About the Archdiocese of Guwahati
 

The Archdiocese of Guwahati was created on August 1, 1995, from the diocese of Guwahati which was established on August 16, 1992 with Bishop Thomas Menamparampil as its first Bishop by St. Pope John Paul II.


The following chart will help you to have quick glance at the archdiocese:

Patron of the Archdiocese : Christ the Bearer of the Good News
Archbishop : Most. Rev. John Moolachira
Archbishop Emeritus : Most. Rev. Thomas Menamparampil
Vicar General & Procurator : Rev. Fr. Varghese Kizhakevely
Chancellor : Fr. Crosper Sangma
Financial Administrator : Fr. Mathew Anchukandam
Archbishop’s Secretary : Fr. Jobins Vengathadathil MSFS
Area : 13,961 Sq. Km.
Total Population : 6.5 Million (Approx.)
Total Number of Catholics : 53946
Languages Spoken : Assamese, Bodo, Rabha, Garo, Karbi, Tiwa, Hindi, Santali, Sadri, Oraon, and English
Parishes / Centres : 44
Priests (Diocesan) : 33
Priests (Religious) : 116
Religious Brothers : 15
Convents : 91
Sisters : 445
Students of Theology : 06
Regents : 06
Students of Philosophy : 10
Minor Seminarians : 53