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Bishop Profile
Date of Birth 30-06-1943
Date of Ordination 27-08-1971
Episcopal Consecration 28-01-2001
Parents Mabel & Joseph Devotta
Address Bishop’s House
P.B. No. 14
12A, Convent Road
Tiruchirapalli – 620 001
Qualifications
Secular M.A. (Sociology) – Mysore
Diploma-Journalism (Bharat Vidya Bhavan)
Ecclesiastical Sacred Heart Seminary – Poonamallee
Licentiate (S.T.L.) – Pastoral Theology -John Lateran (Rome)Laurea (D.D.) – Pastoral Theology -John Lateran (Rome)Pastoral Counselling, Iona, New Rochelle (USA)
Assignments – Asst. Parish Priest – St. Mary’s Co-Cathedral, Chennai – (6 years)

– Asst. Editor, New Leader, Chennai – (6 years)

– Asst. Director, Catholic Centre, Chennai – (6 years)

– Manager, Good Pastor Press, Chennai – (6 years)

– Manager, New Leader, Chennai – (6 years)

– Director, Arutchvdar, Chennai (Catholic Information Bureau)–(6 years)

– Secretary, Priests’ Senate, Archdiocese, Madras-Mylapore – (15 years – 3 terms)

– Secretary, Priests’ Personnel Board – (10 years)

– Parish Priest, St. Joseph’s Church, Chengalpattu – (2 years)

– Coordinator, Team Ministry, Chengalpattu – (2 years)

– Parish Priest, Infant Jesus Church, Guindy – (6 years)

– Parish Priest, Fatima Church, Tambaram – (1 year)

– Professor, Systematic Theology, Pastoral Theology, Sacred Heart Seminary, Poonamallee -(11 years)

– Dean of Theology, Sacred Heart Seminary, Poonamallee (3 years)

– Parish Priest, Santhome Cathedral Basilica – ( 6 years)

– Vicar General, Archdiocese of Madras-Mylapore – (6 years)

– Bishop of Tiruchirapalli from 2001

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