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Diocese of Gorakhpur

Activities and Organizations

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Catholic Diocese of Gorakhpur Education Society:
    St. Joseph's Campus, Civil Lines, University P.O., Gorakhpur - 273 009, U.P., India
    Phone: (91) 551-2201821
    Mobile: 9415038118
    Email: [email protected]
  • Degree College for women:
    1
  • Degree College for women - Students:
    147
  • High School - Students:
    15309
  • High Schools:
    15
  • Inter College - Students:
    11225
  • Inter Colleges:
    8
  • Junior High School - Students:
    696
  • Junior High Schools:
    2
  • Primary School - Students:
    4586
  • Primary Schools:
    8
  • Vocational Training School - Students:
    110
  • Vocational Training Schools:
    5

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Boarding for Boys:
    5
  • Boarding for Girls:
    1
  • Dispensaries:
    7
  • Home for the Poor and Dying Destitutes:
    1
  • Leprosy Control and Eradication Center:
    1
  • Maternity Hospitals:
    4
  • Purvanchal Gramin Seva Samiti (PGSS):
    An organization for social service activities in the diocese of Gorakhpur
  • Referral Hospital:
    1
  • Rehabilitation Center for Differently Abled Children:
    1
  • Vocational Training Centers for Girls:
    5
  • Youth Centers:
    1

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Bible:
    Director: Father Roger Kanjirathumkunnel
  • Communication:
    Director: Father Rajesh Puthussery
  • Coordinator of English Medium Schools:
    Director: Father John Kadaliyil, CST
  • Coordinator of Hindi Medium Schools:
    Director: Father Dominic Panchickalkarottu
  • Coordinator of Major Seminarians:
    Director: Father Sebastian Thundathil
  • Dialogue and Ecumenism:
    Director: Father Theophane Kilianthara, CST
  • Education and Health:
    Director: Father Jose Manjiyil, CST
  • Evangelization, Catechetics and Family:
    Director: Father Cherian Puthussery, CST
  • Liturgy and Laity:
    Director: Father Sebastian Thundathil, CST
  • Media:
    Director: Father Jaison Kunnappally
  • Pontifical Mission Societies:
    Director: Father Jacob Poikathanickal
  • Social Work:
    Director: Father Gibi N. Jose
  • Vocation:
    Director: Father Thomas Kanjiravelil
  • Women:
    Director: Sister Rita Denis, LST
  • Youth:
    Director: Father Benny Manjaly

Social Communications

  • 'Maitri Sandesh' (annual, published by the major seminarians of the diocese)
  • 'Pragati Chinnh' (Hindi quarterly published by PGSS),
  • 'Purvanchal Prabha' (English quarterly published by PGSS)
  • Media and diocesan publication:
    3
  • Printing and training center:
    1
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