STATISTICS OF THE DIOCESE OF PALGHAT

Diocese of Palghat – Geographical Area, 4480 km sq.km (Palakkad Dt)

1 Catholic Families 13219
2 Catholics 58339 Men: 28626
Women: 28201
3 Priests: :Diocesan 145
4 Religious Men 79
5 Religious Women 1112
6 Diocesan Seminarians  : Theologians 25
: Regents 03
: Philosophers 22
: Minor Seminarians 40
7 Forane Churches 11
Total: 125
8 Parish Churches 78
9 Station Churches 36
10 Monastries 33
11 Convents 148

Institutes

Ecclesiastical   Diocesan Religious Trust/Parish Total
Pastoral Centre 01 01
Minor Seminaries 01 02 03
Religious Formation Houses 05 07
Priests’ Homes 01 01 02
Retreat Centres 02 01 03
Youth Centre 01 01
Charitable   Diocesan Religious Trust/Parish Total
Hospitals 02 09 01 12
Dispensaries 04 01 05
Orphanages & Bala Bhavans 02 18 20
Homes for Aged & Destitutes 01 08 09
Presses & Media Centre 02 04 06
Schools for Mentally Retarded 08 08
Homes for Physically Handicapped 01 01
Creches 06 01 07
Boarding Houses 01 16 17
Counselling Centres 02 03 05
De-addiction Centre 02 02
Social Centres 05 04 09
HIV / AIDS Centre 01 01
Educational   Diocesan Religious Trust/Parish Total
Colleges 03 02 05
Parallel Colleges 03 02 05
Technical Training Centres 02 10 10 21
Higher Secondary Schools 10 02 13
High Schools 16 04 21
U.  P.  Schools 21 04 32
L. P. Schools 40 10 52
Nurseries 53 13 66
Professional Training Centre 02 04 06
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