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PITRA

Established             : 08-18- 2020

Patron                     : ST. JOSEPH

Parish Priest           : Fr. Joseph Palamthattel, SDB

The new Parish, henceforth to be called St. Joseph Parish Pitra, located at Pitra Bazar P.O., within the boundaries mentioned below, which shall be bifurcated from Bishramganj Parish and with territory from Tuikarmaw Parish, shall come into effect on 8th August 2021. The patronal feast of St. Joseph Spouse of Mary is to be celebrated annually on 19th March. The existing Catholic mothas under Bishramganj Parish, namely, Pitrakami, Raio, Twirupa, Muithulwng, Saimarua, Thelakung, 3 No. Colony, Makukcherra, Kuar, Tholibari, Sukmohanpara, Shonkola, Dak kami, Pushkini, Rainabari, Darjeeling, Thum, Torbang and Baraikapla, will be under the new Parish of Pitra. 

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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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