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Assumption of The B. V. M Province


Most Rev. Thomas Thennatt SAC, Bishop of the Diocese of Gwalior

The first Indian Pallottine Bishop, Most Rev. Thomas Thennatt SAC, was consecrated as Bishop of the Diocese of Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh on January 08, 2016 by His Grace Most Rev. Abraham Viruthakulangara, Archbishop of Nagpur, in the presence of many Archbishops, Bishops, Priests, Religious, Very Rev. Fr. Jacob Nampudakam SAC, Rector General and a large gathering of the faithful from the Diocese of Gwalior and the surrounding places. From our Province Fr Provincial and five other confreres took part in the celebration.

We extend our heartiest congratulations to Bishop Thomas and wish him God's abundant blessings. May the Lord fill him with strength and courage, wisdom and knowledge as he shepherds the people of the Diocese of Gwalior.