Our Patron
St Anthony of Padua

THE CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF BELLARY
STATISTICS
(Situation on 31 December 2017)

Particulars Data( Figures)
Area of the territory (Km2) 23,002
Total population 5,848,448
Catholics 33,891
Parishes - with resident priest
a) under direction of diocesan clergy
b) under direction of religious priests
43
6
Total of Parishes 49
Other Pastoral/Mission Centers with resident priests 7
Diocesan priests 82
Religious Priests 31
Religious Nuns 239


Educational Institutions No. of Institutions No. of Students
Kindergartens 42 9281
Higher Primary/Primary Schools 49 28,126
High Schools 36 23,311
Hr. Sec. Schools/PUC 7 2124
Degree College 2 342
Education Diploma Institute 2 118
Agricultural School- CCFT 1 432
Vocational/Technical Trg. Centers 6 641


Charitable and social institutions Number of centers Beneficiaries
Hospitals 5 21,000
Dispensaries and HIV centers 7 23,500
Leprosaria 2 87
Homes for the old, the chronically ill, invalids and the handicapped 4 360
Orphanages and other child welfare centers 35 2,756
Marriage Counseling centers 1 200
Child Labourers Rehabilitation Centers 4 943
Child Help Line 2 320
Rehabilitation Center for Differently abled Children 2 95


Bellary Diocese Statistics

The Catholic Diocese Of Bellary

Patron : St. Anthony of Padua
Established : 1949
Population : 5,851,115
Catholics : 30 552
Parishes : 46
Area : 23002 sq.km.
Bishop : Most Rev. Dr Henry D'Souza
Date of Birth: 09.09.1949
Date of Priestly Ordination : 05.05.1977
Date of Election as Bishop : 15.03.2008
Date of Episcopal Ordination : 12.06.2008
Installed : 12.06.2008
Address : Bishop's House
Cantonment , BELLARY - 583 104
Karnataka, India

SDCA Code : 91
STD Code : 08392
Telephone : 240315(O), 240308 (P)
Cell : + 91 944 9040 314
Email: bhousebly@gmail.com
Website : www.bellarydiocese.in

IN SUMMARY

Sl No Name
1 Parishes 46
2 Shrines 01
3 Sub-Stations 263
4 Religious Houses Men
Women
10
39
5 Diocesan Priests 79
6 Religious Priests 31
7 Religious Sisters 232
8 Educational Nursery Schools
Primary Schools
High Schools
Junior Colleges
Teacher Training Institute
Degree College
36
43
33
06
01
01
beneficiaries : 7894 beneficiaries : 26476 beneficiaries: 8502 beneficiaries: 1344 beneficiaries: 80 beneficiries:120
9 Vocational Training Centers 10 beneficiaries:1137
10 Students Homes 39 beneficiaries:3616
11 Health
Hospitals
Dispensaries and HIV Centers
Mobile clinics
05
08
01
beneficiaries:46685
beneficiaries : 28287
beneficiaries: 977
12 Charity Homes
Home for the aged, the chronically ill, invalids and the handicapped
04 beneficiaries: 257