Diocese of

Muzaffarpur

India India

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Muzaffarpur / Muzaffarpuren(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Patna

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Our Lady of Perpetual Help

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2014.07.11 – ...):Bishop Cajetan Francis Osta (62)Bishop Cajetan Francis Osta (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Muzaffarpur (Roman Rite)

Bishop Cajetan Francis Osta (62)Bishop Cajetan Francis Osta (62)
(2014.07.11 – ...)

Bishop of Muzaffarpur (India)

Come with honour

Born:1961.07.30 (Kathara-Bokaro, India)
Ordained Priest:1992.05.09
Consecrated Bishop:2014.10.22

Priest of Muzaffarpur (India) (1992.05.09 – 2014.07.11)

Bishop of Muzaffarpur (India) (2014.07.11 – ...)

Bishop John Baptist Thakur, S.J. (87)Bishop John Baptist Thakur, S.J. (87)
(1980.03.06 – 2014.07.11)

Bishop emeritus of Muzaffarpur (India)

All the grace

Born:1937.02.08 (Bettiah, India)
Ordained Priest:1966.03.19
Consecrated Bishop:1980.06.24

Bishop of Muzaffarpur (India) (1980.03.06 – 2014.07.11)

Special Churches

Bettiah (↖), Nepal (↑), Purnea (→), Bhagalpur (↘), Patna (↓)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 27,125 km²

Population: 6,000 Catholics (0.0% of 33,815,900 total)

Pastoral Centres: 21 parishes, 29 missions

Personnel: 41 priests (33 diocesan, 8 religious), 160 religious (24 brothers, 136 sisters), 13 seminarians

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Pastoral Centres

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Seminarians

Last updated on 2024.05.19

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