Roman Catholic Diocese of Chingleput
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Parish Choir Masters Meet on 19th November 2017 at Diocesan Pastoral Centre, Chingleput | Altar Servers Rally (St. Thomas Mount Vicariate) on 19th November 2017 at St. Patrick's Church, St. Thomas Mount | Altar Servers Rally (Tambaram Vicariate) on 26th November 2017 at Good Shepherd Church, Guduvancherry | Diaconate Ordination on 30th November 2017 at St. Joseph's Minor Seminary, Bishop's House Campus, Chingleput | Altar Servers Rally (Palavakkam) on 03rd December 2017 at Sagaya Madha Church, Medavakkam |

Welcome to the Diocese of Chingleput

The Diocese of Chingleput is made out of the entire civil district of Kancheepuram in the State of Tamil Nadu, India. The diocese of Chengleput when carved out from the Archdiocese of Madras Mylapore had 64 parishes and has grown over the years to 94 parishes along with 2 independent shrines viz. St. Thomas National Shrine and Mazhai Malai Madha Shrine.

Chengleput was declared as an independent new diocese by His Holiness late John Paul II on the 19th July 2002. Preparations for the carving out the new diocesan territory was initiated in 1987 by Most Rev. Dr. G. Casimir Gnanathikam SJ, the then Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Madras Mylapore. The…

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Most Rev Dr A Neethinathan
Bishop of Chingleput

Catholic Bishop's House,
Thimmavaram, Kancheepuram Road
Chingleput - 603 101
Tamil Nadu.

044 - 27 42 66 49
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