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Diocese of

Bagdogra

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 1,100 km²

Population: 59,208 Catholics (5.4% of 1,102,000 total) (2018)

Statistics: 19 parishes, 55 missions, 65 priests (32 diocesan, 33 religious), 173 lay religious (33 brothers, 140 sisters), 14 seminarians (2018)

Ecclesiastical Province: Calcutta

Neighbouring Dioceses: Purnea (↙), Nepal (←), Darjeeling (↑), Jalpaiguri (→), Raiganj (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Jesus the Good Shepherd

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Purnea (↙), Nepal (←), Darjeeling (↑), Jalpaiguri (→), Raiganj (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2015.04.07 – ...):Bishop Vincent Aind (66)Bishop Vincent Aind (66)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Bagdogra (Roman Rite)

Bishop Vincent Aind (66)Bishop Vincent Aind (66)Permalink
(2015.04.07 – ...)

Bishop of Bagdogra (India)

Give love to one another

Born:1955.01.30 (Kalchini, India)
Ordained Priest:1984.04.30
Consecrated Bishop:2015.06.14

Bishop of Bagdogra (India) (2015.04.07 – ...)

Archbishop Thomas D’Souza (70)Archbishop Thomas D’Souza (70)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator 2011.03.12 – 2015.04.07)

Archbishop Thomas D’Souza (70)Bishop Thomas D’Souza (70) (later Archbishop)Permalink
(1997.06.14 – 2011.03.12)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Calcutta (India)
Apostolic Administrator of Krishnagar (India)

Unitas et amor

Born:1950.08.26 (India)
Ordained Priest:1977.04.16
Consecrated Bishop:1998.01.25

Bishop of Bagdogra (India) (1997.06.14 – 2011.03.12)

Coadjutor Archbishop of Calcutta (India) (2011.03.12 – 2012.02.23)

Apostolic Administrator of Bagdogra (India) (2011.03.12 – 2015.04.07)

Metropolitan Archbishop of Calcutta (India) (2012.02.23 – ...)

Apostolic Administrator of Krishnagar (India) (2019.04.17 – ...)


as of 2021.06.22

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