On 1 September 2008, the new Parish of Mandwi was formed and placed under the care of the Salesians. The Parish area was carved out of Mariamnagar Parish and Maharpara Parish.
There are 45 Catholic families in Mandwi village alone. The Parish Centre has temporary structures for church, residence for priests, school, boarding – houses for boys and girls and quarters for the teachers. The Salesian presence at Mandwi is attached to the community of Mariamnagar.