St.Francis De Sales Parish Hamren
 
St.Francis De Sales Parish Hamren was established in the year 1987. This parish was bifurcated from Sojong parish.  Fr. Sebatian Sdb was appointed as the Parish Priest. He tirelessly worked for the continued growth of the parish in spite of the initial difficulties. This parish was handed over to the Missionaries of St. Francis De Sales in the year 1990. In the same year Franciscan Clarist Sisters (FCC) came to the parish to assist in the mission works. The Hamren area is being inhabited by the Karbis, the Pnars and the Garos. Don Bosco School was established in 1988 in order to address the problem of lack of education. This school is an instrumental in imparting value education to the children of the area. There are four village schools at Nongjrong, Rongbongbong, Langhenpi and Rumphum run by the Parish. The parish has two hostels to facilitate the education of the children from the interior villages. The parish consists of 25 villages with the catholic Population of 1757.
Names of the Villages & Units
No.
Name
Family
Distance
1.
Umdap
13
18 Kms
2.
Langteng    
3
30 Kms
3.
Langkar -om
18
3 Kms
4.
Larsing
3
15 Kms
5.
Lumrut
7
40 Kms
6.
Langsomepi
3
12 Kms
7.
Langkerdang
7
40 Kms
8.
Langkoroi
4
35 Kms
9.
Umchira
12
15 Kms
10.
Jaidhipur
4
25Kms
11.
Badong    
8
17 Kms
12.
Tahpat
12
35 kms
13.
Rumphum
9
37 kms
14.
Rongpangbong
15
30 kms
15.
Rupai
12
45 kms
16.
Nonjrong
56
32 kms
17.
Longpai
16
22 kms
18.
Uzjandonka
1
5 kms
19.
Langmekang
1
7 kms
20.
Langhempi
18
30 kms
21.
Madanmeini
42
25 kms
22.
Puchimlangso
36
10 Kms
23.
Inghimlangso
15
8 Kms
24.
L Terang Village
7
6 Kms
25.
Garofamilies (Hameren)
24
 
 
 
Parish Priest
Assistant
Parish Priest
 
Parish Priests
01.
Fr. Sebastian Sdb

1987 – 1989

02.
Fr. Anthony Roy Sdb

1989

03.
Fr. Job Karikarikampally Msfs
1990 – 1994
04.
Fr. Kurian Ovelil Msfs

1994 – 1998

05.
Fr. Stephan Marayikulam Msfs
1998 – 2000
06.
Fr. John Bosco Khakha Msfs
2000 – 2006
07.
Jacob Mattathil Msfs
2006 -         
 
Assistant priests:
01.
Fr. Sudhir John Kullu Msfs

1996 – 1998

02.
Fr. Athanas Kerkatta Msfs

1998 – 1999

03.
Fr. Mulkius Tirkey Msfs
1999 – 2002
04.
Fr. Stephan Pou  Msfs

2002 – 2003

05.
Fr. Thomas Kochupurathanath Msfs
2003 – 2007
06.
Fr. Thomas Arackal Msfs
2006 –        
 
Mass Timings
Sundays:

8.30 Am (Karbi)

Week days:

6.30AM (English)

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