Diocese of Berhampur

Bishop Nayak

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Bishop Sarat Chandra Nayak

Bishop's House, Post Box 27, Berhampur Dt. Ganjam, Orissa - 760 001 India

+91- 680-6450442, +91- 09437681965

Fax :91-680-2291237


Bishop Sarat Chandra Nayak was born July 1, 1957, in Kerubadi in Cuttack-Bhubaneshwar archdiocese. He was ordained a priest for the archdiocese on April 25, 1990. He served as chancellor of Cuttack-Bhubaneswar before being appointed Bishop of Berhampur on Nov. 27, 2006. His episcopal ordination followed on Jan. 30, 2007. Bishop Nayak is chairman of the Communication, Laity, and Scheduled Caste & Scheduled Tribes commissions for the Orissa Bishops' Council.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Joseph Das (1993 -2006)
  • Bishop Thomas Thiruthalil (1974 - 1989)

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