Diocese of Bareilly

Bishop Anthony Fernandes

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Bishop Anthony Fernandes

Address: Bishop's House 63, Cantonment Bareilly Uttar Pradesh India- 243 001

+91- 581- 2510598, (Per) +91- 581- 2511181, Mobile: +91- 09436143316

Fax :+91- 581 -2510598

bishopanthony_in@yahoo.com, bareillydiocese1989@yahoo.in

Bishop Anthony Fernandes was born on July 6, 1936, in Kalathur in Mangalore. He was ordained a priest on Dec. 2, 1964, in the diocese of Varanasi. He was serving as Vicar General of Varanasi when he was appointed the first Bishop of Bareilly on Jan. 19, 1989. His ordination as bishop followed on March 29, 1989.

Bishop Fernandes is a member of Catholic Bishops' Conference of India Commission for Laity and chairs the Agra regional bishops' Commission for Family and the regional Bible Institute.