Archdiocesan Office for Environment - AOE - is a forum set up in end-2013 by the Catholic Archdiocese of Bombay.  AOE is dedicated to the cause of environment conservation with an emphasis on creating awareness about climate change in the community.

AOE collaborates closely with:
  • Office of Human Development / Climate Change Desk - Federation of Asian Bishops' Conferences (OHD/CCD-FABC)
  • Institute for Community Organisation Research (ICOR)
  • Justice and Peace Commission (JPC)
  • Diocesan Youth Centre (DYC)
  • Diocesan Catechetical Centre (DCC)


  • Joseph Gonsalves - Head   
  • Deepika Singh - Secretary
  • Yolanda D'Silva - Staff
  • Shawna N Rebello - Website


All Parishes/Institutions are requested to email information on their greening initiatives as per the format linked here to [email protected] every month (September 2018 onwards)

AOE invites environmental NGOs for collaboration.  Please email: [email protected] 

The Greening of the Archdiocese of Bombay begins 1st September 2018...

Forthcoming Programmes

  • Training of Trainers (TOT) for Catechists on Laudato Si' - Handbook for Trainers, 24-25 April 2019