Patron : St. Antony
Established : 1980
Address : Catholic Church, Ward No. 7, Kripal Nagar ,SHANTINAGAR – 490 023, Supela-Bhilai, Durg Dt., CG
Catholics : 643
On June 29, 1980, the parish of Shantinagar was erected, separating it from Sector-6 parish. Rev. Fr. Thomas Vadakekary was appointed the first parish priest. Staying in a rented quarters he began his pastoral work in this area. Rev. Fr. Mathew Mulavana constructed the presbytery and church. Sisters of the Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament opened their convent here on September 16, 1978. They have a perpetual Adoration centre here. St. Teresa of Calcutta (Mother Teresa) opened a convent on May 31, 1979 and they look after the home for the aged people. The Archdiocese runs an English Medium School, started when Rev. Fr. Philip Rajamanickam was the parish priest. The new church and a presbytery were blessed in 2004.