Diocese of Dumka

Bishop Marandi

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Bishop Julius Marandi

c/o Bishop's House Bhagalpur Road, Dudhani, Dumka- 814 101, Jharkhand, India

+91 6434 222413, 223749, Mobile: 9431156012

Fax :+91 6434 223377


Bishop Julius Marandi, D.D. was born on Aug. 7, 1954 in Bandia Village, Dulabitta Parish, Diocese of Bhagalpur. He was ordained a priest on Sept. 12, 1983, and was appointed Bishop of Dumka on July 14, 1997 by Pope John Paul II.His ordination was on Oct. 7, 1997.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Stephen M. Tiru (1986-1995)
  • Archbishop Telesphore Placidus Cardinal Toppo (1978-1984)
  • Bishop Leo Tigga, S.J. † (1962-1978)
  • Father Adam Grossi, P.M.E. † (1952-1962)

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