Archdiocese of Patna

Archbishop Kallupura

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Coadjutor Archbishop Sebastian Kallupura

Archbishop's House, Bankipore P.O., Patna-800004, Bihar, India

(0612)230.1735, 9931515695

Fax :-

kallupuras@rediffmail.com

Bishop Sebastian Kallupura was born on July 14, 1953, in Kottiyoor, Kerala state. He was ordained a priest for Patna archdiocese on May 14, 1984, and served as Assistant Treasurer of the archdiocese as well as Director of Seva Kendra, its social service center, before being appointed Bishop of Buxar on April 3, 2009. His episcopal ordination followed on June 21, 2009.

On 29 June 2018, Pope Francis appointed Him as the Coadjutor Archbishop of Patna.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Archbishop Benedict John Osta (1980 – 2007)
  • Bishop Augustine F. Wildermuth, SJ. (1947-1980)
  • Bishop Bernard Sullivan, S.J. (1929-1946)
  • Bishop Louis Van Hoeck, S.J. (1921-1928)
  • Father Francis Pesci, OFM Capuchin (1881-1896)
  • Father Paul Tossi, OFM Capuchin (1868-1880)
  • Father Anastasius Hartmann, OFM Capuchin (1860-1866)
  • Father Anastasius Zuber, OFM Capuchin (1853-1858)
  • Father Anastasius Hartmann, OFM Capuchin (1845-1853)