News and Events

The Regional Executive Committee for Youth had a council meeting at Good Shepherd Church, Bagdogra from 18th to 19th January, 2016.

The Youth Commission organized a Bible Quiz and Talent show Competition at Chetana from 30th to 31st January, 2016.

The Claretines celebrated Pongal Festival in the St. Claret School, Sahanagar on 12th January, 2016.

St. Claret School, Sahanagar, conducted a Burdwan District Inter-Schools Football Tournament on 9th January, 2016.

Loreto Convent School observed their Foundress Day as “Mary Ward Week” from 23rd to 30th January, 2016.

Loreto Convent School celebrates Silver Jubilee of their Teachers Mrs. J. George and Miss A. Dattani on 14th January, 2016.

The Annual Prize Distribution Day is organized by St. Joseph’s Convent Higher Secondary School, Chittaranjan on 29th January 2016.

THE TERESIAN CARMELITES SET UP A SPECIAL SCHOOL: The Congregation of the Teresian Carmelites (CTC) celebrated 150 years of their foundation on 20th February, 2016 with a solemn thanksgiving Eucharistic service and the inauguration of a newly built school known as Eliswan Kids.

HOLY CHILDHOOD DAY: Holy Childhood Day was celebrated on 14th February, 2016 with zeal and cheer at Kristo Jyoti Church, Kurmun.

REGIONAL PASTORAL COUNCIL MEETING IN ASANSOL: The Regional Pastoral Council meeting was hosted by the Asansol Diocese on 18th February, 2016 organized by Fr. Panneer Selvam, the Deputy Secretary to the Regional Bishops of West Bengal, with the help of local religious communities and lay people of Asansol.

SEMINAR ON HEALTH PROMOTION: On 30th January, 2016, a one day seminar was organized at Bishop’ House, Asansol. The seminar was conducted by the founding member of the Health Promotion Trust, Fr. Rocky Banz from the Archdiocese of Bombay.

ASANSOL DIOCESAN PRIESTS ANNUAL MEETING: The Asansol Diocesan Priests had their Annual Meeting at Jeevandhara, Raiganj from 11th to 13th January, 2016. Fr. Stephen S.J. was the resource person for the meeting and his session was on “The Role of Priests during the Jubilee Year of Mercy”.

Rev. Fr. Valerian Fernandes died on February 6, 2016 and buried at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Asansol on February 9, 2016. May his soul rest in peace!

Rev. Fr. Alwyn Fernandes died on January 4, 2016 and buried at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Asansol on January 6, 2016. May his soul rest in peace!

Birth Days

25 April 1982 Fr. Fr. Dipak Digal

05 July 1978 Fr. Nilu Murmu

10 May 1978 r. Bishu Besra

31 July 1986 Fr. Vincent Rony

29. Dec 1985 Fr. Abraham

14-Jan-1970 Fr. Dolphy Mathias

17-Jan-1966 Fr. Edward Louis

19-Jan-1975 Fr. Thomas Marandi

02-Feb-1972 Fr. Anthony Raj A.

04-Feb-1972 Fr. Clarence Bhaju

12-Feb-1980 Fr. Mangal Tudu

24-Feb-1958 Fr. Henry Rodrigues

04-Mar-1975 Fr. Devaraj A.

11-Apr-1945 Bishop Cyprian Monis

22-Apr-1980 Fr. Siluvai Kumar

02-May-1971 Fr. J. Peter

09-May-1948 Fr. Robert DSouza

13-May-1973 Fr. Anand Raj

15-May-1971 Fr. Harshavardhan Majhi

24-May-1976 Fr. Michael Dias

30-May-1975 Fr. Arbind Tirkey

05-Jun-1975 Fr. Avinash Kumar

07-Jul-1974 Fr. D. Antony

23-Jul-1967 Fr. Aruldass Lourdu

23-Jul-1975 Fr. Sebastian Joseph

04-Aug-1980 Fr. Britto De Stephen

06-Aug-1976 Fr. Martin Behara

15-Aug-1962 Fr. Elias Frank

21-Aug-1977 Fr. Roshan Suares

30-Aug-1975 Fr. Ananth Kumar

03-Sep-1950 Fr. Antony Lobo

03-Sep-1957 Fr. Ignatius Philo Sarto

09-Sep-1979 Fr. Rahul Sequiera

12-Sep-1968 Fr. Linus Toppo

14-Sep-1973 Fr. Wilfred Monis

17-Sep-1974 Fr. Jayabalan M. Raj

23-Sep-1952 Fr. Sebastian Rodrigues

25-Sep-1971 Fr. Rajsekhar Varre

01-Oct-1952 Fr. Lawrence R. Sah

03-Oct-1971 Fr. Thomas Tete

09-Oct-1972 Fr. Francis Badugu

14-Oct-1971 Fr. Stephen A. Toppo

26-Oct-1976 Fr. Arvind Kumar Negi

30-Oct-1947 Fr. Gerald Machado

31-Oct-1969 Fr. Wilson Fernandes

09-Dec-1956 Fr. Cyprian Pinto

20-Dec-1969 Fr. Xavier Pandian

25-Dec-1970 Fr. Irudaya Doss

Educational Institutions:

