Diocese of Mysore

Bishop Vazhapilly

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Bishop Thomas Antony Vazhapilly

B.N. Road, Mysore City-570 001, Karnataka, India

+91 821 24 48 395, 24 43 545

Fax :+91 821 25 65 708

bishopmysore@rediffmail.com

Bishop Thomas Antony Vazhapilly was born on April 11, 1940 in Peringottukara, Kerala state and ordained a priest of Bombay Archdiocese on Dec. 2, 1964. He was appointed Bishop of Mysore on Feb. 12, 2003 and his Episcopal ordination was on March 25, 2003. Prior to his nomination as a bishop, he worked as a parish priest in Shimoga Diocese, and a professor of theology in the St. Peter's Pontifical Institute, Bangalore.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Joseph Roy (Dec 19, 1994 - Feb 12, 2003)
  • Bishop Francis Michaelappa (Dec 22, 1986 - Mar 17, 1993)
  • Bishop Sebastiäo Francisco Mathias Fernandes (Nov 16, 1963 - May 9, 1985)
  • Bishop René-Jean-Baptiste-Germain Feuga, M.E.P. (Apostolic Administrator Nov 20, 1962 - Nov 16, 1963)
  • Bishop René-Jean-Baptiste-Germain Feuga, M.E.P. (April 3, 1941 - Nov 20, 1962)
  • Bishop Maurice-Bernard-Benoit-Joseph Despatures, M.E.P. (June 21, 1922 - Feb 13, 1940)
  • Bishop Hippolyte Teissier, M.E.P. (Sept 4, 1916 - Feb 26, 1922)
  • Bishop Augustin-François Baslé, M.E.P. (June 2, 1910 - Sept 13, 1915)
  • Bishop Eugène-Louis Kleiner, M.E.P. (Sept. 14, 1890 - June 2, 1910)
  • Bishop Jean-Yves-Marie Coadou, M.E.P. (Nov. 25, 1886 - Sept. 14, 1890)
  • Bishop Jean-Yves-Marie Coadou, M.E.P. (Aug. 20, 1880 - Nov. 25, 1886)
  • Bishop Joseph-Auguste Chevalier, M.E.P. (Nov. 11, 1873 - March 25, 1880)
  • Vicars Apostolic of Mysore (Roman Rite) (-)
  • Bishop Etienne-Louis Charbonnaux, M.E.P. (April 3, 1850 - June 23, 1873)

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