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Archdiocese of Kottayam

Activities and Organizations

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Creches:
    0
  • Day Care Centre:
    1
  • Dispensaries:
    5
  • HIV AIDS Centre:
    1
  • Home for Mentally Challenged:
    9
  • Home for the Disabled:
    4
  • Homes for the Aged, Destitute:
    7
  • Hospices:
    1
  • Hospitals:
    5
  • Hostels & Boarding:
    25
  • Marriage Bureau:
    3
  • Orphanages:
    7
  • Social Service Societies:
    2

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Biblical Apostolate Commission:
    Chairman: Father George Puthuparambil
  • Catechetical Commission:
    Chairman: Father Siju Mudakodil
  • Commission for Pontifical Organisations:
    Chairman: Father Rogi Mukalel
  • Commissions for Pious Associations:
    Chairman: Father Rogi Mukalel
  • Ecumenical Commission:
    Chairman: Father Thomas Kurisummoottil
  • Education Commission:
    Chairman: Prof. Stephen Analil.
  • Family Apostolate Commission:
    Chairman: Father Bressan Ozhungalil
  • Hadusa-Christian Performing Arts Commission:
    Director: Father George Kurisummoottil
  • Labour Commission:
    Director: Father Renny Kattel
  • Social Welfare Commission:
    Chairman: Father Mathew Elappanickal
  • Vocation Commission:
    Chairman: Father Thomas Adoppillil
  • Youth Commission:
    Chaplain: Father Jinu Kavil

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Adopt a Granny Scheme:
    Director: Father Michael Vettickatt
  • Charismatic Movement:
    Director: Father Abraham Kochuparambil
  • Cherupuzhpa Mission League:
    Director: Father Rogi Mukalel
  • Diaspora Ministry:
    Director: Father Michael Vettickatt
  • Kerala Catholic Students League:
    Director: Father Philip Ramachanattu
  • Knanaya Catholic Congress:
    Chaplain: Father Mathew Elappananickal
  • Knanaya Catholic Women's Association:
    Director: Father Mathew Elappanickal
  • Knanaya Catholic Youth League:
    Director: Father Francis Edattukunnechalil
  • Legion of Mary:
    Chaplain: Father Thomas Tharayil
  • Missionary Association of Knanaya Laity:
    Director: Father John Chethalil
  • Save a Family:
    Director: Father Michael Vettickatt
  • Secular Fransican Order:
    Chaplain: Father John Thottukulappananiyil
  • St. Vincent De Paul:
    Spiritual Director: Father Simon Edathiparambil
  • Temperance Movement:
    Chairman: Father Mathew Kureethara

Social Communications

  • Media Center- Kottayam Communications:
    Director: Father Michael Vettickat
    Joint Director: Father Joby Parackacheruvil
  • Printing press:
    4
  • Public Relations Department:
    Public Relations Office:Father Joseph Ezharath,
    Mr. Sabu Kurian Inchenattil
  • Publication, Monthly:
    Sacred Heart (Diocesan Bulletin)
    Apana Des (Fortnightly)

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Senior Secondary Schools:
    11
  • Colleges:
    4
  • High Schools (Aided & Unaided):
    23
  • Lower Primary Schools (Aided & Unaided):
    60
  • Nurseries:
    87
  • Technical & Industrial Training Institutions:
    24
  • Upper Primary Schools (Aided & Unaided):
    31
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