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Archdiocese of Dhaka

Activities and Organizations

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Dispensaries & clinics:
    7
  • Homes for the elderly, disabled:
    7
  • Hostels:
    10
  • Orphanages:
    3

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Caritas Bangladesh:
    Executive Director: Dr. Benedict Alo D'Rozario
    Caritas Bangladesh has seven regional offices in Dhaka, Mymensingh, Khulna, Chittagong, Barisal, Dinajpur and Rajshahi.
    Email: [email protected]
  • Caritas Bangladesh:
    Caritas Bangladesh
    2, Outer Circular Road, G.P.O. Box-994, Shantibagh, Dhaka-1217
    Phone: (88) 2-8315405-9
    Fax: (88) 2-8314993
    Email: [email protected]
  • Church-inspired social associations (run by lay Catholics) :
    Catholic Nurses Guild, Green Herald International School, 24 Asad Avenue, Dhaka-1207
  • Church-inspired social associations (run by lay Catholics) :
    Metropolitan Christian Co-operative Housing Society Limited, 9, Tejkunipara, Tejgaon, Dhaka-1215
  • Church-inspired social associations (run by lay Catholics) :
    Christian Co-operative Credit Union, Limited (largest credit union in the country, includes non-Catholic members), 173/1/A East Tejturibazar, Tejgaon, Dhaka-1215
  • Ecumenical organizations/movements with Catholic participation:
    Dhaka Young Men's Christian Association, 78 Airport Road (3rd Floor), Tejgaon, Dhaka-1215
    Phone: (88) 2-8130131, (88) 2-8121973
    Email: [email protected]
  • Ecumenical organizations/movements with Catholic participation:
    Young Men's Christian Association of Bangladesh (National Council), 1/1 Pioneer Road, Kakrail, Ramna, GPO Box-2708, Dhaka-1000
    Phone: (88) 2-9350413
    Fax: (88) 2-9350225
    Email: [email protected]
    Website: www.bangladeshymca.org
  • Ecumenical organizations/movements with Catholic participation:
    Bangladesh Christian Association, Church Community Center, 9 Tejkunipara, Tejgaon, Dhaka
    Phone: 88- 0175030989, 88-0171938716
  • Movements/Organizations/Associations with head offices in Dhaka archdiocese :
    SERRA International, SERRA Club of Dhaka, Apartment No. A-3, Paribagh Cooperative Housing Society, 4 Paribagh, Dhaka-1000
  • Movements/Organizations/Associations with head offices in Dhaka archdiocese :
    The Society of St Vincent de Paul, 92 Asad Avenue, Mohammedpur, Dhaka-1207
  • Movements/Organizations/Associations with head offices in Dhaka archdiocese :
    Young Christian Students, 2 Outer Circular Road, Shantibagh, Dhaka-1217
  • Movements/Organizations/Associations with head offices in Dhaka archdiocese :
    Bangladesh Catholic Students' Movement, 2 Outer Circular Road, Shantibagh, Dhaka-1217
  • Movements/Organizations/Associations with head offices in Dhaka archdiocese :
    The Legion of Mary/Maria Sena Shongho, 140, Boro Moghbazar, Ramna, Dhaka-1217
  • Movements/Organizations/Associations with head offices in Dhaka archdiocese :
    Bangladesh Diocesan Priests Fraternity (BDPF), Holy Spirit Major Seminary, Block-A-112, Road-27, Banani, Dhaka-1213
  • Movements/Organizations/Associations with head offices in Dhaka archdiocese :
    Bangladesh Conference of Religious (BCR), Adhatya Sadhanalaya, Vill. Rajashon, P.O. Savar, Dist. Dhaka-1340
  • Movements/Organizations/Associations with head offices in Dhaka archdiocese :
    Bangladesh Catholic Charismatic Renewal (BCCR), Villa Maria, c/o Green Herald International School, Mohammedpur, Dhaka-1207
  • Movements/Organizations/Associations with head offices in Dhaka archdiocese :
    Christian Communities Programme (CCP), CBCB Center, 24/C Asad Avenue, Mohammedpur, Dhaka-1207
  • Movements/Organizations/Associations with head offices in Dhaka archdiocese :
    Community Health and Natural Family Planning (CH-NFP), 1/C/1/E, Pallabi, Mirpur, Section-11, Dhaka-1221
  • Movements/Organizations/Associations with head offices in Dhaka archdiocese :
    Family Service Center/Paribarik Seba Kendro (Pa-She-Ke), 105/8 Monipuripara, Usha Villa, Tejgaon, Dhaka-1215

Social Communications

  • Affiliated Sections of the Christian Communications Centre:
    Pratibeshi Prakashani (Publications), the religious books publication section
    Jerry Printing Press, the multi-purpose printing section
    Banideepti, audio-visual and cultural sections
  • Christian Communications Centre (CCC):
    Director: Father Kamal A. Corraya
    Address: 61/1, Subash Bose Avenue, Luxmibazar, Dhaka-1100
    Publication: Pratibeshi, weekly
    Editor: Father Kamal A. Corraya
    Phone: (88) 2-7113885
    Email: [email protected]

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Colleges:
    3
  • Kindergartens:
    1
  • Secondary Schools:
    20
  • Vocation / Technical Schools:
    3

Major Archdiocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • AsIPA Committee:
    Convener: Father Kamal Corraya, Director of Bishops' Christian Communication Center
  • Catechetical Commission:
    Convener: Father David S. Gomes
  • Dialogue and Inter-religious Commission:
    Convener: Father George A Gomes
  • Education Commission:
    Convener: Holy Cross Father Benjamin Costa, Principal of Notre Dame College, Dhaka
  • Family Commission:
    Convener: Father Amal C. D. Cruze
  • Health Commission:
    Convener: Father Theotonius P. Rebeiro
  • Liturgy Commission:
    Convener: Father Gabriel Corraya
  • Peace and Justice Commission:
    Convener: Father Albert T Rozario
  • Youth Commission:
    Convener: Father Subrata B Gomes
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