Higher Secondary School


1. St. Patrick's High Secondary School (Boys)

G.T. Road, Asansol-713301


Roll Strength 1718
No. of Catholics 112
Teaching Staff 56
No. of Catholics 32
Director Br. Franck Gale
Headmaster/Headmistress Mrs. Seema Paul
Admission Catholics: April Others: April


2. St. Maria Goretti Higher Secondary School (Girls)

S.B. Gorai Road, Asansol-713304 Tel-0341-2202859

Roll Strength 3601
No. of Catholics 190
Teaching Staff 50
No. of Catholics 20
Headmaster/Headmistress Sr. Sadhana, DSA
Admission Third Week of April

3. Loreto Convent High School, Asansol

G.T. Road, Asansol-713301


E-mail: dgp Lorasn@sancharnet. In

Roll Strength 1192
No. of Catholics 217
Teaching Staff 42
Non-Teaching staff 05
No. of Catholics 05
Principal Sr. Phyllis Morris, I.B.V. M.
Admission Catholics: December. Others: March.
Name of the Sisters in the Institution: Sr. Phyllis Morris
Sr. Evelyn O’Connor
Sr. Jude Hales
Sr. Deepa Biswas
Sr. Monica D’Rozario.


4. Carmel High School, D.S.P. (Girls)

Township, Guru Nanak Road, Durgapur-713210


E-mail:dgp Carmel@hotmail. Com

Roll Strength 1488
No. of Catholics 28
Teaching Staff 41
No. of Catholics 07
Principal Sr. M.Annice .A.C.
Admission Second Week of December.
Name of the Sisters in the Institution: Sr. M. Annice A.C.
Sr. M. Realina A.C.
Sr. Marie Castelino A.C.
Sr. Anita Rose A.C.
Sr. M. Lily A.C.
Sr. M. Fidelis A.C.
Sr. M. Prithisha A.C.


5. St. Xavier’s School, Burdwan

Tel- 0342-2646846


Roll Strength 1330
No. of Catholics 36
Teaching Staff 42
No. of Catholics 12
Non-Teaching staff 14
No. of Catholics 07
Admission Catholics: April Others: April
Name of the Priest/Brothers/Sisters
in the Institution:
Fr. Alexander S.J.
Fr. Peter S.J.
Bro. Thomas D. S.J.
Sr. B. Mary
Sr. Flavia Bara
Sr. Felicita Beck


6. St. Vincent’s School, Asansol

Hill View Park,Asansol-713304


Roll Strength 1738
No. of Catholics 77
Teaching Staff 52
No. of Catholics 39
Director Brother Gale F
Headmaster/Headmistress Mr. Francis Gomes
Admission March.

Co- Education High Schools


1. St. Joseph’s Convent School, Chittaranjan

D-26, Ashoke Avenue



Roll Strength 1500
No. of Catholics 150
Teaching Staff 60
No. of Catholics 30
Principal Sr. Caron B.S.
Admission March


2. St. Francis Xavier English Medium Schoool

C/o Francis Xavier Church

Near Water Filter House

Andal-P.O. Dist- Burdwan-713304


Roll Strength 126
No. of Catholics 25
Teaching Staff 08
No. of Catholics 06
Headmaster/Headmistress Fr. Aloysius Vanigasooriya
Admission December & January


3. St. Teresa’s School, Makrampur

Makrampur, Bolpur Dist:731204


Roll Strength 580
No. of Catholics 100
Teaching Staff 14
No. of Catholics 07
Headmaster/Headmistress Sr. Jessie, C.T.C.
Admission April


4. Claret Vidyapeeth, Sahanagar

Dist- Burdwan


Roll Strength 75
No. of Catholics 30
Headmaster/Headmistress Fr. Arockiasamy, CMF
Admission February

5. St. Phillomena Hindi Primary School, Andal

P.O. Andal, Burdwan



Roll Strength 310
No. of Catholics 10
Teaching Staff 11
No. of Catholics 10
Headmaster/Headmistress Sr. Shanti DSA
Admission February

High School for (Girls)


1. Carmel Convent High School, M.A.M.C.

Township, Durgapur-713210


E-mail: dgp

Roll Strength 1301
No. of Catholics 15
Teaching Staff 36
No. of Catholics 06
Principal Sr. Agnelita, A.C
Admission For K.G. I (December ), K.G.-II VIII (March)


