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Archdiocese of Raipur

Activities and Organizations

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Dispensaries:
    37
  • Homes for the disabled:
    3
  • Hospitals:
    9
  • Leprosaria:
    3
  • Orphanages:
    5
  • Socio-economic training centers:
    3
  • Youth hostels:
    24 (for college girls: 7; for school children: 17)

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Bishop Philip Ekka Pastoral Centre:
    1
  • Retreat Houses:
    3
  • There is a "Chhattisgarh Education Forum" for all the four dioceses of the state, with Archbishop Charanakunnel as its president and Sister Sarita as secretary:
    Address: Holy Cross School, Pensionbada, Dt. Raipur- 492001. Phone: (91) 771-2424940

Social Communications

  • A bi-monthly newsletter in Hindi edited by Father Bhakti Bhushan Horo
  • Social communication commission:
    In charge: Father Rajendran A.
    Address: Pastoral Centre, Byron Bazar, Raipur - 492001, C.G.,
    phone: (91) 771- 2429946
    Email: [email protected]

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Secondary School:
    34
  • Kindergarten:
    113
  • Primary School:
    39
  • colleges:
    2
  • Graduation, post-graduation and B.Ed colleges are run by the Pallottines in Raipur
  • High Schools:
    28
  • Technical Schools:
    3
  • The Order of Imitation of Christ (OIC), Fathers of the Syro-Malankara rite, run a polytechnic college at Durg
  • Total number of students:
    47,600 (Boys: 25,598; Girls: 22,002)

Major Archdiocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Catholic Information Centre Director - Father Mathew Mulavana:
    Address: Catholic Church, Nandini, Durg Dt., C.G., 490036; Phone: (91) 7821-257396
  • College of Consulters - President:
    Archbishop; Address: c/o. Khristbanhu Niwas, Raipur
  • Construction Commission:
    Father Sebastian C.J , Catholic church, St. Joseph's Town, Amlidihi, Ravigram P.O, Raipur - 492006, C.G. Phone: (91) 771- 2411565, 2412022
  • Diocesan Tribunal:
    Father Shaji Kunnekadan, Catholic church, Bhatapara, Raipur Dt, 493118; Phone: (91) 7726-220110
  • Education Commission:
    Father Cyriac Kattuparambil; Address: Seva Niketan, Cherikheri, Mandir Hasaud - 492101, Raipur Dt, C.G. Phone: (91) 771-2471255
  • Finance & Planning Commission:
    Archbishop, Vicar General, The Procurator, Father John Y. David, Father Damien Minj, Father Joseph Shivo , c/o. Khristbanhu Niwas, Raipur
  • In-charge of Boardings:
    Father Augustine Varikyckal; Address: Seva Sadan, Tatibund - 492099, Raipur Dt. C.G. Phone: (91) 771- 2573588; Fax: 2573567; [email protected]
  • Laity and Family Commission:
    Father Joby Kalarickal. Address: Pastoral Centre, Byron Bazar, Raipur - 492001, C.G., Phone: (91) 771- 2429946; [email protected]
  • Social Service Commission :
    Father Augustine Varikyckal; Address: Seva Sadan, Tatibund - 492099, Raipur Dt. C.G. Phone: (91) 771-2573588; Fax: 2573567; [email protected]
  • The Council of Priests :
    President: Archbishop; ex-officio members: Vicar General, Chancellor, Secretary of the Archbishop, and other elected & nominated members. Address: C/o. Khristbandhu Niwas, Raipu
  • Vocation Promotion Commission:
    Father Rector ( Father Thomas Vadakekary), S.F.X. Minor Seminary, Bhanpuri, W.R.S Colony P.O, Raipur - 492008, C.G; Phone: (91) 771- 2562209
  • Word and Worship Commission (deals with Catechesis, Bible & Liturgy):
    Father Joby Kalarickal. Address: Pastoral Centre, Byron Bazar, Raipur - 492001, C.G., Phone: (91) 771- 2429946; [email protected]
  • Youth & Communication Commission:
    Father Rajendran A, Address: Pastoral Centre, Byron Bazar, Raipur - 492001, C.G., Phone: (91) 771- 2429946; [email protected]
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