764-25 07 04
 
E-Mail Office:
vgjashpur@gmailcom
Website:
 
Most Rev Emmanul Kerketta, Bishops of Jashpur
Name:
Most Rev Emmanul Kerketta
Designation:
Bishops     E-mail (P):
Canonical Possession:
    Telephone (P): 7764-25 02 23
 
Other Present & Retired Ordinaries of the Diocese of Jashpur
 
Pilgrim Centres in theDiocese of Jashpur
 
Ecclesiastical Institutions
 
Social / Charitable Institutions / Care Centres
Educational Institutions
Parishes:
50
 
Hospitals:
1
   
Degree Colleges:
1
Major Seminaries:
 
Orphanages:
   
Technical Training Centres:
2
Minor Seminaries:
1
 
Special Schools:
   
High Schools:
7
Monastries:
 
Crches:
   
Lower Primary Schools:
85
Convents:
49
 
Counselling Centres:
   
Presses & Media Centres:
Formation Houses:
 
Social Centres:
3
   
Professional Colleges:
Retreat Centres:
 
Dispensaries / Clinics:
   
Parallel Colleges:
 
Physically Challenged:
   
Higher Secondary :
21
       
Boarding Houses:
30
   
Upper Primary Schools:
52
       
HIV / AIDS Centres:
   
Nurseries/Pre-Primary :
11
       
De-addiction Centres:
       
          Aged & Destitute:        
     
       
History of the Diocese of Jashpur
 
The Roman Catholic Diocese of Jashpur ?was created on March 23 2006 It is a suffragan diocese of the Archdiocese of Raipur Its first bishop was Mar Victor Kindo previously bishop of Raigarh who died on 12 June 2008 On December 22 2009 Pope Benedict XVI appointed Fr Emmanuel Kerketta the diocesan administrator and previous Vicar General as the new bishop of Jashpur

The diocese covers an area of 5838 km?ý of the territory previously belonging to the Diocese of Raigarh in Chhattisgarh state The see has its seat in Kunkuri where the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Rosary is located

The total population in the diocese is 739780 of which 185485 are Catholic The diocese is subdivided into 46 parishes
Prelates of the Diocese of Jashpur