Commissions

Anbium

Concentrates on creating Anbiams (Basic Christian Communities) in all villages of the Diocese. The secretary and his co-workers make periodical visits to encourage the faithful to live the spirit of…

Bible

Promotes the knowledge about the Bible among the faithful. Conducts seminar on the Bible for ordinary lay people in parishes. The commission organizes various programme for children to have…

Christhuva Vazhvurimai Iyakkam

To develop the social and political leadership among the Christian community and to ensure their democratic participation, thus protect and promote their rights the Tamil Nadu Bishops Council has evolved…

Commission for Catechetics

Responsible for school catechism and Sunday catechism in the parishes. Conducts various seminars for teachers on catechism and examinations to the students. This commission is also catering to the non…

Communication

Through the means of social communication the commission strives to spread the Word of God, to preserve and promote Christian and Tamil culture. The commission is involved in conducting awareness…

Dialogue

This is a commission consisting members of various religions. These members come together periodically and discuss ways and means of deepening relationship among people of different religions. Besides such discussions,…

Ecumenism

Organises joint services of worship among different Churches and Communities. Strives to promote unity among Christians in facing some social challenges. Conducts ecumenical prayer services, fasting etc. Gives special stress…

Education

This commission consists of 65 primary schools, 23 middle schools, 10 High Schools and 4 higher secondary schools, all aided by Tamilnadu Government and abides by the rules and regulations…

Evangelization

Involved in spreading the Word of God through direct and indirect evangelization. This is done by house visits, prayer meetings and gospel conventions with the help of prayer groups and…

Family Welfare

Primarily engaged in offering pre-marital preparation courses for the would be brides and grooms. It also conducts seminars for married people. Besides, the commission renders service to the faithful in…

Health Care

It focuses on the health care of the people, not only of the sound body but also the mind and the soul. Through 22 primary health care centres, supervised by…