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


  • 3rd Feast of St. Francis Xavier: Patron of the Missions and Patron of India.
  • 8th of Dec.: Feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Bl. Virgin Mary, Patroness of the Diocese and the Cathedral.
  • 12th evening–13th noon: Recollection for priests and Brothers in the Diocese, Christmas get together.

The Pope’s prayer intentions:

  1. Universal:- That the scandal of child soldiers may be eliminated the world over.
  2. Evangelization:- That the people of Europe may rediscover the beauty, goodness and the truth of the Gospel which gives joy and hope to life.

Other intentions: We pray for –

  1. The diocese on 8th as we celebrate the feast of the Immaculate Conception of the Bl. Virgin Mary, the Patroness of the Diocese and the Cathedral.
  2. Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth on 30th, Feast of the Holy Family.
  3. The peace all over the world and communal harmony in our country.
  4. Joycee, PSA and Sr. Ranjita, PSA, the newly elected Provincials and their Councilors of Jaipur and Udaipur Provinces respectively.
  5. The speedy recovery of sick and senior Priests and Sisters, lay people, victims of terrorism and accidents.
  6. The government that it may show its concern and compassion to the poor and the marginalized in the country.
  7. The departed souls of Sr. Linsy’s (PSA) father, Sr. Nisha’s (MSA) Sister, Fr. Cosmos’ brother in law.

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

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Bishop’s Program

  • 01st: 07.00 AM: Holy Mass, MC Convent, Gagwana.
  • 03rd: 10.00 AM: Holy Mass, St. Joseph Vaz Shrine, Mangalore
  • 04th: 10.00 AM: Golden Jubilee of Ordination, Bishop Aloysius D’ Souza, Mangalore
  • 06th: Return to Ajmer
  • 07th: 05.30 PM: Mentally Challenged School (Asha Bhavan) Program, Madar.
  • 08th: 05.30 PM: Holy Mass, I.C. Cathedral Feast, Ajmer.
  • 12th: 07.00 PM: Christmas get together for Priests and Brothers in the diocese, DPC, Madar.
  • 13th: 07.30 AM: Holy Mass & Recollection for Priests & Brothers in the diocese, DPC, Madar.
  • 15th: 03.30 PM: Thanksgiving Holy Mass, Silver Jubilee of St. Paul’s School, Bundi
  • 15th: 05.00 PM Silver Jubilee Program of St. Paul’s School, Bundi.
  • 17th: 04.30 PM: Blessing of the new Priest’s House, Bijainagar
  • 17th: 05.30 PM: School Program, St. Paul’s School, Bijainagar.
  • 18th: Recollection for Seminarians, Novices, Junior Sisters, DPC, Madar.
  • 24th: 11.30 PM: Christmas Mass, I.C. Cathedral, Ajmer.
  • 25th: 07.00 AM: Holy Mass, St. Theresa’s Minor Seminary, Mirshali.
  • 30th: 10.30 AM: Holy Family Feast: Holy Mass, Holy Family Convent, Jalamand, Jodhpur
  • 31St: 09.00 AM: Recollection, PSA Generalate, Madar.