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Diocese of

Nongstoin

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 5,247 km²

Population: 141,270 Catholics (29.8% of 473,750 total) (2018)

Statistics: 22 parishes, 72 priests (24 diocesan, 48 religious), 48 lay religious (48 brothers), 27 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Shillong

Neighbouring Dioceses: Mymensingh (↙), Tura (←), Guwahati (↗), Sylhet (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Saint Peter

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop:vacant

Ordinaries

Bishops of Nongstoin (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Dominic Jala, S.D.B.Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2016.10.15 – 2019.10.10)

Archbishop Victor Lyngdoh (65)Bishop Victor Lyngdoh (65) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(2006.01.28 – 2016.10.15)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Shillong (India)

For life, I obey God

Born:1956.01.14 (India)
Ordained Priest:1987.01.25
Consecrated Bishop:2006.04.02

Bishop of Nongstoin (India) (2006.01.28 – 2016.10.15)

Bishop of Jowai (India) (2016.10.15 – 2020.12.28)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Shillong (India) (2020.12.28 – ...)


as of 2021.04.16

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