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 Office :
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 Joseph Thykkattil, Bishops of Gwalior
Name:
Most Rev Joseph Thykkattil
Designation:
Bishops     Period: 2019-
Telephone (P):
0751-25 69 340
E-mail (P):
Other Present & Retired Ordinaries of the Diocese of Gwalior
 
Bishops NameDesignationPeriod
Most Rev. Joseph Kaithathara Retired 1999-2016
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:
 
Crèches:
   
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
Bishops NamePrelate's StatusPeriodBishops NamePrelate's StatusPeriod
Bp. Thomas Thennatt Bishops 2017-2018