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Archdiocese of Hyderabad

Activities and Organizations

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Boarding homes:
    15
  • Charitable institutions:
    15
  • Clinics:
    3
  • Dispensaries:
    8
  • Ecclesiastical institutions:
    7
  • Health centers:
    4
  • Hospitals:
    6
  • Hostels:
    14
  • Nursing schools/colleges:
    4
  • Orphanages:
    3
  • Social institutions:
    11

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Major Organizations outside the archdiocesan structure:
    APBC Commission for Ecumenism & Dialogue
    Secretary: Rev. Father Dr. Thumma Anthony Raj
    Vaninilayam, Amruthavani, 50, Sebastian Road, Secunderabad - 500 003
  • Major Organizations outside the archdiocesan structure:
    Catholic Health Association of India (a national organization dealing with matters relating to health)
    P B No 2126, Staff Road, Gunrock Enclave, Secunderabad - 500 009, Andhra Pradesh
    Director: Father Sebastian Ouseparampil
    Phone: (91) 40-27848457, (91) 40-27841610, (91) 40-27848293
    Fax: (91) 40-27811982
    Email: [email protected]
  • Major Organizations outside the archdiocesan structure:
    Amruthavani Communications Centre (a regional organization for communications for all the dioceses in Andhra Pradesh. It has an audio-visual and TV studio and produces cassettes of devotional songs, documentaries of Christian values and publishes Christian literature. It also publishes a fortnightly magazine in the local language Telugu)
    Director: Father N. David
    50, Sebastian Road, Secunderabad - 500 025
    Phone: 040-27701156, 27705994, 27703968
    Email: [email protected]
    Website: www.amruthavani.com
  • Major Organizations outside the archdiocesan structure:
    A. P. Jyotirmai Society (a regional pastoral society)
    Director: Father Gudime Jesudas
    22/3, Chandulal Bowli, Sikh village, Secunderabad-500 009
    Phone: 040-27890956
  • Major Organizations outside the archdiocesan structure:
    Andhra Pradesh Social Service Society (a regional social service society)
    Vice-Chairman: Father Raymond Ambroise
    50, Sebastian Road, Secunderabad - 500 025
    Phone: 040-27717700
  • Major Organizations outside the archdiocesan structure:
    Association of Catholic Educational Institutions of Andhra Pradesh (ACEI-AP)
    General Secretary: Sister Joanita, SCCG
    2nd Floor, Amruthavani, 50, Sebastian Road, Secunderabad - 500 003

Social Communications

  • "The Shepherd's Call", a diocesan monthly

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Degree and postgraduate colleges:
    17
  • Degree and postgraduate colleges - Students:
    7,764
  • Elementary/Primary schools:
    12
  • Elementary/Primary schools - Students :
    3,319
  • High schools:
    69
  • High schools - Students :
    43,998
  • Junior colleges:
    12
  • Junior colleges - Students :
    8,883
  • Technical institutes/schools:
    9
  • Technical institutes/schools - Students :
    865

Major Archdiocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Bible Commission:
    Director: Father Thumma Solomon Reddy, Phone: (91) 40-23393651
  • Catechetics:
    Director: Father Pentareddy Gnana Reddy, Phone: (91) 40-5551399
  • Catholic Charismatic Movement:
    Director: Father Tatireddy Jayaraj, Phone: (91) 40-27751200
  • Catholic Nurses Guild:
    Director: Father Angelo Fernandes, Phone: (91) 40-23393651
  • Catholic Teachers:
    Director: Father William Christopher, SJ, Phone: (91) 40-27700998
  • Christian Workers Movement:
    Director: Father Madanau Pratap, Phone: (91) 40-27805104
  • Commission for Evangelisation:
    Director: Father James Christuraj, SVD, Phone: (91) 8455-226140
  • Commission for Laity:
    Director: Father Raymond Ambroise, Phone: (91) 40-27717700
  • Commission for Youth:
    Director: Father Vincent Arokiadas, Phone: (91) 40-23214992
  • Deans and Deaneries:
    Secretary: Father Mallavarappu Sundar Rao, Phone: (91) 40-27793600
  • Dialogue & Ecumenism:
    Director: Father Swarna Bernard, Phone: (91) 40-27706767
  • Diocesan Jyothirmai:
    Director: Father Yeruva Joji Reddy, Phone: (91) 40-27206202
  • Family Apostolate:
    Secretary: Father Marneni Arogyam, Phone: (91) 40-27806496
  • Hyderabad Archdiocese Educational Society:
    Secretary: Father V.K. Swamy, Phone: (91) 40-23234860, (91) 40-23231769
  • Hyderabad Archdiocese Social Service Society:
    Director: Father Madanu Pratap, Phone: (91) 40-27805414
  • Legion of Mary:
    Director: Father Marneni Arogyam, Phone: (91) 40-27806496
  • Liturgy and Sacred Music:
    Director: Father Yeruva Blashowreddy, Phone: (91) 8416-252754
  • Marriage Encounter:
    Director: Father David Francis, Phone: (91) 40-27866719
  • Pontifical Mission Societies:
    Director: Father Yeruva Joji Reddy, Phone: (91) 40-227206202
  • Prison Ministry of India:
    Director: Father Marneni Marriah, Phone: (91) 40-27533639
  • SC/ST/BC Commission:
    Director: Father Swarna Bernard, Phone: (91) 40-27706767
  • Senate of Priests:
    Secretary: Father Golamari Louis Reddy, Phone: (91) 40-27862014, 27867275
  • Union of Apostleship of Praye:
    Director: Msgr Thanugundla Solomon Reddy, Phone: (91) 40-27802004
  • Vincent de Paul Society:
    Director: Father Chopparapu Arogyam, Phone: (91) 40-23234165
  • Vocations Commission:
    Directors: Father Thirumalareddy Showreddy and Father Kommareddy Loudu Mareddy, Phone: (91) 40-27740574
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