Ecclesiastical Details

Diocese of Miao
Heirarchy of the Diocese
Rite:
Latin
Population:
473120
 
Status:
Diocese
Catholics:
80000
 
Founded:
00:00.0
Diocesan Priests:
29
  Total area:
14978 Sq km
Religious Priests:
60
 
Province:
Guwahati
Religious Sisters:
122
 
Region:
North Eastern
Seminarians:
7
  Patron:
Christ the Light
  Languages:
  Civil States: Arunachal Pradesh: Changlang Upper Dibang valley Lower Dibang valley Anjaw Lohit and Tirap
Contact Diocese Office :
Bishop's House Miao - 792 122 Changlang Dt Arunachal Pradesh
Telephone 1:
03807-22 29 75 / 22 32 29
Fax:
22 32 29
 
E-Mail Office:
pkgsdb@gmailcom
Website:
 
Most Rev George Palliparampil SDB, Bishops of Miao
Name:
Most Rev George Palliparampil SDB
Designation:
Bishops     Period: 2005-
Telephone (P):
E-mail (P): pkgsdb@gmailcom
Other Present & Retired Ordinaries of the Diocese of Miao
 
Bishops NameDesignationPeriod
Most Rev Dennis Panipitchai Aux.Bishop 2018-
Pilgrim Centres in theDiocese of Miao
 
Ecclesiastical Institutions
 
Social / Charitable Institutions / Care Centres
Educational Institutions
Parishes:
31
 
Hospitals:
   
Degree Colleges:
Major Seminaries:
 
Orphanages:
1
   
Technical Training Centres:
Minor Seminaries:
1
 
Special Schools:
   
High Schools:
7
Monastries:
21
 
Crèches:
   
Lower Primary Schools:
38
Convents:
32
 
Counselling Centres:
   
Presses & Media Centres:
Formation Houses:
 
Social Centres:
1
   
Professional Colleges:
Retreat Centres:
 
Dispensaries / Clinics:
   
Parallel Colleges:
 
Physically Challenged:
   
Higher Secondary :
       
Boarding Houses:
41
   
Upper Primary Schools:
21
       
HIV / AIDS Centres:
   
Nurseries/Pre-Primary :
39
       
De-addiction Centres:
       
          Aged & Destitute: 1        
     
       
History of the Diocese of Miao
 
The diocese of Miao bifurcated from Dibrugarh on Wednesday Dec 7 2005 It has an area of 31445 sq kms with 59000 Catholics 12 mission stations 6 diocesan priests 54 religious priests 1 religious brother and 21 religious sisters The parish Church of Miao is the Cathedral of the new diocese and -Christ the Light- the diocesan Patron

The first bishop of Miao bishop-elect George Palliparampil a Salesian of Don Bosco was director and principal of Don Bosco School in Dibrugarh at the time of his appointment Bishop-elect George was born in 1954 and was ordained priest in 1982 He has a M A in Public Administration and a Doctorate in Sociology He has been a missionary in Arunachal Pradesh and an educationist of repute
Prelates of the Diocese of Miao