Welcome to Diocese of Ajmer

Map of Ajmer DioceseThe diocese of Ajmer comprises of twelve districts namely Ajmer, Jodhpur, Kota, Barmer, Bundi, Jalore, Jhalwar, Pali, Sirohi, Tonk, Jaisalmer and Baran in the State of Rajasthan.

In July 1890 the Holy See detached a very large portion of the Archdiocese of Agra to make a new unit, the Rajasthan Mission, entrusting it to the Capuchin Fathers of the Paris Province who were to work under the supervision of the Archbishop. Read more



Pope’s Prayer Intentions:

  1. Universal : Young People:

That young people may respond generously to their vocations and seriously consider offering themselves to God in the priesthood or consecrated life.

Other intentions: We pray for:-

  1. The old and the sick brothers and sisters, especially those suffering from swine flu, cancer etc.
  2. The children, youth and their families that they may all grow in Christian faith and remain close to Jesus.
  3. The protection and security of minorities in the country.


  1. Collection for Lenten Campaign against Hunger and Disease in Lent and for the Holy Land on Good Friday should be sent to the V.G. at the earliest.
  2. Diocesan Priests’ Meeting on 3rd of April at 05.30 PM, Pastoral Centre, Ajmer.
  3. Recollection and Chrism Mass on 4th of April 2017.
  4. 22nd April, Final Profession, MSA.
  5. 26th April, First Profession, MSA.
  6. 23rd April, Divine Mercy Sunday.
  7. 08th-10th May: Renewal programme of our Priests, Pastoral Centre, Ajmer.
  8. 7th May 2017 –World day of Prayer for Vocations. Let us pray for the increase in vocations for the diocese and perseverance in the vocation of our seminarians.

Shepherd’s Voice

Diwali is just celebrated. Christmas is fast approaching. Both these festivals aim at something new in life. Jesus came to create new earth and a new heaven at time when the world was in groping in darkness of sin and evil.

Vatican News

Saint of the Day!

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    Saint Polycarp – Franciscan Media.

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Bishop’s Program

Bishop’s Programme: April:-

  1. 02nd: 05.45 PM: Biblical Tableau Competition, St. Pau’s School, Ajmer.
  2. 03rd: 05.30 PM: Diocesan Priests’ Meeting, Pastoral Centre, Madar, Ajmer.
  3. 04th: 09.00 AM: Priests’ Recollection: Pastoral Centre, Madar, Ajmer.
  4. 04th: 05.30 PM: Chrism Mass, I.C. Cathedral, Ajmer.
  5. 09th: 08.00 AM: Palm Sunday, Holy Mss, I.C. Cathedral, Ajmer.
  6. 09th: 04.30 PM: Ecumenical Palm Sunday Procession, Ajmer.
  7. 13th: 06.45 AM: Maundy Thursday, Common morning prayers, I.C. Cathedral, Ajmer.
  8. 13th: 06.00 PM: Maundy Thursday, Mass of the Lord’s Supper, I.C. Cathedral, Ajmer.
  9. 14th: 06.45 AM: Good Friday, Common morning prayers, I.C. Cathedral, Ajmer.
  10. 14th: 03.00 PM: Way of the Cross, Good Friday Service, Bhatta.
  11. 15th: 11.30 PM: Easter Vigil Mass, St. Joseph’s Church, Parbatpura.
  12. 16th: 08.00 AM: Easter Sunday: Holy Mass, Bhawanikhera.
  13. 22nd:10.00 Am: Final Profession, MSA, Provincialate, Ajmer.
  14. 23rd: 05.00 PM: Fr. George’s (MCBS) Silver Jubilee of Priesthood, Sirohi.
  15. 24th: 05.00 PM: Meeting with MSA Novices, Ajmer
  16. 26th: 10.00 AM: First Profession, MSA, Generalate, Ajmer.
  17. 29th: 05.30 PM: Golden Jubilee of St. Francis Nursing College, Ajmer.
  18. 30th: 08.00 AM: Holy Mass, First Holy Communion, Bhatta.
  19. 30th: 06.00 PM: Bible Celebration, Ajmer.

Wish you all a new hope and a new beginning in this Easter Season. May the Risen Lord be with you all with His divine peace and blessings.



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