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Diocese of

Gwalior

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Area: 33,583 km²

Population: 5,373 Catholics (0.1% of 6,259,000 total) (2020)

Statistics: 27 parishes, 43 priests (31 diocesan, 12 religious), 73 lay religious (12 brothers, 61 sisters), 11 seminarians (2020)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bhopal

Neighbouring Dioceses: Ajmer (←), Jaipur (←), Agra (↑), Jhansi (↘), Sagar (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples

Patron Saint: Saint John the Baptist

History


Special Churches

Ajmer (←), Jaipur (←), Agra (↑), Jhansi (↘), Sagar (↓)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2019.05.31 – ...):Bishop Joseph Thykkattil (70)Bishop Joseph Thykkattil (70)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Gwalior (Roman Rite)

Bishop Joseph Thykkattil (70)Bishop Joseph Thykkattil (70)Permalink
(2019.05.31 – ...)

Bishop of Gwalior (India)

Born:1952.02.14 (Enamakkal, India)
Ordained Priest:1988.04.25
Consecrated Bishop:2019.08.04

Bishop of Gwalior (India) (2019.05.31 – ...)

Bishop Thomas Thennatt, S.A.C.Permalink
(2016.10.18 – 2018.12.14)

The joy of the Lord is my strength

Born:1953.11.26 (Koodalloor, India)
Ordained Priest:1978.10.21
Consecrated Bishop:2017.01.08
Died:2018.12.14 († 65)

Bishop of Gwalior (India) (2016.10.18 – 2018.12.14)

Bishop Joseph Kaithathara (83)Bishop Joseph Kaithathara (83)Permalink
(1999.02.09 – 2016.10.18)

Bishop emeritus of Gwalior (India)

Patentia et caritate

Born:1939.06.22 (India)
Ordained Priest:1963.12.21
Consecrated Bishop:1999.05.01

Bishop of Gwalior (India) (1999.02.09 – 2016.10.18)


as of 2022.06.30

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