Roman Catholic Diocese of Chingleput
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SC / ST Scholarship Programme & Bishop Neethi Programme on 2nd July 2016 (Saturday) at Pastoral Centre | Award Function on 3rd July 2016 (Sunday) at St. Thomas Mount National Shrine| Correspondents & Principals Meeting on 09th July 2016 (Saturday) at Bishop’s House | Meeting of the First time Parish Priests on 22nd July 2016 (Friday) at Bishop’s House | Senate Meeting on 27th July 2016 Am (Wednesday) at Bishop’s House | Meeting of the Vicars Forane on 27th July 2016 Pm (Wednesday) at Bishop’s House | Meeting of the Assistant Parish Priests on 28th July 2016 (Thursday) at Bishop’s House |  Ongoing Formation for Priests ordained from 2010 on August 10 & 11 (Wednesday & Thursday) at Mazhai Malai Madha Shrine, Acharapakkam

Welcome to the Diocese of Chingleput

The Diocese of Chingleput is made out of the entire civil district of Kancheepuram in the State of Tamil Nadu, India. The diocese of Chengleput when carved out from the Archdiocese of Madras Mylapore had 64 parishes and has grown over the years to 94 parishes along with 2 independent shrines viz. St. Thomas National Shrine and Mazhai Malai Madha Shrine.

Chengleput was declared as an independent new diocese by His Holiness late John Paul II on the 19th July 2002. Preparations for the carving out the new diocesan territory was initiated in 1987 by Most Rev. Dr. G. Casimir Gnanathikam SJ, the then Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Madras Mylapore. The…

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Name
Most Rev Dr A Neethinathan
Bishop of Chingleput

Address
Catholic Bishop's House,
Thimmavaram, Kancheepuram Road
Chingleput - 603 101
Tamil Nadu.

Phone
044 - 27 42 66 49
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Feb
05

Hearty Congratulations

Dear Deacons

Rev. Bro. Ravi Joseph. L - Vanuvampet

Rev. Bro. Vincent…


Feb
03

Year of Consecrated Life

Conclusion of the Year of Consecrated Life on 02.02.2016 by Most Rev. Dr. Neethinathan,…


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