Welcome to Hazaribag Jesuits

In the first half of the 19th century Hazaribag was under the jurisdiction of the diocese of Kolkata. In 1847 the Capuchins from the newly erected Vicariate of Patna came as garrison chaplains. They cared for the shifting population of the military and civil personnel for twenty-five years when the town reverted to the care of the diocese of Kolkata.

The first Jesuit in Hazaribag, Fr. Honore Van de Stuyft , came in 1872, travelling by train to Giridih and thence to Hazaribag on horseback.

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News & Events

  • Provincial back at province house
    Provincial has come back to Province...

  • Inauguration of Website
    The official website has been...

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St. Ignatius of Loyola

St. Ignatius was born in the family castle in Guipzcoa, Spain, the youngest of 13 children, and was called Iigo. When he was old enough, he became a page, and then a soldier of Spain to fight against the French. A cannon ball and a series of bad operations ended his military career in 1521...
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Provincial Desk

I am very glad to launch the offcial website of Hazaribag Jesuits Province and I wish all the best to the team for the future.

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