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Celebrating the 500th Anniversary of Catholicism in the Philippines

“…500 years have passed since the Christian message first arrived in the Philippines. You received the joy of the Gospel... And this joy is evident in your people … We see it in your eyes, on your faces, in your songs and in your prayers. In the joy with which you bring your faith to other lands …”

~ Pope Francis said in his homily of the Mass at the Vatican on March 14, formally opening the yearlong celebrations marking the 500th anniversary of Catholicism’s arrival in the Philippines.

A country of 7,641 islands at the sea of southeast Asia with a population of 109 million, of which more than 10 million are migrants living in almost 100 countries across the world.

Why the Pope calls Filipinos “smugglers of faith”? What makes the local Church so unique?

What is the Catholic population in the country? How many dioceses, bishops are there?

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Diocese of Raigarh

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Social Welfare Activities (5 Result(s) Found)
Social Service Centres

Social Development Centre

Address
: Rambhata
City
: Raigarh
District
: Raigarh Dt
State
: Chhattisgarh
Parish
: St Michael, Raigarh

Tribal Development Centre

Address
: Dharamjaigarh PO
City
: Raigarh
District
: Raigarh Dt
State
: Chhattisgarh
Phone
: 07766-266778
Parish
: St Vincent de Paul, Dharamjaigarh
Hostels and Boardings

Asha Grih Girls Hostel

Address
: C/o Catholic Ashram, Via Dharamjaigarh,Khamhar PO
City
: Raigarh
District
: Raigarh Dt
State
: Chhattisgarh
Phone
: 09303518647
Parish
: Catholic Ashram, Khamhar

SMMI Hostel

Address
: C/o SMMI Convent, Bairdih,Via Lailunga,Sonajori PO
City
: Raigarh
District
: Raigarh Dt
State
: Chhattisgarh
Phone
: 09926584925
Parish
: Catholic Church, Bairdih

Xavier Nivas Girls Hostel (1978)

Address
: Bairbandh, Via Pathalgaon,Supkalo PO
City
: Raigarh
District
: Raigarh Dt
State
: Chhattisgarh
Phone
: 09753466349
Parish
: Catholic Ashram, Bairbandh

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