Dioceses of India
Total: 1
Nashik

Diocese of Nashik

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Rite: Latin
Patron: St. Theresa of the Child Jesus
Founded: 15 May 1987
Province: Bombay
Status: Diocese
Total area: 57,532 Sq.kms.
Total Population : 1,35,00,000
Catholics Total: 79,629
Diocesan Priests: 33
Religious Priests: 73
Religious Sisters: 282
Minor Seminarians: 35
Major Seminarians: 92

Bishop of the Diocese

Most Rev. Lourdunada Daniel
BISHOP OF NASHIK
Personal Details
Born:19-Feb-1947
Priestly Ordination:19-Apr-1980
Episcopal Ordination:2-Aug-2007
Period: 2010-

Tel(P): 0253 - 2463756, 09422882177
Email(P): nashikdiocese@gmail.com
Contact Details
Bishop’s House, Jail Road, Nashik Road - 422 101 (Maharashtra)
Tel(O): 0253-24 62 528
Fax : 24 51 550
Email : cathdionsk@sancharnet.in

Diocese of Nashik at a Glance

Ecclesiastical Institutions

Parishes & Substations : 34Retreat Centres: 01
Major Seminaries : 01Diocesan Minor Seminaries: 01
Congregation Minor Seminaries: 03Religious Formation Houses : 03
Men Religious Houses: 0Women Religious Houses: 46

Charitable Institutions

Hospitals : 04Dispensaries / Clinics / Health Centres: 05
Orphanages : 0Homes for Aged & Destitute : 02
Schools for Physically Challenged: 0Homes for Physically Challenged : 01
Crèches: 0Boarding Houses : 34
Counselling Centres : 0De-addiction Centre: 0
Social Centres : 16HIV / AIDS Centre: 02

Educational Institutions

Professional Colleges : 0Degree Colleges: 02
Parallel Colleges : 0Vocational / Technical Training Centres : 02
Higher Secondary / Junior Colleges : 0High Schools : 02
Upper Primary Schools: 16Lower Primary Schools:24
Nurseries / Pre-Primary Schools :24Presses & Media Centres : 0

History

His Holiness Pope John Paul II erected the Catholic Diocese of Nashik consisting of the territory detached from the Diocese of Pune. The Catholic Diocese of Nashik consist of the civil revenue districts of Nashik, Dhule, Jalgaon, Nandurbar and Ahmednagar. All these five districts are in Maharashtra.

Former Bishops

NameDesignationPeriod
Bishop Felix Anthony MachadoBishop2008-2009
Most Rev. Thomas Bhalerao, S.J.Bishop1987-2007