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Rev. S. E. C. Devasahayam
Bishop

Thoothukudi Nazareth Diocese

Our parent Diocese is the Tirunelveli Diocese. Due to its size, Thoothukudi - Nazareth Diocese was made independent for the ease of administration on 25th October 2003.


Statistics

Total number of Baptized

1,71,556

Total number of Communicants

1,27,336

Total number of Clergy

105

Total number of Churches

518

Total number of Pastorates

100

Total number of Councils

6

Total number of Institutions

44

Total number of Elementary Schools

242

Colleges

Margoschis College, Nazareth
Correspondent: Mr. P.P.R. Augustin
Principal : Prof. Mrs. Shanthi
mail : margoschiscollege@gmail.com
Ph. No. : 04639-277232, 277572

Pope College, Sawyerpuram
Correspondent: Mr. S.D.R. Ponseelan
Principal : Dr. A. Selvakumar
Email : popssym@yahoo.com
Ph. No. : 04630-273233, 273774


Bishop Caldwell College, Thoothukudi
Correspondent: Mr. J. S. Devarajan
Principal : Dr. T. Chibi Chelliah
Email : caldwellcoll@yahoo.in
Ph. No. : 0461-2271518, 2271868

C.S.I. Jeyaraj Annapackiam Engineering College, Nazareth
Correspondent: Mr. A. M. Vijayaraja
Principal : Prof. S. Jeyakumar
Email : principal@jacsice.in
Ph. No. : 04639-279905, 279906


Pope Engineering College, Sawyerpuram
Correspondent: D.K.M. Johnson
Principal : Prof. Mrs. Jabhynth


Teacher Training Institute

St. John's Teacher Training Institute, Nazareth
Correspondent: Mrs. Jessie Joyson
Principal : Mrs. Lydia Gracemoni
Email : stjohnsnaz@yahoo.com
Ph. No. : 04639-277341


Diocesan Officers


Rev. S. G. Lourdhuraj Jeyasingh

Vice-Chairman

CSI St. Patrick's Church, Vadakkur,
Thoothukudi-628001.

0461 2329174 (office)
0461 2321074 (R)
09486284590
vicechairman@csitnd.org

Rev. J. S. Devaraj Gnanasingh

Clerical Secretary

CSI St. Peter's Parsonage, 
Shunmugapuram.
Thoothukudi-628002

0461-2323176
09865042397
csitnd@bsnl.in

Mr. S. D. K. Rajan

Lay Secretary

16, Manakavalan Street, 
Thoothukudi.628001.

09443756600
rajantuticorin@gmail.com


Mr. D. Mohanraj Arumainayagam

Treasurer

1600/36, 5th Street,
Kurinji Nagar, 
Thothukudi.628002.

0461-2331611 (Office)
0461 - 2328408
09443745708
09842145708
mohanrajarumainayagam@gmail.com

News & Events

News
  • Thoothukudi – Nazareth Diocese of the Church of South India (CSI) celebrated the CSI DAY
  • Thoothukudi – Nazareth Diocese of the Church of South India (CSI) celebrated the CSI DAY
  • Thoothukudi – Nazareth Diocese of the Church of South India (CSI) celebrated the CSI DAY
  • Thoothukudi – Nazareth Diocese of the Church of South India (CSI) celebrated the CSI DAY
  • Thoothukudi – Nazareth Diocese of the Church of South India (CSI) celebrated the CSI DAY
  • Thoothukudi – Nazareth Diocese of the Church of South India (CSI) celebrated the CSI DAY
  • Thoothukudi – Nazareth Diocese of the Church of South India (CSI) celebrated the CSI DAY
  • Thoothukudi – Nazareth Diocese of the Church of South India (CSI) celebrated the CSI DAY
  • Thoothukudi – Nazareth Diocese of the Church of South India (CSI) celebrated the CSI DAY
  • Thoothukudi – Nazareth Diocese of the Church of South India (CSI) celebrated the CSI DAY
  • Thoothukudi – Nazareth Diocese of the Church of South India (CSI) celebrated the CSI DAY
  • Thoothukudi – Nazareth Diocese of the Church of South India (CSI) celebrated the CSI DAY
  • Thoothukudi – Nazareth Diocese of the Church of South India (CSI) celebrated the CSI DAY
  • Thoothukudi – Nazareth Diocese of the Church of South India (CSI) celebrated the CSI DAY
  • Thoothukudi – Nazareth Diocese of the Church of South India (CSI) celebrated the CSI DAY
  • Thoothukudi – Nazareth Diocese of the Church of South India (CSI) celebrated the CSI DAY
  • Thoothukudi – Nazareth Diocese of the Church of South India (CSI) celebrated the CSI DAY
  • Thoothukudi – Nazareth Diocese of the Church of South India (CSI) celebrated the CSI DAY
  • Thoothukudi – Nazareth Diocese of the Church of South India (CSI) celebrated the CSI DAY
  • Thoothukudi – Nazareth Diocese of the Church of South India (CSI) celebrated the CSI DAY

Thoothukudi – Nazareth Diocese of the Church of South India (CSI) celebrated the CSI DAY

The Thoothukudi – Nazareth Diocese of the Church of South India (CSI) celebrated the CSI DAY 2018 in the following six places of the Council Centers in Thoothukudi – Nazareth Diocese on 23rd September 2018 as ‘Cultural Fest’ under the theme of ‘Pilgrim Journey toward forgiveness and reconciliation’.

1.      Canon Margoschis Church Council – Nazareth

2.      Dr G U Pose Church Council – Sawerpuram

3.      Bishop Robert Caldwell Church Council – Tuticorin

4.      Rev T G Ragland Church Council – Koilpatti

5.      Evg Thavethu Sundaranathanar Church Council – Mudalur

6.      Rev John Thomas Church Council – Megnanapuram

The celebration was carefully planned and conducted with the united efforts of all the clergy and Church Council members. Active participation of all Churches as the hallmark of the day. Prayer, message and the subsequent cultural programs glorified the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and united all the participants. In which, the historic time line of events to unite CSI and core concept of ‘Unity in diversity’ was explained by the eminent spoke person. The Vision and Mission of the CSI has explained through special event. Particularly, there was a skit about tranquebar Manifesto and 20 joint committees by the parish participations. The special message has been given on the theme of ‘That They All May be One.’

 

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Diocesan Office
Thoothukudi Nazareth Diocese,
Caldwell HSS Campus, 100, Beach Road,
Thoothukudi 628001

0461-2329408
0461-2328408
csitnd@bsnl.in

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