St. Vincent Pallotti, a Roman Catholic Priest, founded the Society of the Catholic Apostolate in 1835. The members of the Society of the Catholic Apostolate are known worldwide as Pallottines (Pallottine Fathers and Brothers). In 1951, Pallottine Fathers and Brothers from the Sacred Heart Province, Germany, came to India and started the Indian Mission in Raipur of Chatisgarh State. The Raipur mission of the Pallottines gradually grew and the first Pallottine Province “Prabhu Prakash Province” was erected. The Pallottine mission also gave birth to the Diocese of Raipur in Chattisgarh with a Pallottine Priest as its first Bishop.
The society of the Catholic Apostolate is an International Community of priests and brothers founded by a Roman Priest, St. Vincent Pallotti (1795 – 1850). From his name it receives its popular name “Pallottines”. Today Pallottines carry out the mission of bringing together all the people for the purpose of spreading the Good News throughout the World. Khrist Jyoti Province is one of the three Pallottine Entities in India carrying out the original vision of the Founder in the remote missions of India.
Today Pallottines carry out the mission of bringing together all the people for the purpose of spreading the Good News throughout the World.The Khrist Jyoti Province, one of the Provinces under the Society of the Catholic Apostolate, carries out this mission of the Pallottines in India. The fathers and brothers of the Province spend their lives educating the poor and underprivileged, animating the social and apostolic activities, caring for the orphans and homeless, serving parishes, conducting retreats and promoting evangelization.
We welcome you to join us on our lifelong journey to bring together all people to spread the Good News in the diverse realities of India.