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Diocese of Vellore

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Activities and Organizations

Catholic Social Welfare

  • AIDS hospices:
    0
  • Centers for youth:
    1
  • Home for the elderly:
    5
  • Homes for the disabled:
    1
  • Hospitals, clinics and dispensaries:
    42
  • Hostels for youth:
    1
  • Orphanages:
    38
  • Socio-economic centers:
    8

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Catechetical
  • Clergy
  • Dialogue and Ecumenism
  • Education
  • Evangelization
  • Labor
  • Laity
  • Liturgy
  • Peace and Justice
  • Scheduled Castes/Scheduled Tribes/Backward Castes
  • Social Communication
  • Vocation
  • Youth

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Apostolic Union of the Clergy
  • Catholic Association
  • Catholic Nurses' Guild
  • Kolping Society
  • Legion of Mary
  • Pious Association
  • Pontifical Mission Aid Societies
  • Pontifical Missionary
  • St. Vincent De Paul Society
  • The diocese also runs a newsletter

Social Communications

  • Father Saghaya Nathan Kanikairaj is in charge of the diocesan social communications office

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Technical Schools:
    31
  • Technical Schools - Students:
    1,455
  • Post Secondary schools:
    17
  • Post Secondary schools - Students:
    14,434
  • Pre-primary schools:
    23
  • Pre-primary schools - Students:
    4,560
  • Primary schools:
    80
  • Primary schools - Students:
    22,090
  • Secondary schools:
    20
  • Secondary schools- Students:
    5,992
  • Colleges:
    2
  • Colleges - Students:
    2,355
  • Middle schools:
    27
  • Middle schools - Students:
    16,668

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Family

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