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Diocese of Gumla
Activities and Organizations

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Colleges:
    1
  • Colleges - Students:
    1235
  • Middle schools (with primary school):
    43
  • Middle schools (with primary school) - Students:
    17125
  • Pre-Primary Schools:
    61
  • Pre-Primary Schools - Students:
    2675
  • Primary Schools:
    126
  • Primary Schools - Students:
    8934
  • Secondary Schools:
    30
  • Secondary Schools - Students:
    20213
  • Training Schools (Computer):
    2
  • Training Schools (Computer) - Students:
    251
  • Vocational training (Women Development Center):
    3
  • Vocational training (Women Development Center) - Students:
    77

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Clinics and dispensaries:
    29 (56,366 people were assisted in the year 2009)
  • Hospitals:
    3 (25,321 people were assisted in the year 2009)
  • Hostel for boys:
    9
  • Hostel for girls:
    9
  • Organizations for Social Welfare Activities:
    Director: Father Peter Paul Van Nuffel, SJ Address: Arouse, Sisai Road,
    Gumla P.O. and Dt. - 835207, India

    Director: Father Marck De Brouwer, SJ, Address: Gram Uthan Kendra, Gumla P.O. and Dt. - 835207, India, Phone: +91 6524 223765
  • Orphanages:
    4 (No. of children/students: 110)
  • Youth Centers:
    Director: Father Ignatius Minj, Address: Diocesan Youth Center, Gumla, India

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Biblical Commission:
    In-Charge: Father Cyprian Kullu
  • Catechetical Commission:
    In-Charge: Father Cyprian Kullu
  • Commission for Education:
    In-Charge: Father John Albert Bara
  • Commission for Faith Formation:
    In-Charge: Father Cyprian Kullu
  • Commission for Formation of Seminarians:
    In-Charge: Father Ajit Kumar Ekka
  • Commission for Land and Legal Matters:
    In-Charge: Father Alois Moses Xalxo
  • Commission for Liturgy:
    In-Charge: Father Xavier Ekka
  • Commission for Mother Child Health Care:
    In-Charge: Sr. Felisitas Aind, dsa
  • Commission for Pontifical Mission Organizations:
    In-Charge: Father Ajit Kumar Ekka
  • Commission for Social Communication:
    In-Charge: Father Cyprian Kullu
  • Commission for Vocations:
    In-Charge: Father Ajit Kumar Ekka
  • Commission for Youth Apostolate:
    In-Charge: Father Ignatius Minj
  • Diocesan Priest:
    In-Charge: Father Alois Moses Xalxo
  • Ecumenism:
    In-Charge: Father Alois Moses Xalxo
  • Eucharistic Crusade:
    In-Charge: Father Kishore Kindo
  • Family Comission:
    In-Charge: Father Alois Moses Xalxo
  • Holy Childhood:
    In-Charge: Father Ajit Kumar Ekka
  • Pontifical Societies:
    In-Charge: Father Ajit Kumar Ekka
  • Propagation of Faith:
    In-Charge: Father Ajit Kumar Ekka
  • Social Works:
    In-Charge: Father Marck De Brouwer, SJ

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Catholic Sabha (Catholic association):
    Spiritual Adviser: Father Alois Moses Xalxo
    President: Mr Philmon Kujur
    Secretary: Mr Erenius Xalxo
  • Christian Living Community (CLC):
    Convener: Father Arun Kujur
  • Crus Vir (Eucharistic Crusade):
    Convener: Father Kishore Kindo
  • Mahila Sangh (Women forum):
    Spiritual Adviser: Father Alois Moses Xalxo
    President: Mrs. Flora Minj
    Secretary: Mrs. Mary Baxla
  • Society of St. Vincent de Paul:
    Spiritual Advisers: Father Samuel Kujur (Gumla), Father Peter Tirkey (Chainpur)

Social Communications

  • Church-run cultural centers:
    In-Charge: Father Peter Paul Van Nuffel
    Address: c/o Tribal Museum, Gumla
  • Media organizations:
    In-Charge: Father Cyprian Kullu
  • Newsletters:
    1 (Gumla Catholic Diocese News)
  • Social communications office:
    In-Charge: Father Cyprian Kullu
    Address: c/o Pastoral Center
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