At A Glance

At A Glance

Heralds of Good News - At a Glance

Foundation :October 14, 1984

Founder :Rev. Dr. Jose Kaimlett

Profession of Pioneer Members :February 2, 1985

Pioneer Members :Rev. Dr. Jose Kaimlett, Rev. Dr. Mathew Kallikatt, Rev. Fr. Thomas Alancherry, Rev. Fr. Augustine Kunnakatt, Bros. Thomas Karachira & Jose Ounnukallel

Approval of Constitutions by Vatican :May 5, 1991

Pontifical Right :May 5, 1999

Erection of Provinces :August 2008 (Only Three)

Number of Provinces :5

Total Number of Priests :450

Deacons : 25

Superior General : Very. Rev. Fr. M. Ignatius

The object of the Society : To work for the glory of God by the evangelization of the people and by the sanctification of its members following the rules and regulations of the Society

Specific Aim : To Train and Supply wherever there is need, dedicated, hardworking and saintly missionaries.

Heavenly Patrons : Mary Queen of Apostles and St. Joseph, the worker.

St. John Paul II Province - At Glance

Provincialate At : Nidadavole, Eluru, West Godavari Dist. Andhra Pradesh, India

Erection of the New Province : Sept 8, 2011

Provincial Superior : Rev. Fr. Bathula Jaya Raj

 Provincial Team Elected : 8th Sept, 2017

Priests : 79

Deacons : 3

Seminarians : 84

Parishes :

  1. St. Joseph's Parish Church at Nagarjunasagar, Nalgonda Diocese.
  2. St. John's Parish Church at Nidadavole, Eluru Diocese.
  3. Immaculate Conception Church at Dhammapeta, Khammam Diocese.
  4. Holy Cross Church at Vanasthalipuram, Hyderabad Archdiocese.
  5. St. Thomas Church, Tummurukota, Guntur Diocese, Andhra Pradesh.
  6. St. Joseph's Church at Enkoor, Khammam Diocese.
  7. St. Antony's R.C.M Church at Korukonda, Archdiocese of Visakhapatnam.
  8. St. John Paul II Mission Parish at Gundampadu, Kurnool Diocese.

Schools :

  1. St. Mary's English Medium High School at Dhammapeta, Khammam, Dt.
  2. Heralds High School at Vanasthalipuram, Hyderabad.

Heavenly Patron :

  1. St. John Paul II.

Moto :

  1. Love and Live

Vision Statement :

To live an apostolic life in the missionary society of Heralds of Good News, St. John Paul - II Province with apostolic zeal and spirit to preach the Good News for the evangelization of the universe and to love and live the gospel values for the convertion of sinners and to uplift the poor and the needy by the divine grace of the Father, the Son and the Holy Spirit and by the intercession of heavenly patterns and the provincial patterns life example.

Dioceses, where St. John Paul II Province is Present:

  • Adilabad
  • Bombay
  • Eluru
  • Guntur
  • Hyderabadl
  • Khammam
  • Kurnool
  • Nalgonda
  • Nellore
  • Pune
  • Tanjore
  • Vishakhapatanam
  • Warangal