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Diocese of Guntur

Activities and Organizations

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Degree and Postgraduate Colleges:
    9
  • Degree and Postgraduate Colleges -Students:
    3015
  • Elementary/Primary:
    91
  • Elementary/Primary - Students:
    13832
  • High School - Students:
    36702
  • High Schools:
    74
  • Junior College - Students:
    2631
  • Junior Colleges:
    10
  • Number of Nursing Colleges:
    3
  • Technical Institutes/Schools:
    15

Catholic Social Welfare

  • AIDS Hospices:
    1
  • Dispensaries:
    16
  • Ecclesiastical Institutions:
    5
  • Health Centers:
    4
  • Homes for Street children, destitute girls:
    2
  • Homes for the disabled:
    3
  • Homes for the elderly:
    4
  • Hospitals:
    12
  • Hostels, orphanages and homes for boys and girls:
    76
  • Social Institutions:
    11
  • Youth centers:
    2

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Commission for Apostolic Union of Clergy:
    Director/chairman: Father Dasari Anthony Kiran, Phone: (91) 8645-242724
  • Commission for Bible and Catechetics:
    Director/chairman: Father Yeruva Bala (Sr), Phone: (91) 8642-278118
  • Commission for Charismatic Renewal:
    Director/chairman: Father N Alphonse Raju, Phone: (91) 8647-272214
  • Commission for Children:
    Director/chairman: Father Salika Thomas, Phone: (91) 8647-276530
  • Commission for Ecumenism and Dialogue:
    Director/chairman: Father Putti Sunder Raju, Phone: (91) 863-2353945
  • Commission for Education:
    Director/ chairman: Father Pudota Innaiah (Jr.), Phone: (91) 8645-242724
  • Commission for Family:
    Director/chairman: Father Petla Mariadas, Phone: (91) 863-2350281
  • Commission for Health:
    Director/chairman: Sister Victoria, JMJ, Phone: (91) 863-2320429
  • Commission for Justice, peace and Development:
    Director/ chairman: Father Putti Sunder Raju, Phone: (91) 863-2353945
  • Commission for Jyothirmai:
    Director/chairman: Father M. Gnana Prakash, Phone: (91) 863-2293358
  • Commission for Laity:
    Director/chairman: Father M. Gnana Prakash, Phone: (91) 863-2293358
  • Commission for Liturgy and Music:
    Director/chairman: Father Pamisetti Thomas, Phone: (91) 863-2355127
  • Commission for Mahila Mandals:
    Director/chairman: Sar Marcella, CSSA
  • Commission for Media of Social Communications:
    Director/chairman: Father G Rayanna, Phone: (91) 863-2224218
  • Commission for Pious Associations:
    Spiritual Director: Father K Raja Mohan, Phone: (91) 863-2350720
  • Commission for Pontifical Mission Aid Societies:
    Director/chairman: Father Petla Mariadas, Phone: (91) 863-2350281
  • Commission for Proclamation:
    Director/chairman: Father Abraham Panampara, SDB, Phone: (91) 8643-242114
  • Commission for Project Selection Committee:
    Director: Father Malapati Fatima Marreddy, Phone: (91) 863-2350720
  • Commission for Public Relations:
    Director/chairman: Father B. Jaya Raju, Phone: (91) 8641-257228
  • Commission for SC/ST/BC:
    Director/chairman: Father Y. Showry Raju, Phone: (91) 863-2213579
  • Commission for Self-reliance:
    Director/chairman: Father Lingareddy Loudu, Phone: (91) 8642-258543
  • Commission for Sponsorship Programme:
    Director/chairman: Father Showry Raju, Phone: (91) 863-2213579
  • Commission for Street Children:
    Director/chairman: Sister Valsa, RGS
  • Commission for Vocation Training:
    Director/ chairman: Brother Antony Cruz, SHJ, Phone: (91) 863-2290374
  • Commission for Vocations:
    Director/chairman: Father Yeruva Lourdu Marredy (Jr), Phone: (91) 8641-257124
  • Commission for Youth:
    Director/ chairman: Father Raphael Reddy, Phone: (91) 863-2242133
  • CRI President: Sister Ignatius Mekala, CSSA,:
    Phone: (91) 863-2242956
  • Prison Ministry: Sister D Rose, CSSA

Social Communications

  • Commission for Media of Social Communications:
    Director: Father Govindu Rayanna
    Address: Parish priest, St Antony's Shrine, Nagrampalem, Guntur- 522 004. Phone: (91) 863-2224218
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