Lead Thou me on... Cathedral Church of Bijnor – a landmark of Kotdwar and a temple for all! Cathedral Church of Bijnor – a landmark of Kotdwar and a temple for all! The Shepherd's tent at Kotdwar –the gateway to the hills of Garhwal! The crew of Bijnor with the captain! 'A Healthy mind in a healthy body'; students in perfect unison, seek divine blessings before the day starts – school assembly in Bijnor! Asha Dweep – an oasis for the uniquely and differently-abled at Badapur! Leprosy Eradication Mission at work with the slogan constant on their lips, 'Leprosy is Curable' Kho River – borderlines the picturesque fabric of Kotdwar Town! Beyond the reach of cultivators and harvesters –terraced fields, the granary of Garhwal Himalaya! Winding roads, terraced fields, gorgeous rivers and cliffy mountains – a typical landscape of Bijnor! Reservoir of power and life for the millions – the catchment area of Tehri Hydroelectric Project! The eternal sleeping beauty – the snow-clad mountains of Garhwal Himalaya! Lifeline of the Garhwal Himalaya – very often gentle, sometimes marauding! Suffocating close with people, animals and fodder, yet spacious – the warmth of a Garhwal village!Unmoved mountains constantly sanctified by the holy waters- the Ganges! 'But I have promises to keep, and miles to go before I sleep'

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Welcome to the Diocese of Bijnor


Catholic Diocese of Bijnor The ecclesiastical unit of Bijnor was created as an Apostolic Exarchate on 23 March 1972 by the papal bull "Beatorum Apostolorum" of Pope Paul VI and was entrusted to the Sacred Heart province of the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate for the work of evangelization and Rev. Fr Gratian Mundadan cmi was appointed the Apostolic Exarch. The Apostolic exarchate of Bijnor was bifurcated from the diocese of Meerut. It consists of the civil districts of Bijnor (excluding the tehsil of Dhampur), Pauri, Tehri, Uttarkashi and Chamoli of the then state of Uttar Pradesh.
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Cardinal George Alencherry
Bishop John Vadakel
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Directory 2014

Directory of the Diocese of Bijnor was published.
Diocesan Day 2014

Diocesan Day 2014
Relief work going on among Flood affected victimes

A Report on Flash Floods, Uttarakhand