Quasi Parish - R. V. Nagar


Name of the Church

Quasi Parish



Catholic Population





Santhi Sadhana Edu. Complex
R.V. NAGAR - 531 133 VIA Chinthapalli Visakhapatnam Dist.

Phone No.

08937 - 238834

Mass Timings


Brief History

In response to the invitation of the District Collector, the Diocese of Visakhapatnam star ted Educational works at first in Chinthapalli for an year and shifted to R. V. Nagar in 1984 when permanent buildings were constructed. St. Joseph sisters also put up their convent to help in running of the school and in the girls Boarding. On their own they started a small Dispensary which is very much helpful to the neighbouring villages. Later on at Chinthapalli, the Sisters of St. Ann of Charity acquired some land and star ted a School and other social service activities.

Institutions in the Parish

  1. St. Joseph’s Dispensary
  2. St. Ann’s Convent, Chinthapalli
  3. St. Ann’s Hostel, Chinthapalli
  4. St. Ann’s Eng. Medium School, Chinthapalli
  5. St. Ann’s Tel. Medium School, Chinthapalli
  6. Boys Hostel, R V Nagar
  7. Girls Hostel, R V Nagar
  8. Santhi Sadhana Eng. Medium School, R.V. Nagar

Convents in the Parish

St. Joseph’s Convent

Priests who served in the Parish

  1. Rev. Fr. P Pushpanadam
  2. Rev. Fr. G Pushpanadam as asst
  3. Rev. Fr. C G Joseph
  4. Rev. Fr. Sebastian TOR as H M
  5. Rev. Fr. D V Prasad as asst
  6. Rev. Fr. O V Zacharias as spiritual father
  7. Rev. Fr. P Francis
  8. Rev. Fr. J Balashouri
  9. Rev. Fr. A Chacko
  10. Rev. Fr. Joy Thomas
  11. Rev. Fr. Antony Parayil
  12. Rev. Fr. C G Joseph
  13. Rev. Fr, Varghese Kollamparambil