Provincial Office

The Provincial is appointed by the Rector Major with the consent of his council after wide consultation in the province. He must be a priest and perpetually professed for at least ten years.

He exercises ordinary power over all the houses and members of the province in both the internal and external forum, according to the norms of the Constitution and of Canon Law.

He is the competent superior for granting permission to the confreres to publish writings of religious or moral content and to preach to the confreres in their churches or oratories.


List of Provincials of Shillong

1. Fr George Maliekal sdb (2012-2018)
2. Fr Paul Olphindro Lyngkot sdb (2018-)



Don Bosco Provincial House
Mathias Institute
Mawlai – Motsyiar
Shillong 793008