DIOCESAN DATA

DIOCESAN DATA

Patron SaintSt. Francis Xavier
Year of Establishment1930
BishopMost Rev. Nazarene Soosai
Catholics2,68,529 
Parishes9535Substations
Diocesan Priests231
Religious Priests in the Diocese3708Congregations
Religious Brothers in the Diocese1303Congregations
Religious Sisters in the Diocese501 40Congregations
Seminarians81
Vicariates & No. of Parishes
Kottar2304Substations
Kanyakumari1206Substations
Devasahayam Mount20 17Substations
Colachel1303Substations
Muttom1604Substations
Alanchy1101Substations
InstitutionsRun by DioceseRun by the Religious
Engineering Colleges01
College of Education01
Arts & Science Colleges03
Nursing School01
Technical Institutes02
Schools
Primary Schools2710
Middle Schools0901
High Schools0906
Higher Secondary Schools0807
CBSE & English Medium Schools03
Animation Centre01
Hospitals & Health Centres 15
Social Service Centre01
Homes for the Aged & Destitute04
Homes for the Challenged04
Orphanages08
Addiction Treatment Centres0102
Welfare Centres04