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CHAILENGTA

Established                       : 2021

Patron                               : St. Joseph

Parochial Administrator  : Fr. Thomas Pereira, CSC

Mobile                               : 9436463847

In 2006 late Fr. Mathew Ullattil CSC bought a land in Chailengta in view of establishing a School there. Bethany Sisters used to be frequent visitors to this place for evangelization work.  In 2013 Holy Cross Fathers opened a School in the house premises of Mr.Moshiram. Late Fr. Savarinathan CSC was appointed as the first Principal.  In February 2014, the VSDB Sisters arrived there to help in the Centre.  In November 2014 the School was shifted to the present premises.  In 2020 the VSDB Sisters left and in 2021, as the new Parish was being established, the SRA Sisters from Mumbai Province began their second Convent at Chailengta. The Parish was inaugurated on 21st February 2021, in the Year of St. Joseph, and Fr. Thomas Pereira, CSC, was appointed the first Parochial Administrator

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The beginning of the Catholic faith in Tripura dates back many centuries. Fr. Ignatius Gomes, a Jesuit priest made the first reference to the Christians of Mariamnagar in Agartala when he visited them in 1683. Fr. P. Barbe, the Pastor of Chittagong, visited Tripura in 1843. Holy Cross pioneering missionaries Fr. Louis Augustine Verite and Fr. Beboit Adolphe Mercier visited Agartala in 1856 and .... Read More »

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