Welcome to R.C Latin Catholic Diocese of Sultanpet, Palakkad

The total welfare of the people is our goal. To achieve this goal we plan to involve fully conducting programmes and animation activities to make the people develop spiritually (God-fearing people), socially (concern for each other), pastorally (rooted in Christian faith) and economically (become self-sufficient). We are also concentrating on the education of the poor and orphan children; taking up programmes for the health care of the people. We also give the people political awareness that they may know well of the political intricacies of the society, that they may responsibly use their political right in the society. …


CCBI Chairman for Bible

Feb / 05 / 2019

Our Bishop: Most Rev. Dr. Antonysamy Peter Abir, in the CCBI Plenary Assembly held in January, is elected the Chairman for the CCBI Commission for Bible. We congratulate him and wish him all the best.

Blessing & Laying the Foundation Stone

Oct / 01 / 2018

The laying the foundation stone for St. Paul’s Primary School (English Medium) was held at Kozjinjampara on Friday 21 September.

Blessing of the Adoration Chapel & Grotto

Oct / 01 / 2018

Our Bishop blessed and inaugurated the adoration chapel and the grotto of our Lady of Lourdes at Menonpara on Friday 14 September.


New Church at Ottapalam

Feb / 05 / 2019

There was no parish church since fifty years of the erection of the parish at Ottapalam which was looked after by the Diocese of Calicut;

Release of a New Book

Feb / 05 / 2019

His Eminence Oswald Gracias, CCBI President, released the book: My Encounter with Christ, written by our Bishop on 10 January 2019. The First copies received by His Excellency Most Rev. Archbishop Giambattista Diquattro,

Bishop’s Message

Come Lord Jesus!

The frequent prayer during the time of advent is ‘Come Lord Jesus’! This is the prayer found at the end of the book of Apocalypse (22:20). The persecuted Christians under the draconic rule of the Roman Emperor Domitian in the end of the first century of Christian era (86-95) were very much in need of encouragement and consolation.


By now most of us know that the Holy Father Francis has convoked a jubilee year to be called the Holy Year of Mercy. It will begin Dec. 8, 2015 the Solemnity of the Immaculate Conception, and end Nov. 20, 2016, the Solemnity of Christ the King…


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