Dioceses of India
Total: 1
Gurgaon

Diocese of Gurgaon

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Rite: Syro-Malankara
Status: Diocese

Bishop of the Diocese

Most Rev. Jacob Mar Barnabas, OIC
Bishop of St. John Chrysostom of Gurgaon
Personal Details
Born:3-Dec-1960
Priestly Ordination:2-Oct-1986
Episcopal Ordination:10-Mar-2007
Period:2007-Email(P): aerathjmbarnabas@gmail.com
Contact Details
Mar Ivanios Bhawan Syro-Malankara Catholic Bishop’s House, J-61/62 Paryavaran Complex, IGNOU Road, New Delhi - 110 068

Diocese of Gurgaon at a Glance

Ecclesiastical Institutions

Parishes & Substations : Retreat Centres:
Major Seminaries : Diocesan Minor Seminaries:
Congregation Minor Seminaries: Religious Formation Houses :
Men Religious Houses: Women Religious Houses:

Charitable Institutions

Hospitals : Dispensaries / Clinics / Health Centres:
Orphanages : Homes for Aged & Destitute :
Schools for Physically Challenged: Homes for Physically Challenged :
Crèches: Boarding Houses :
Counselling Centres : De-addiction Centre:
Social Centres : HIV / AIDS Centre:

Educational Institutions

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

History

The Eparchy of St. John Chrysostom of Gurgaon of the Syro-Malankaras extends over the entire territory of North India, comprising 22 of the 29 States of the Country. The southern border of the circumscription includes the four central States: Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh and Orissa. Besides in these States, the faithful are diffusely present especially in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and West Bengal.

 

The See of the Eparchy is Gurgaon, near Delhi, because the faithful are mainly concentrated in Delhi metropolitan area, distributed in nine parishes. In the region there are two Colleges and ten schools run by the Syro-Malankara Church. 15 priests, eparchial and regular, and about 30 women religious offer their services in the pastoral, educational and charity works. The first Eparchial Bishop will have his residence and chancery atMar Ivanios Bhavan, Neb Sarai, New Delhi, where the Church of St. Mary is also situated and which will be the Cathedral.