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Annual Return of the Parish – 2017

 

  1. Size and Population

 

  1. Parishes 18
  2. Quasi parishes 3
  3. Sub-centers with priest 3
  4. Sub-centers without priest 39
  5. Villages 532
  6. With chapel 232
  7. Without chapel 269

 

  1. Population

 

  1. Catholics 64,952
  2. Catechumen 1,920
  3. New arrivals 204
  4. Departure to other parishes 174
  5. Departure to other diocese 12
  6. Other denominations 697

Anglican/Church of Bangladesh, Baptist etc.)

 

III. Sacraments

 

  1. Baptism 1,480
  2. First Communion 833
  3. Confirmation 944
  4. Marriage: 390
  5. Catholic-Catholic 381
  6. Catholic-non Catholic                                           9
  7. Death 247

 

  1. Personnel working in the Diocese

 

  1. Priests                                                                     61

Local Diocesan                                                        49

Foreign: PIME Missionary                                         5

Local Religious: Jesuit                                               3

Local Religious: OMI                                                 2

Foreign Salesian                                                         2

 

  1. Sisters:                                                                    98

Local:                                                                     94

Foreign:                                                                    4

Congregations: PIME, SC, CIC, SMRA, RNDM, MC,

SSMI and MPda

Perpetually professed:                                             42

Temporary:                                                                2

13

  1. Lay Leaders :

Catechists (full time): 28 Married: 27 Unmarried: 01

Prayer Leaders:  310 Married      : 278 Unmarried: 32

Religious Teachers: 25 Married: 19 Unmarried:  05

 

  1. Seminarians:

 

  1. Diocesan: 121

Minor:                                                                  56

Intermediate-Degree:                                           49

Major:                                                                   16

  1. Religious (for priesthood): 51

Congregation(s): CSC, OMI, SJ, TOR and SDB    27

College & University:                                           18

Major:                                                                   06                                                4

  1. Religious (for Brotherhood): 03

Congregation(s): CSC                                           02

College & University:

Major:

 

  1. Charitable & social Institutions

     Institutions                            Number      Beneficiaries

 

Dispensaries                           12                22,431

Sick Assistances Centre          1                  5,445

T.B. Centre                             4                  798

Leprosy                                  –                  –

Boarding                                25                1,368

Sewing Centre                        3                  110

Vocational Trade Schools      2                  620

N.F.P. Centre                          3                  140

Ideal Village                           7                  32

Homes for handicrafts           2                  147

Christian College hostel          1                  26

Others

 

VII. Organizations, Associations, Movements:

     Name                                     Number      Members

 

Parish Council                        18                369

Credit Union                          19                15,724

SVP                                        17                871

Legion of Mary                      22                1,105

Holy Childhood                     21                8,970

YCS                                       17                1,189

BCSM                                    6                  159

Alter Boys                              19                464

Jubo Shangha                         13                686

Capitanio                                3                  90

Khudro Pushpa Shangha        2                  47

Paribar Kalyan Songha           5                  207

St. Monica/Ann/ Joachim       6                  76

Charismatic Group                 –                  –

Rosary Movement                  –                  –

YMCA                                   1                  60

CWAB                                   1                  65

Dorson Program                     –                  –

 

VIII. Educational Institutions with numerical statistics

 

KG-II Boys 1,480 Girls 1,423 Total 2,903
  Catholic 823 Catholic 805 Total 1,628
  Non-Catholic 131 Non-Catholic 176 Total 307
  Non-Christian 463 Non-Christian 414 Total 877

 

III-V Boys 1,381 Girls 1,313 Total 2,694
  Catholic 701 Catholic 720 Total 1,421
  Non-Catholic 120 Non-Catholic 132 Total 252
  Non-Christian 180 Non-Christian 141 Total 321

 

VI-VII Boys 2,059 Girls 1,661 Total 3,720
  Catholic 704 Catholic 694 Total 1,398
  Non-Catholic 503 Non-Catholic 312 Total 815
  Non-Christian 800 Non-Christian 600 Total 1,400

 

VIII-X Boys 930 Girls 842 Total 1,772
  Catholic 317 Catholic 412 Total 729
  Non-Catholic 226 Non-Catholic 114 Total 340
  Non-Christian 388 Non-Christian 315 Total 703

 

1. Catholic Boys 2,545 Girls 2,631 Total 5,176
2. Non-Catholic Boys 980 Girls 734 Total 1,714
3. Non-Christian Boys 1,831 Girls 1,470 Total 3.301
  Total 10,191

Others:

Number of Catholic Families According to Parish

1. Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church, Andharkota 729
2. Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Beneedwar 1,567
3. Catholic Church, Bhutahara 515
4. Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Bonpara 1,070
5. St. Francis Xavier’s Church, Bhabanipur 350
6. Good Shepherd Cathedral Church, Baganpara 1,211
7. King of Peace Church, Chandpukur 1,651
8. St. Francis Xavier’s Church, Foilzana 329
9. Mary, Queen Assumed into Heaven Church, Gopalpur 253
10. Ave Maria Church, Gulta 199
11. St. Paul’s Church, Katadanga 438
12. St. Don Bosco Church, Lokhikul 157
13. Maria Virgo Potens Church, Borni 1,767
14. St. Anthony’s Church, Mohipara 418
15. S. Rita’s Church, Mothurapur 618
16. St. John Mary Vianney’s Church, Mundumala 1,161
17. Mary, Mother and Protectress Church, Nobai Bot Tola 462
18. St. Joseph’s Church, Rohonpur 750
19. Presentation of Our Lord Church, Surshunipara 1,950
20 St. Fabrice’s Church and Dialogue Center, Natore 5
21 Emmaus Catholic Church, Bogra 51
22 Sacred Heart of Jesus Church, Sirajgonj 18
23 St. Thoma’s Catholic Church, Delwabari 29
Total Catholic Families = 15,698

 

 

 

ANNUAL RETURN OF THE PARISH