The College has a Publication Department called Oriens Publications. It brings out regularly books and monographs relevant to theological formation and pastoral ministry in Northeast India. The College also publishes a theological journal called Oriens Journal for Contextual Theology which appears annually. The College, on behalf of the Diocesan Priests of the Region, also edits and publishes The Diocesan Priest, a bi-annual, primarily for contextual and pastoral reflection.

Some Publications from Oriens

  1. Publication from OTC in the Academic year 2021-2022
  2. AUGUSTINE, R.R. Graviour,  Hornbill And Other Stories (Shillong: DBCIC Publication, 2022), pp. 176 (PB).
  3. CHINLIANKHUP Stanislaus and Kapani Samuel, The Spiritual Dimension of Pastoral Ministry (Shillong: Oriens Publications, 2019), pp. 276 (PB)
  4. HAOKIP, Peter, Thomas Manjaly and Kuriakose Poovathumkudy, eds., Know Your People: Cultural Sensitivity in Formation (Shillong: Oriens Publications, 2005), pp. 167 (PB).
  5. MANJALY, Thomas,A Bibliography for the Study of Sacred Scripture, 1998, pp. 40 (PB).
  6. MANJALY, Thomas, Collaborative Ministry: An Exegetical and Theological Study of Synergos in Paul (Bangalore: ATC, 2001), pp. 397 (PB).
  7. MANJALY, Thomas, ed., Encountering the Word of God: A Transformative Reading of the Bible (Shillong: Oriens Publications, 2009), pp. 103 (PB).
  8. MANJALY, Thomas, ed., Year of St. Paul: Reflections on Paul (Shillong: Oriens Publications, 2008), pp. 72 (PB).
  9. MANJALY, Thomas, Graviour Augustine and Tomy Palely, eds., Challenges of Faith Formation in North-East India (Shillong: Oriens Publications, 2009), pp. 287 (PB).
  10. MANJALY, Thomas, Handbook for Biblical Studies (Shillong: Oriens Publications, 2011), pp. 80 (PB).
  11. MANJALY, Thomas, How to Pray the Bible, 1998, pp. 46 (PB).
  12. MANJALY, Thomas, Journeying with the Word (Shillong: Oriens Publications, 2013), pp. 104 (PB).
  13. MANJALY, Thomas, Introduction to Biblical Hermeneutics (Shillong: Oriens Publications, 2020)
  14. MANJALY, Thomas, Introduction to the Study of Sacred Scripture (Shillong: Oriens Publications, 2020)
  15. MANJALY, Thomas, KuriakosePoovathumkudy and Peter Haokip, eds., In the Service of Mission: Studies in Honour of Archbishop Thomas Menamparampil (Shillong: Oriens Publications, 2006), pp. 375 (PB).
  16. MANJALY, Thomas, Peter Haokip and James Thoppil, eds., Towards Building up the Local Church: Priestly Ministry for 21st Century (Shillong: Oriens Publications, 2004), pp.352 (PB).
  17. MANJALY, Thomas, The Gospel According to St. Mark: Study Guidelines, 1999, pp. 132 (PB).
  18. MANJALY, Thomas, TAKE AND EAT: Biblical Impulses for Catechesis (Shillong: Oriens Publications, 2021), pp.185 (PB).
  19. MANJALY, Thomas, THE WORD OF LIFE: Reflection on the Gospel according to John (Shillong: Oriens Publications, 2021), pp.225 (PB).
  20. MATHAVADIAN, Christudhas, The Authority of Jesus in the Gospel of Matthew (New Delhi: Regency, 2000), pp. 288 (HB).
  21. PADINJAREKUTTU, Isaac, Challenges to Religion, Church and Society (Mumbai: St. Pauls, 2008), pp. 213 (PB).
  22. PADINJAREKUTTU, Isaac, Christianity Through the Centuries, (Mumbai: St. Pauls, 2005), pp. 146 (PB).
  23. PADINJAREKUTTU, Isaac, Consecrated Life Through Two Millennia (Mumbai: Pauline Publications, 2008), pp. 188 (PB).
  24. PADINJAREKUTTU, Isaac, Witnessing to the Faith (Shillong: Oriens Publications, 2020)
  25. PADINJAREKUTTU, Isaac, ed., Biblical Themes for a Contextual Theology Today: Collected Writings of George M. Soares-Prabhu, S.J., Vol. 1 (Pune: Jnana-Deepa Vidyapeeth Theology Series, 1999), pp. 282 (PB).
  26. PADINJAREKUTTU, Isaac, The Missionary Movement of the 19th and 20th Centuries and its Encounter with India (Frankfurt am Main: Peter Lang, 1995), pp. 305 (PB).
  27. PADINJAREKUTTU, Isaac, Thomas Manjaly and Tomy Palely, eds., Becoming Witnesses to the Gospel: The Call to New Evangelization (Shillong: Oriens Publications, 2013), pp. 408 (PB).
  28. PALELY Tomy, Methodology for Writing Footnote/Endnote & Bibliography (Shillong: Oriens Publications, 2013) pp. 32 (PB).
  29. PALELY, Tomy and Thomas Manjaly, eds., Theological Education for Transformative Ministry (Shillong: Oriens Publications, 2011), pp. 246 (PB).
  30. PALELY, Tomy, S. Joe Francis and Thomas Manjaly, Looking Forward with Hope: Reflections on Priestly Ministry (Shillong: Oriens Publications, 2010), pp. 207 (PB).
  31. POOVATHUMKUDY, Kuriakose and Thomas Manjaly, eds., Dynamics of Human Formation: A Cultural Perspective (Shillong: Oriens Publications, 2007), pp. 239 (PB).
  32. POOVATHUMKUDY, Kuriakose and Thomas Manjaly, eds., Trends in Pastoral Ministry: Prospects and Possibilities (Shillong: Oriens Publications, 2007), pp. 223 (PB).
  33. POOVATHUMKUDY, Kuriakose, Thomas Manjaly and Tomy Palely, eds., Transformative Pastoral Leadership (Shillong: Oriens Publications, 2012), pp. 247 (PB).
  34. THOPPIL, James and Thomas Manjaly, eds., Ministering to Christian Family: A North-East Indian Perspective (Shillong: Oriens Publications, 2005), pp. 234 (PB).
  35. THOPPIL, James, compiled, Methodology for Beginners (Shillong: Oriens Theological College, 2001, pp. 36 (PB).
  36. THOPPIL, James, Towards an Asian Ecclesiology (Bangalore: ATC, 2005), pp. 364 (PB).

For copies of these publications please contact:


Oriens Publications


Shillong – 793008

Meghalaya, India