Parishes & Shrine

Port Blair

Stella Maris Cathedral
Prem Nagar, P.O. Haddo,
Port Blair – 744 102, Dist. South Andaman
Andaman & Nicobar Islands, India.
Phone No : (03192) 233353
E-mail : stellamarisportblair@yahoo.in

Established : 1947
Patron Saint : Stella Maris (Our Lady, Star of the Sea)
Annual Parish Feast Day : 8th September
Served by : Diocesan Clergy
Parish Priest : Fr. Gabriel Maria Benziger
Assistant Priest : Fr. Santius Bara
Other Resident Priests : Fr. Anugrah Prakash Lugun, Fr. Charles Nesa Raj, Fr. George Beck, sj
No. of Catholic Families : 1455
No. of Catholics : 8279

Substations
Sl. No. Village Chapels Patron/Patroness Chaplains
1 Dairy Farm St. Joseph Fr. Dharampal Tirkey
2 School Line St. Thomas Fr. Gabriel Toppo
3 Attampahar Immaculate Conception Fr. Kishore Mathew Surin, sfx
4 Dollygunj Prabhat Tara Fr. Visuvasam Selvaraj
5 Garacharma Our Lady of Rosary Fr. Zacharias Barla
6 Sippighat St. John the Baptist Fr. John Benet, sfx
7 Chouldari St. John the Britto Fr. Devanbu, sdb
8 Port Mout Infant Jesus Fr. Tarsious Kujur
9 Maymeo Holy Family Fr. Anugrah Prakash Lugun
10 Guptapara St. Thomas Fr. Evans Soares
11 Nayasahar Our Lady of Carmel Fr. Tarsious Kujur
12 Hope Town St. Antony of Padua Fr. Ronald Lobo
13 Chunnabatta Immaculate Conception Fr. Ronald Lobo
14 Anna Nagar St. Joseph Fr. Ronald Lobo
15 Neil Islands St. Francis Xavier Fr. Santius Bara
16 Havelock St. Monica Fr. Charles Nesa Raj
17 Kalapahar Gloria Fr. Evans Soares
18 Shadipur Sagar Jyoti Fr. Charles Nesa Raj
19 Barghat Line Sacred Heart Fr. Mahipal Balmuch
20 Namunagar St. Joseph Fr. Milan Aruj, sfx
21 Dundas Point St. Sebastian Fr. Dharampal Tirkey
Religious Houses

Men

1. Society of Missionaries of St. Francis Xavier (Pilar Fathers),Lambaline

Women

1. Daughters of St. Anne - Ranchi (DSA), Prem Nagar
2. Apostolic Carmel (AC), Phoenix Bay
3. Sisters of Charity of St. Anne (Pilar Sisters), Lambaline
4. Missionaries of Charity (MC), Goal Ghar
5. Sisters of Holy Family of Nazareth (SFN), Lambaline
6. Sisters of St. Joseph of the Apparition (SJA), Lambaline

Name of the Catholic Institutions

Ecclesiastical

1. St.John Maria Vianney Apostolic School, Lambaline
2. Prerna Deep ( Diocesan Pastoral Centre), Lambaline

Educational

1. Nirmala Senior Secondary School, Prem Nagar
2. Carmel Senior Secondary School, Phoenix Bay
3. Sagritara School, Prem Nagar
4. Sagritara Pre-primary School, Prem Nagar
5. St. Xavier Nursery School, Lambaline

Health Services
1. Pilar Health Centre
Social Welfare Activities
1. ACANI ( Diocesan Social Service Centre), Lambaline
2. DIYAA (Don Bosco Institute for Youth Advancement, Andaman & Nicobar Islands)
    Non-Formal Technical Training Institute, Lalpahar
3. Kishori Sashaktikaran Kendra, Pren Nagar
4. Nirmal Shishu Bhavan, Goal Ghar
5. Maria Rafols Centre (Tailoring Centre), Lambaline
6. Mother and Child Health Programme, Lambaline
Hostels
1. Nirmala Boys’ Hostel, Port Blair
2. Nirmala Girls’ Hostel, Port Blair
3. Working Women's Hostel, Bathubasti
Pilgrim Centre in the Parish
1. Shrine of Our Lady of Vailankanni, Panighat