Contact Details:

Roman Catholic Mission,
P.O.-Kero Bazar (Pathargama),
Dt. Godda – 814 147,
Phone: 09334258264, 09431154032.

Parish Priest – V. Rev. Fr. Thomas Kurungatt.
Asst. Parish Priest – Fr. Lawrence Kisku.
Church Established – 2004.

Brief History:

Started by Fr. Thomas Kurungatt on 15th June 2004. Originally part of Baromasia. First baptism recorded on 18-07-2004. Until now there were 193 baptisms. Sub-station Latonah with a Balwadi from 1994. Latonah has a full school with boarding for boys (30). The school has 600 students. 5 batches already wrote matric. Mahtos are the majority. The school is running from the fees collected from the students. There are 43 catholic families. Sacred Heart Sisters from Tezpur arrived at Ratanpur on 5th February 2005. Two Sisters in Ratanpur; and Two at Latonah. There is a good piece of land owned by the mission at Ratanpur. The church is still to be built. There is scope for work among Paharias. 20 families are coming in contact with the mission. 43 catholic families; 76 catechumens. Distance from Bhagalpur 95 k.m.