2. St. Maria Goretti School, Jyotinagar

Kalipahari, Asansol, Dist-Burdwan


Roll Strength 338
Teaching Staff 11
No. of Catholics 10
Headmaster/Headmistress Sr. Mukta DSA.
Admission March

High School for (Boys )


1. St. Joseph’s High School, Asansol

G.T. Road, Asansol-713301


Roll Strength 938
No. of Catholics 95
Teaching Staff 20
No. of Catholics 12
Headmaster/Headmistress Fr. Joseph Peter.
Admission April


2. St. Xavier’s School, Durgapur

A.B.L. Township, Bidhanagar-713206



Roll Strength 1937
No. of Catholics 53
Teaching Staff 56
No. of Catholics 13
Principal Fr. Devassy, S.J.
Admission March/April

Nursery / K.G. / Primary


1. St. Anne’s Primary School, Burdwan

Balidanga, Sukanto Pally, P.O. Sripally-713103


Roll Strength 267
No. of Catholics 56
Teaching Staff 01
No. of Catholics 01
Headmaster/Headmistress Sr. Ratna DSA.
Admission March


2. St. Anthony’s School, Burnpur

St. Anthony’s Church, P.O. Burnpur


Roll Strength 132
No. of Catholics 01
Teaching Staff 03
Headmaster/Headmistress Fr. Lawrence Sah
Admission February


3. Holy child Primary School, Kalna

Kanasaripara, P.O. Kalna, Burdwan Dist713409


Roll Strength 209
No. of Catholics 04
Teaching Staff 08
Headmaster/Headmistress Sr. Elamma
Admission March


4. Sacred Heart Nursery School, asansol

G.T. Road. P.O.Asansol



Roll Strength 260
No. of Catholics 20
Teaching Staff 04
No. of Catholics 04
Headmaster/Headmistress Sr. Regi, SSH
Admission February


5. Holy family primary School, Nuta

Orgram P.O. P.S. Bhata

Burdwan dist.-713167


Roll Strength 164
No. of Catholics 130
Teaching Staff 07
No. of Catholics 06
Headmaster/Headmistress Sr. Sujatha, C.S.S.T.
Admission March/April


6. Fatima Primary School, Asansol

G.T.Road, Asansol, P.O. Dist- Burdwan 713301

Roll Strength 250
No. of Catholics 07
Teaching Staff 06
No. of Catholics 06
Headmaster/Headmistress Sr. Geraldine, M.C.
Admission March


7. St. John’s School, Burnpur

Chhotadigaria, New Town, Burnpur-713325 (1967)


Roll Strength 70
No. of Catholics 04
Headmaster/Headmistress Sr. Vidya, SSH
Admission April


8. St. Joseph’s Primary School, Asansol

G.T. Road, P.O. Asansol, Dist-Burdwan-713301


Roll Strength 872
No. of Catholics 59
Teaching Staff 16
No. of Catholics 16
Headmaster/Headmistress Sr. Regi, SSH
Admission April


9. St. Joseph’s Hindi Primary School, Chittaranjan,


Roll Strength 300
No. of Catholics 20
Teaching Staff 11
No. of Catholics 11
Headmaster/Headmistress Sr. Margaret Mary, B.S.
Admission April


10. Shanti Sadan, Bankura

Mirga, Village, P.O. Karra Via-Chhatna

Dist- Bankura


Roll Strength 110
No. of Catholics 30
Teaching Staff 14
No. of Catholics 06
Headmaster/Headmistress Fr. Julian Das sj.
Admission Any time


11. St. Maria Goretti School

G.T. Road, Asansol-713304


Roll Strength 1910
No. of Catholics 96
Teaching Staff 28
No. of Catholics 24
Headmaster/Headmistress Sr. Kamla DSA.
Admission Catholics : Third Week of April, Others: Last Week of April


12. Rosa Mystica Church School


Roll Strength 106
No. of Catholics 10
Teaching Staff 07
No. of Catholics 07
Headmaster/Headmistress Sr.Pushpa
Admission March


13. St. Joseph’s School



Roll Strength 59
No. of Catholics 13
Teaching Staff 02
No. of Catholics 02
Headmaster/Headmistress Fr. Alwyn Fernandes
Admission January


14. St. Maria Goretti Primary School

G.T. Road, Asansol


Roll Strength 1910
No. of Catholics 95
Teaching Staff 28
No. of Catholics 14
Headmaster/Headmistress Sr. Kamla DSA.
Admission Catholics: Third Week of April, Others : Last Week of April

Others Institution

1. St. Vincent’s Junior Technical School,Asansol

Hill View Park


Tel-0341-2280880/9434155455 (M)

E-mail: vincents

Roll Strength 236
No. of Catholics 41
Teaching Staff 24
No. of Catholics 12
Admission April & July