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Syro-Malabar Diocese of

Bijnor

India India

Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Syro-Malabar

Type: Diocese

Area: 33,819 km²

Population: 4,292 Catholics (0.0% of 10,712,980 total) (2017)

Statistics: 36 parishes, 72 missions, 81 priests (53 diocesan, 28 religious), 264 lay religious (52 brothers, 212 sisters), 5 seminarians (2017)

Ecclesiastical Province: Agra

Neighbouring Dioceses: Meerut (↙), Simla and Chandigarh (↖), Kangding 康定 (↗), Bareilly (↘)

Depends on: Congregation for the Oriental Churches

Patron Saint: St. Joseph

Website: Link

History


Special Churches

Meerut (↙), Simla and Chandigarh (↖), Kangding 康定 (↗), Bareilly (↘)

Present Prelates

Bishop (2019.08.30 – ...):Bishop Vincent Nellaiparambil (48)Bishop Vincent Nellaiparambil (48)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Bijnor (Syro-Malabar Rite)

Bishop Vincent Nellaiparambil (48)Bishop Vincent Nellaiparambil (48)Permalink
(2019.08.30 – ...)

Bishop of Bijnor of the Syro-Malabars (India)

Born:1971.05.30 (India)
Ordained Priest:1999.04.08
Consecrated Bishop:2019.11.01

Bishop of Bijnor of the Syro-Malabars (India) (2019.08.30 – ...)

Bishop John Vadakel, C.M.I. (76)Bishop John Vadakel, C.M.I. (76)Permalink
(2009.08.14 – 2019.08.30)

Bishop emeritus of Bijnor of the Syro-Malabars (India)

Not to be served but to serve

Born:1943.09.08 (India)
Ordained Priest:1975.12.19
Consecrated Bishop:2009.10.22

Bishop of Bijnor of the Syro-Malabars (India) (2009.08.14 – 2019.08.30)

Bishop Gratian Mundadan, C.M.I. (86)Bishop Gratian Mundadan, C.M.I. (86)Permalink
(1977.02.26 – 2009.08.14)

Bishop emeritus of Bijnor of the Syro-Malabars (India)
Apostolic Visitator in India outside the proper territory emeritus of the Syro-Malabars

Born:1933.05.15 (India)
Ordained Priest:1964.05.17
Consecrated Bishop:1977.11.06

Apostolic Exarch of Bijnor of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1972.03.23 – 1977.02.26)

Bishop of Bijnor of the Syro-Malabars (India) (1977.02.26 – 2009.08.14)

Apostolic Visitator in India outside the proper territory of the Syro-Malabars (2006.07.15 – 2014.01.11)

Apostolic Exarchs of Bijnor (Syro-Malabar Rite)

Bishop Gratian Mundadan, C.M.I. (86)Fr. Gratian Mundadan, C.M.I. (86) (later Bishop)Permalink
(1972.03.23 – 1977.02.26)

(see above)


as of 2019.11.30

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