Diocese of Baroda

Bishop de Rozario

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Bishop Godfrey de Rozario

Bishop's House, 71, Alkapuri Society, Vadodara - 390 007, Gujarat, India

(91) 265-2311837

Fax :(91) 265-2339480

godfrey@jesuits.net

Bishop Godfrey de Rozario, SJ was born on Sept. 13, 1946, in Ahmedabad, Gujarat state. He was ordained a priest of the Society of Jesus on April 22, 1978, and served as Provicnial Superior of the Jesuits in Gujarat before his ordination as Bishop of Baroda (Vadodara) on Dec. 28, 1997. Bishop de Rozario is Chairman of the Western Regional Bishops' Council Committee for Communication. He is also a member of the Catholic Bishops' Conference of India commissions for Communication and for Proclamation of the Word.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Francis Leo Braganza, SJ (1987-1997)
  • Bishop Ignatius Salvador D'Souza (1966-1987)

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