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All you need to know about the Church in Myanmar

“I write these lines as a spiritual leader, empathizing with the sentiments of millions of people at this moment… I write with love towards all, seeking a durable solution, praying for an end forever to the periodic darkness that envelops our dear nation…”

~ Cardinal Charles Maung Bo, Archbishop of Yangon, wrote in a message to the people of Myanmar and the international community following the Feb. 1 military coup in the Southeast Asian nation.

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Diocese of Thamarassery

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Activities and Organizations

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Colleges:
    4
  • Colleges--Students:
    1,200
  • Upper Primary Schools:
    44
  • High Schools:
    36
  • High Schools--Students:
    11,438
  • Higher Secondary Schools:
    11
  • Higher Secondary Schools--Students:
    4,948
  • Lower Primary Schools:
    40
  • Lower Primary Schools--Students:
    8,257
  • Nurseries:
    83
  • Nurseries--Students:
    2,560
  • Schools in Thamarassery Diocese:
    218
  • Schools run by Women Religious:
    135
  • Technical Training College:
    26
  • Technical Training College--Students:
    2,200
  • Upper Primary Schools--Students:
    9,749

Catholic Social Welfare

  • Counseling Centres:
    4
  • Home for the handicapped:
    8
  • Homes for the Aged, Destitutes:
    11
  • Hospice:
    5
  • Hospitals & Dispensaries:
    9
  • Hostels & Boarding:
    8
  • Orphanages:
    10
  • Schools run by Men Religious:
    3

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Bible Apostolate:
    Father George Mundanattu
  • Centre for Overall Development (COD) :
    Father Joseph Mathew Oliakattil
  • Corporate Educational Agency :
    Father Mathew Mavely
  • Department of Catechism :
    Father George Mundanattu
  • Family Apostolate :
    Father Joseph Christie Palliyodil
  • Pastoral and Missionary Orientation Centre (PMOC) :
    Father Abraham Pulinchuvattil
  • Vocation Bureau:
    Father Sebastian Embrayil (Jr.)

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • All Kerala Catholic Congress (AKCC) Spiritual :
    Father Joseph Keelath
  • Catholic Women's Council :
    Father Joseph Christie Palliyodiyil
  • Cherupushpa Mission League:
    Father Francis Vellammakkal
  • Fellowship of Sisters of Thamarassery:
    Sr. Elsa MSJ
  • Holy Childhood & Altar Boys:
    Father Sebastian Purayidathil
  • Indian Farmers' Movement (INFAM) :
    Father Antony Kozhuvanal
  • Jesus Youth & Christean :
    Father Thomas Puthiyaparambil
  • John Paul II Institute of Counseling & Bio-ethics:
    Father Abraham Pulinchuvattil
  • KCBC Commission for Women :
    Father Joseph Christie Palliyodil
  • Kerala Catholic Youth Movement :
    Father Thomas Puthiyaparambil
  • Madhya Virudha Samithi:
    Father Mathew Pullolickal
  • Marian Pro-Life Movement :
    Father Abraham Pulinchuvattil
  • Mariyan Singles :
    Father Abraham Pulinchuvattil
  • Pithruvedi :
    Father Joseph Christie Palliyodil
  • Propagation of Faith & Little Way Association:
    Father Joseph Mannoor
  • Renewal Programme:
    Father James Kiliyananickal
  • Society of Vincent De Paul:
    Father James Mundackal
  • St. Thomas Academy for Research and Training (START) :
    Father Antony Kozhuvanal

Social Communications

  • Media Center:
    Father James Kuzhimattathil
    Address: P.M.O.C, Marikunnu P.O, Calicut, Kerala 673 012
    Phone: +91 495 273 1056, 2731747
  • Monthly Publication:
    Thamaramottukal
  • Printing Press:
    1

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