The Mary Help of Christians Jirikydeng
 
The Mary Help of Christians parish in Jirikydeng was started in the year1985. Fr. P.J. Thomas Sdb was the first parish priest.  The area is inhabited by the people belong to three Major tribes such as  Karbis, Khasi Pnars and Garos. The locality was blessed with the establishment of Don Bosco School in the year 1986.  This school brought about a ray of hope to the hearts of the people about a better future for their children. This parish has two sub-centres at Kheroni and Dainler. These two areas are presently looked after by sisters. They take care of the education of the children in the area. The names of the Schools as Pope Paul VIth  Memorial school- Deinler & Don Bosco High School –Kheroni. The Parish also has two Hostels and a Dispensary. This parish has the service of three religious women congregations. They are Congregation of Mother of Carmel, Salesian Missionaries of Mary Immaculate &Visitation sisters of Don Bosco. The parish consists of 40Catholic villages with the population of 4000.
Names of the Villages & Units
No.
Name
Family
Distance
1.
Amreng  
20 Kms
2.
Arbon      
25 Kms
3.
Chirimlangso  
12 Kms
4.
Deinler  
13 Kms
5.
Lamarang  
22 Kms
6.
Jrikydeng  
0 Kms
7.
Jrilaskor  
8 Kms
8.
Khyndailiar
 
19 Kms
9.
Karbirongsopi
 
45 Kms
10.
Laher 
 
25 Kms
11.
Langsomepi     
 
8 Kms
12.
Lum – Mojem  
22 Kms
13.
Lumsajar  
25 Kms
14.
Madan – Nongkylla  
20 Kms
15.
Mojem – Mowlain  
18 Kms
16.
Moknor  
16 Kms
17.
Moluber  
25 Kms
18.
Morap  
45 Kms
19.
Moriap  
50 Kms
20.
Motha  
6 Kms
21.
Mothade  
24 Kms
22.
Mothaiarain  
26 Kms
23.
Phlang  
28 Kms
24.
Phle – phle  
20 Kms
25.
Psiar  
26 Kms
26.
Rongkhlang  
34 Kms
27.
Rongpharkong  
8 Kms
28.
Rongtharme  
12 Kms
29.
Rongtheang  
10 Kms
30.
Tibin  
9 Kms
31.
Umplung  
7 Kms
32.
Umsohlait  
27 Kms
33.
Wanpung  
29 Kms
34.
Kheroni  
35 Kms
35.
Langmepi  
32 Kms
36.
Maticola  
42 Kms
37.
Memaru  
45 Kms
38.
Watrejur  
40 Kms
39.
Lambapatar  
43 Kms
40.
Edenbiri  
46 Kms
 
 
 
 
Parish Priest
 
Assistant
Parish Priest
 
Parish Priests
01.
Fr. P. J. Thomas Sdb

1985 – 1988

02.
Fr. George Maliekal Sdb

1988 – 1992

03.
Fr. Sebastian Kuricheal Sdbl
1992 – 2001
04.
Fr. Quirinus Syiemlieh Sdb

2001 – 2006

05.
Fr. George Rodrigues Sdb
2006 – 2007
06.
Fr. Shajan Thomas
2008          
 
Assistant priests:
01.
Fr. George Maliekal Sdb

 

02.
Fr. Sebastian Kuricheal Sdb

 

03.
Fr. K. V. Thomas Sdb
04.
Fr. Quirinus Syiemlieh Sdb

       

05.
Fr. T. A. Jose Sdb  
06.
Fr. Cyril Tirkey Sdb  
07.
Fr. Mukkut Tirkey Sdb  
08.
Fr. Alexius Dkhar Sdb  
09.
Fr. George Rodrigues Sdb  
10.
Fr. Maria Anthuvan Sdb  
11.
Fr. Vincen Xalxo Sdb  
12.
Fr. Sojan Karakunneth  
13.
Fr. Biju Januarius  
14.
Fr. Jomet Maliyil  
 
Mass Timings
Sundays:

8 Am (Karbi and Hindi)

Week days:

6.15AM (English, Hindi and Karbi)

 
Address:

Catholic Church
Jirikyndeng – Kheroni
West Karbi Anglong
Assam – 782 446

Diphu Diocese, Copyright@2008
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