St. Francis Xavier Parish, Haflong
 
The Mission of Haflong was initially run by the Holy Cross Fathers. In the year 1952 Haflong was raised to the status of a Prefecture Apostolic, with Mons. Gomes Breens as the first Prefect Apostolic. This Haflong Prefecture Apostolic was raised to the status of a Diocese on 26th June 1968 with the Episcopal See at Silchar. In July 1974 Lt. Fr. Peter Bianchi Sdb was appointed parish priest of Haflong.The area is mainly inhabited by the Dimasas, the Zeme Nagas, the Hmars, the Kukis, the Hranckha, the Pnars, the Karbis, the Adivasis and the Nepalis. St. Agnes’ Convent and School were established in the year 1918. The locality began to see a better future with the establishment of Don Bosco High school at Halflong in the year 1977.  The Salesians true to their charism established number of other schools as sub – centres at Mahur, Asalu, Laisong  and Harangajao. This parish is assisted by three religious women congregations. They are Congregation of Our Lady of the Missions (RNDM), Visitation sisters of Don Bosco (VSDB) and   Missionary sisters Servant of the Holy Spirit (SSpS). Holy Spirit Hospital was established by Holy Spirit Sisters in the year 2006. The parish consists of 13 Catholic villages with the population of 2200.
Names of the Villages & Units
No.
Name
Family
Distance
1.
Jajinca    
8
8 Kms
2.
Mahur      
24
35 Kms
3.
Moterio
4
38 Km
4.
Khomonum
3
37 Kms
5.
Tunjang
11
52 Kms
6.
Asalu
26
48 Kms
7.
Laisong
27
62 Kms
8.
Hangrum
5
73 Kms
9.
Namringram
11
110 kms
10.
Baladon     
13
114 kms
11.
Harangajao        
2
45 kms
 
 
 
Parish Priest
Assistant
Parish Priest
Assistant
Parish Priest
 
Parish Priests
01.
Lt. Fr. Peter Bianchi, Sdb 

1974 – 1979

02.
Lt. Fr. Mathew Kadauunkau, Sdbl

1979 – 1983

03.
Fr. Sunny Palathinkall, Sdb
1983 – 1988
04.
Fr. Tomy Anikuzhikattil, Sdb

1988 – 1992

05.
Fr. Jose K.J. Sdb
1993 – 2003
06.
Fr. Sebastian Kuricheal, Sdb
2003
 
Assistant priests:
01.
Lt. Fr. Alexis Senghura, Sdb

 

02.
Fr.  Jacob, Sdb

 

03.
Fr. P.A. Thomas, Sdb
04.
Fr. Edmond Lakra, Sdb

       

05.
Fr. Chackochan, Sdb  
06.
Fr. Emmanuel Marangar,  Sdb  
07.
Fr. Jose Nadakel Sdb  
08.
John Kharshandi, Sdb  
 
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