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Diocese of Ootacamund

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Activities and Organizations

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Colleges:
    1
  • Post Secondary Schools:
    13
  • Pre-primary Schools:
    9
  • Primary Schools:
    48
  • Secondary Schools:
    27
  • Training Schools:
    2

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Centers, hostels for youth:
    2
  • Family apostolates:
    1
  • Homes for the disabled:
    1
  • Homes for the elderly:
    4
  • Hospitals, clinics and dispensaries:
    37
  • Orphanages:
    18
  • Socio-economic centers:
    31

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Bible, Catechetics, Liturgy, Family, Ecumenism and Dialogue:
    Father Maria Joseph
  • Clergy:
    Monsignor A. Anthony Swamy
  • Education:
    Monsignor A. Anthony Swamy
  • Evangelization and Pious Associations:
    Father J. Alexander
  • Pontifical Missions:
    Father C. Antonysamy
  • Social Work, Labor and Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes:
    Father Jeyakumar
  • Vocation and Seminary:
    Father Christopher Law
  • Youth, Laity and Communication:
    Father Joseph Raj

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Apostolic Union
  • Catholic Association of India
  • Franciscan Third Order
  • Legion of Mary
  • Little Way Association
  • Sodality of our Lady
  • St. Vincent De Paul Society
  • Young Christian Workers

Social Communications

  • Father Joseph Raj is in charge of the Social Communications office:
    Address: Arulagam, Pastoral Centre, Ooty - 643 00, The Nilgiris, India
    Email: [email protected]
    Diocesan website: www.ootacamunddiocese.org.
  • Monthly Magazine:
    The diocese publishes a monthly magazine called Kurusadiyin Kuraloli and a newsletter, Ootacamund Diocesan News Bulletin (Monthly)

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