Erected: June 19, 1952

Bull of Erection: "Ea Redemptoris Verba" of Pope Pius XII

Area: 333 Sq. kms.

Revenue Area: Districts of Alleppey and Ernakulam

Principal Patron: Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Second Patron: St Joseph the Worker

Catholic Population: 167565

Catholic Families: 32361

Languages: Malayalam, English and Tamil

Vicariate Foranes: 6

Parishes: 57

Chapels (with Resident Priest): 22

Stations: 22

Diocesan Priests: 111

Religious Priests: 23

Religious Brothers: 81

Religious Women: 362

Religious Houses: 59

Diocesan Seminarians: 81

Formation Houses: 7

Colleges: 2

Parallel Colleges: 3

Higher Secondary Schools: 5

High Schools: 7

Upper Primary Schools: 1

Lower Primary Schools: 10

C.B.S.E.Schools: 7

Nursery Schools: 17

Training Centres: 17

Hospitals: 5

Dispensaries: 6

School of Nursing: 1

Orphanages: 4

Asylum for the Aged and Destitutes: 5

Hostels: 4

Social Welfare Centres: 6

Publications: 2

Press: 1

Other Institutions: 1