JOJINAGAR

Patron : Infant Jesus
Parish Priest : Rev. Fr. Thullimelli Anthony Kumar
Address : Parish Priest & VF
CatholicChurch, JOJINAGAR
VIJAYAWADA – 520 012
Asst. Parish Priest : Fr. Jyothi Kranthi Kumar

Telephone Phone : 0866 – 241 17 70

Catholics : 1333
Chapels : 02
Parish schools : 01
Catechists : 02
Substations : 07
Teachers : 03

INSTITUTIONS
➢ Atkinson high school (state syllabus)
➢ St. Ann’s convent (St. Ann’s of providence)

HISTORY:

Jojinagar was bifurcated from Gollapudi parish and erected into a parish on April 16, 1992 to serve the needs of the growing population of this developing area. Fr. Marampudi Joji, as director social service centre, has built this colony and erected a Church for the people in 1974. This church serves as the parish church and a presbytery was built by Fr. Thoppil Matthew, the first parish priest. The church was remodel led and blessed by His Lordship Most Rev. Marampudi Joji on 09.03.1997. The Church was again extended in the year 2003 to accommodate the growing community.

Substations: 07
Jojinagar, Housing Board Colony, Kabela, Kummaripalem, Nulukapeta, Lobour Colony, Urmilangar, Vidyhydarapuram.

Former Parish Priests:
Fr. Thoppil Mathew (May 1992 – May 2003)
Fr. Pataram Joseph (May 2003 – May 2007)
Fr. P.K. Joseph (May 2007 – Oct 2016)

Fr. Thullimelli Anthony Kumar ( Nov 2016 –