Short History

The first ecclesiastical unit with Kolkata as its headquarters was established in 1834; it was called the Vicariate Apostolic of Bengal. Msgr Patrick Carew was Vicar Apostolic when in 1840 a Spanish Carmelite Father went to settle in Koikhali, the first mission of the 24Pgs.

Bishop of Baruipur

Most Rev. Salvadore Lobo is the present Bishop of Baruipur Diocese. This Holy man was born on April 30, 1945, Shirva in Mangalore Diocese. He got the Priestly Ordination on March 19, 1973 and November 4, 1995 he became El.Administrator. He got the Ep. Ordination on January 29, 1998.

  • Construction of new parish Churches for Basanti and Sajnaberia are in progress.
  • Construction of a small chapel cum community centre in Amgacchia under Thakurpukur is also underway.
  • SCC/BCC units are started in Basanti, Ranigarh, Gosaba, Bamanpukur and Salepur, Baruipur.

Road Map
Catholic Diocese of Baruipur

Bishop's House Baruipur,
P.O.: Kolkata 700 144,

Phone: +91-33-24338299 / 24331342
Fax: +91-33-24378805

Email: baruipurdiocese@rediffmail.com

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