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Pope Francis


Rev. Dr. Thomasappa Anthony Swamy

CURRENT NEWS

SYNOD : 2021-23

APPOINTMENTS AND TRANSFERS : 2022

Synod 2021-2023:
You have been informed earlier about the upcoming Synod of 2021-2023. On 2nd December 2021 there was an input session by Rev. Fr. J. B. Saldanha, of Mangalore Diocese, at CMSSS Hassan. Booklets have been distributed to you
'ಜೊತೆಯಲಿ ಪಯಣಿಸುವ ಸಹಾಭಾಗಿತ್ವ ಧರ್ಮಸಭೆಗಾಗಿ
',  Compiled by Msgr. Ronald Cardoza & Fr. Vinay Kumar. You may go through the same for the details of the programs. I thank both Priests for their good work. Please find below some information regarding the Diocesan Synodal program. I request all the Parish Priests to show keen interest and motivate the laity in parishes.

 

A Study Session on Synod for the Priests of the Diocese
The Diocese of Chikmagalur organized a study session on the
Synodal process for the priests of the Dioceses of Chikmagalur on 02-12-2021 at CMSSS, Hassan. The study session was organized in order to begin the process of "walking together" at the parish level. Very Rev. Fr John Bpatist Saldanha, Parish Priest of Bejai Church, Mangalore and the PRO of the Diocese of Mangalore spoke on the Synod on Synodality: A new way of being a Church. Clergy of the diocese participated actively during the session and in the discussion and dialogue at the end of the study session.

Inauguration of the Synodal Journey in the Diocese of Chikmagalur
A graceful and Spirit filled event in the life of the Church convoked by Pope Francis on 10 October 2021 celebrating a Synod (The XVI Ordinary General Assembly of the Synod of Bishops with the theme "For a Synodal Church; Communion, Participation and Mission")

The diocesan process of Synodal journey was inaugurated in our diocese officially on 17 October 2021 by our Bishop Most Rev Dr T. Anthony Swamy during the Eucharistic Celebration in the Cathedral Church. The priests, Religious and lay faithful from various parishes were present for this graceful event.

APPOINTMENT OF NEW VICAR GENREAL
Very Rev. Fr Elias Sequeira is appointed as the new Vicar General of the Diocese of Chikmagalur with effect from 25-05-2022. Msgr Elias Sequeira was born on November 16th, 1955 and he was ordained at the age of 28. We congratulate and wish him all the best in his ministry. We wholeheartedly thank Rev. Msgr Ronald Cardoza who contributed a lot to the Diocese by his valuable suggestions and guidance as the Monsignor of the Diocese.

RETIREMENT:
Rev. Fr. George Andrade:- I take this opportunity to thank Rev. Fr. George Andrade who has served our Diocese for 48 precious years as Priest. He was ordained on 21st May 1974. As he is retiring from his active parish ministry we gratefully remember his service to the Diocese of Chikmagalur in various capacities as assistant Priest and Parish Priest. May God bless him.
Rev. Fr. Sylvester Miranda:- I take this opportunity to thank Rev. Fr. Sylvester Miranda who has served our Diocese for 46 precious years as Priest. He was ordained on 25th May 1976. As he is retiring from his active parish ministry we gratefully remember his service to the Diocese of Chikmagalur in various capacities as assistant Priest and Parish Priest, in the Diocese. May God bless him.

SILVER JUBILEE OF PRIESTLY ORDINATION
We congratulate Rev. Fr. Shanthraj R. and Rev. Fr. Peter Brank on the completion of 25 valuable years in the vineyard of the Lord as Priests. They are serving the Diocese in various capacities. May God shower his choicest blessings upon them. Ad Multos Annos.

INAUGURATION OF THE NEW BELFRY AT KOPPA

INAUGURATION OF THE RENOVATED CHURCH AND NEW COMMUNITY HALL AT JAYANAGARA

INAUGURATION OF THE NEW BELFRY AT SAMSE

INAUGURATION OF THE NEW CHAPEL VARTHEGUNDI - ROPELINE

INAUGURATION OF THE RENOVATED CHURCH AT SAKLESHPURA

INAUGURATION OF THE RENOVATED CHURCH AT KADABAGERE

NEW PRESBYTERY AT MAGUNDI

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