Diocese of Kottar
Bishop's House PB 17, Nagercoil, Kanyakumari District.
  • Kanyakumari

  • Martyr Devasahayom Pillai Church,

God's mercy goes beyond human justice, எபேசியர் 4:32 ஒருவருக்கொருவர் நன்மைசெய்து பரிவு காட்டுங்கள்; கடவுள் உங்களைக் கிறிஸ்து வழியாக மன்னித்ததுபோல நீங்களும் ஒருவரை ஒருவர் மன்னியுங்கள்.
Diocesan Statistics - after Bifurcation of the Diocese - on 24.02.2015

STATISTICAL OVERVIEW

Total Population in the territory of Kottar Diocese
618,318
Catholics
264,200
Members of Other Christians
83,474
Hindus + Muslims
270,644

PARISHES

Parishes
88
Mission Churches
42

PERSONNEL 

Bishop
1
Diocesan Priests active in the Diocese
148
Diocesan Priests ministering abroad
15
Diocesan Priests ministering outside the diocese
11
Diocesan Priests - Retired, Sick or Absent
24
Religious Priests in the Diocese
35
Religious Brothers in the Diocese
16
Religious Sisters in the Diocese
445

INSTITUTES 

Religious Priests - Congregations
9
Religious Brothers - Congregations
3
Religious Sisters - Congregations
38
Seminarians: For the Diocese
96
Seminarians: For Northern dioceses
5

ECCLESIASTICAL & FORMATION CENTRES

Diocesan
Religious
Others
Total
Sisters
Fathers
Retreat & Spirituality Centres
2
1
2
0
5
Formation Centres
3
3
1
0
7

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

Diocesan
Religious
Others
Total
Sisters
Fathers/
Brothers
Engineering College 
0
1
0
0
1
T.T.C.
1
0
0
0
1
B.Ed College
1
0
0
0
1
M.Ed College
1
0
0
0
1
Arts & Science Colleges 
0
1
1
1
3
Nursing School
1
0
0
0
1
Community College
1
0
0
0
1
Technical & Vocational Training Centres
3
0
0
0
3
Higher Secondary Schools
7
6
1
0
14
High Schools
10
6
0
0
16
Middle Schools
9
1
0
0
10
Primary Schools
26
9
0
0
35
CBSE & English medium Schools
3
10
1
1
15

HEALTH SERVICES  

Hospitals
1
5
1
0
7
Dispensaries
3
4
0
2
9

CHARITABLE & SOCIAL WELFARE ACTIVITIES 

Clergy Home
1
0
0
0
1
Social Service Centre
1
0
0
0
1
Homes for the Aged & the destitutes
1
1
2
0
4
Homes for the Handicapped
0
1
1
1
3
Hostels 
1
6
1
0
8
Orphanages
1
8
1
0
10
Rehabilitation Centres
1
1
1
0
3
Nurseries & Creche
0
1
0
0
1

PRINTING & PUBLICATIONS

Printing Press & Depot
2
0
0
0
2
Publications
6
0
0
0
6