Church of St. John Bosco


St. John Bosco Church was blessed on 8th December 1937 by Archbishop F. Perier to serve the European and Anglo - Indian Catholics of Liluah Railway colony. Now the Adivasis from Chotanagpur form the majority. in 1950 the village of Joypur was given over to Liluah. A new church was built and blessed on December 8, 1985 to replace the old. In 1986 Hind Motors, Uttarpara and Konnagar, were added to the parish. on August 1994, a new Mass center at Bhattanagar was inaugurated and a new chapel was blessed by Archbshop Henry D’ Souza to server the Christan community of that area. on August 15, 2001, Holy Family Sisters joined the parish at Bhattanagar in order to further the family apostolate through family visits and education.
Chandamari close to Belur Station is gradually evolving into Mass Centre. On 8th December 2003 the foundation stone which was blessed by His Holiness Pope John Paul II was laid for the Divine Mercy Church and the Church was blessed on 6th February 2005.
Don Bosco High and Technical School, Liluah had ICSE and ISC and technical Sections. The school offers possibilities for boarding for Catholic Students, National Open School, Evening School and Adult Education Programme.
Don Bosco Mirpara offers job oriented non-formal education especially for the school drop outs, and has an aspirantate. At Bhattanagar, Don Bosco Ashalayam has 3 homes for the orphaned boys and the Sisters Adorers have a home for the homeless girls.

Rel. Staff - Fr. Sunil Lakra, Parish Priest

Catholics - 2047

Religious Institutions
Salesians Of Don Bosco
Congregation of the Holy Family - Contact No: 2651 - 9035
Sisters Adorers - Contact No:2651 - 9538

Educational Institutions
Don Bosco High and Technical School, Liluah, Howarh - 711204
Don Bosco Self- Employment Research Institute , 2645 - 6223/8708 email :
Aspirants, Mirpara, Bhattnagar - 711 203 2645 - 4402
Don Bosco Ashalayam, 3 units 2666 - 5037/9296/2655 - 4479
Congregation of the Holy Family (CHF) 2651 - 9035 Rabindra Sarani, Liluah, Howrah - 711 203
Sisters Adorers, Navajyot Bhavan 2651 - 9538 Bhattanagar, Howrah - 711 203

Lay Asso.
Catholic Association of Bengal, S. C. C’s, Salesians Cooperators, Catholic Sabha, Association of Mary Help of Christans(ADMA), Mahila Sangh, I. C. Y. M, S. V. P, D. B. Y. C, YCS, Altar Boys Asso., Holy Childhood

Social Activities
Youth Centers, Sponsorships of children, CRS, MCH programmes, Nursery, Coaching Centre.