On July 8th & 9th Father Patrick Anthony will Preach for a second collection for his Diocese.
History: Roman Catholic Diocese of Faisalabad of the Latin Rite of Roman Catholic Church was created on 13th April 1960. It was accomplished by dividing the civil area of Roman Catholic Diocese of Multan into two independent dioceses. The original name of Roman Catholic Diocese of Faisalabad was Roman Catholic Diocese of Lyallpur until the name of the city of Lyallpur was changed into Faisalabad by the country’s military ruler General Ziaul-Haque in 1977.
Roman Catholic Diocese is a suffragan of Archdiocese of Lahore with its See in City of Faisalabad. The total area of the dioceses is 35,300 kilometers currently comprising of 7 civil districts, namely Faisalabad, Jhang, Toba Tek Singh, Chiniot, Okara, Sahiwal and Pakpattan.
In this terrain, 23 parishes are functioning for pastoral care of the catholic population of about 160,000 and social welfare of the total population of 36,207,000.