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Diocese of

Baroda

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese

Area: 40,365 km²

Population: 96,090 Catholics (0.4% of 22,407,000 total) (2014)

Ecclesiastical Province: Gandhinagar

Neighbouring Dioceses: Rajkot (←), Ahmedabad (↖), Gandhinagar (↑), Udaipur (↑), Jhabua (→), Nashik (↓), Vasai (↓)

Depends on: Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples

Patron Saint: Our Lady of the Rosary, St. Francis Xavier

Statistics: 49 parishes, 7 missions, 183 priests (44 diocesan, 139 religious), 512 lay religious (165 brothers, 347 sisters), 12 seminarians (2014)

History


Special Churches


Present Prelates

Bishop (1997.08.29 – ...):Bishop Godfrey de Rozario, S.J. (72)Bishop Godfrey de Rozario, S.J. (72)
Apostolic Administrator sede plena (2016.05.23 – ...):Archbishop Stanislaus Fernandes, S.J. (79)Archbishop Stanislaus Fernandes, S.J. (79)

Metropolitan Archbishop emeritus of Gandhinagar (India)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Baroda (Roman Rite)

Archbishop Stanislaus Fernandes, S.J. (79)Archbishop Stanislaus Fernandes, S.J. (79)Permalink
(Apostolic Administrator sede plena 2016.05.23 – ...)

Bishop Godfrey de Rozario, S.J. (72)Bishop Godfrey de Rozario, S.J. (72)Permalink
(1997.08.29 – ...)

Bishop of Baroda (India)

Serving with love

Born:1946.09.13 (India)
Ordained Priest:1978.04.22
Consecrated Bishop:1997.12.28

Bishop of Baroda (India) (1997.08.29 – ...)

Bishop Francis Leo Braganza, S.J.Permalink
(1987.04.27 – 1997.08.29)

Born:1922.01.29 (India)
Ordained Priest:1951.11.21
Consecrated Bishop:1987.06.29
Died:2011.12.21 († 89)

Bishop of Baroda (India) (1987.04.27 – 1997.08.29)

Bishop Ignatius Salvador D’SouzaPermalink
(1966.09.29 – 1986.01.19)

Born:1912.02.13 (India)
Ordained Priest:1938.11.27
Consecrated Bishop:1966.11.30
Died:1986.01.19 († 73)

Bishop of Baroda (India) (1966.09.29 – 1986.01.19)


as of 2018.11.07

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