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



  1. Kindly follow the guidelines given for the celebration of the “Year of the Bible.”
  2. 2nd: Holy Childhood Day: Special liturgy is to be followed for Mass, and collection to be made for the welfare of the children.
  3. 5th Feb: Solemn enthronement of the Bible in the Churches and Chapels.
  4. 11th: Solemn enthronement of the Bible in the houses and institutions.
  5. 11th: Feast of our Lady of Lourdes – a day marked to pray for the sick and the Medical personnel who take care of them like Doctors, Nurses etc.
  6. 26th at 09.00 AM Seminar for the members of “Nurses Guild” in the diocese at St. Francis Hospital, Ajmer. Please arrange for the Nurses at various places to attend it.
  7. 1st March: Ash Wednesday: Season of Lent begins.

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 Paul of the Cross

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Bishop’s Program

Bishop’s programmes: February 2017:-

  1. 31st till 10th Feb.: CCBI Meeting at Bhopal.
  2. 11th30 AM: Holy Mass: St. Francis Nursing College, Ajmer.
  3. 11th00 PM: Annual School Programme, St. Martin’s School, Bhawanikhera.
  4. 12th00 PM: Holy Mass, St. Paul Sr. Sec. School’s Silver Jubilee, Pali.

12th 05.00 PM: Silver Jubilee Program, St. Paul’s School, Pali.

  1. 13th30 PM: Blessing of Asha Bhavan, PSA Senior Sisters’ Home, Madar.
  2. 14th30 AM: Holy Mass, MSA Generalate, Ajmer.

14th 08.00 AM: Talk to the newly elected Office Bearers of MSAGeneralate & Provinces.

  1. 19th30 AM: Holy Mass, Parish Feast, Falna & Blessing of the Grotto.
  2. 20th30 PM: Annual School Program, Sophia School, Bhatta.
  3. 26th00 AM: Inauguration of the Seminar for Nurses, St. Francis Hospital, Ajmer.
  4. 26th00 PM: First Holy Communion & Confirmation, Narbadkhera.


“When wind blows, some build shelter for protection……while others build windmills to generate energy. It is your attitude that makes the difference.”



+ Pius D’ Souza