Welcome to Diocese of Chanda

Pope John XXIII established the first Syro-Malabar Ordinariate of Chanda on 31 March 1962 with Msgr. Januarius Palathuruthy CMI as its first Ecclesiastical Superior with the faculties of Apostolic Exarch. It was carved out from the Archeparchy of Nagpur. The ?Ordinariate? was raised to the status of an Apostolic Exarchate on 29 July 1968 and Msgr Januarius was made its Apostolic Exarch....

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Mar Ephrem Nariculam
Bishop of Chanda

     Ephrem Nariculam was born on 10 December 1960 at Nayarambalam in the Archieparchy of Ernakulam-Angamaly as the son of Late Thomas and LateThresia Nariculam. Having completed his school educationat St.George's School, Vadel and Bh...

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Upcoming Events

Apostholic Boarding...

    Kalmana Boarding is raised to tatus of A...

    Prayer Day...

      Diocese declared it as a prayer day...

      Monthly Recollection...

        It is a day for looking back to our life...

        WRBC, Mumbai...

          A regonal meeting...

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          Liturgical Calendar

          Mk 7:1-13 (7:123) : Do not reject the word of God to keep your tradition.
          2 Cor 10:12-18 (10:1-18) : Be proud in tho Lord Jesus.
          Is 9:13-21 (9:8-21) : Punishment to Israel for false doings.
          Dt 5:16-24 (5:16-6:3) : The law is through Moses.

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