Diocese of

Neyyattinkara

India India

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Neyyattinkara / Neyyattinkaraën(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Trivandrum

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

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Celebrations

Patron Saint: St. Joseph the Worker

Liturgical Calendar (National) 📅

History

Present Prelates

Bishop (1996.06.14 – ...):Bishop Vincent Samuel (73)Bishop Vincent Samuel (73)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Neyyattinkara (Roman Rite)

Bishop Vincent Samuel (73)Bishop Vincent Samuel (73)
(1996.06.14 – ...)

Bishop of Neyyattinkara (India)

To serve and save

Born:1950.08.10 (Ayroor, India)
Ordained Priest:1975.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:1996.11.01

Priest of Trivandrum (India) (1975.12.19 – 1996.06.14)

Bishop of Neyyattinkara (India) (1996.06.14 – ...)

Special Churches

Trivandrum (←), Punalur (↑), Palayamkottai (↗), Kuzhithurai (↘)

Statistics (2022.12.31)

Area: 1,497 km²

Population: 157,192 Catholics (10.4% of 1,512,245 total)

Pastoral Centres: 90 parishes

Personnel: 149 priests (108 diocesan, 41 religious), 370 religious (49 brothers, 321 sisters), 27 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.05.19

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