Diocese of

Nashik

India India

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Continent: South and East Asia

Rite: Roman (Latin)

Type: Diocese Diocese

Name: Nashik / Nashiken(sis) (Latin)

Ecclesiastical Province: Bombay

Depends on: Dicastery for Evangelisation

Celebrations

Patron Saint: Saint Thérèse of the Child Jesus

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History

Present Prelates

Bishop (2023.12.30 – ...):Bishop Barthol Barretto (62)Bishop Barthol Barretto (62)

Ordinaries

Bishops of Nashik (Roman Rite)

Bishop Barthol Barretto (62)Bishop Barthol Barretto (62)
(2023.12.30 – ...)

Bishop of Nashik (India)

Love in action

Born:1961.09.16 (Mahim, India)
Ordained Priest:1989.04.08
Consecrated Bishop:2017.01.28

Priest of Bombay (India) (1989.04.08 – 2016.12.20)

Titular Bishop of Strongoli (2016.12.20 – 2023.12.30)

Auxiliary Bishop of Bombay (India) (2016.12.20 – 2023.12.30)

Bishop of Nashik (India) (2023.12.30 – ...)

Bishop Lourdunada Daniel (77)Bishop Lourdunada Daniel (77)
(2010.11.11 – 2023.12.30)

Bishop emeritus of Nashik (India)

Feed my sheep

Born:1947.02.19 (Dehu Road, India)
Ordained Priest:1980.04.19
Consecrated Bishop:2007.08.02

Priest of Poona (India) (1980.04.19 – 2007.06.08)

Bishop of Amravati (India) (2007.06.08 – 2010.11.11)

Apostolic Administrator of Nashik (India) (2009.12.10 – 2010.11.11)

Apostolic Administrator of Amravati (India) (2010.11.11 – 2012.07.11)

Bishop of Nashik (India) (2010.11.11 – 2023.12.30)

Bishop Lourdunada Daniel (77)Bishop Lourdunada Daniel (77)
(Apostolic Administrator 2009.12.10 – 2010.11.11)

Archbishop Felix Anthony Machado (76)Archbishop Felix Anthony Machado (76)
(2008.01.16 – 2009.11.10)

Archbishop-Bishop emeritus of Vasai (India)

Peace and harmony

Born:1948.06.06 (Remedy, India)
Ordained Priest:1976.10.30
Consecrated Bishop:2008.03.08

Priest of Vasai (India) (1976.10.30 – 2008.01.16)

Chaplain of His Holiness (1998.12.30 – 2008.01.16)

Undersecretary of Pontifical Council for Inter-Religious Dialogue (1999.10.01 – 2008.01.16)

Archbishop-Bishop of Nashik (India) (2008.01.16 – 2009.11.10)

Archbishop-Bishop of Vasai (India) (2009.11.10 – 2024.06.06)

General Secretary of Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India (2020.02.18 – 2024.02.06)

Bishop Valerian D’Souza
(Apostolic Administrator 2007.03.31 – 2008.01.16)

Bishop Thomas Bhalerao, S.J.
(1987.05.15 – 2007.03.31)

Born:1933.02.01 (India)
Ordained Priest:1965.03.27
Consecrated Bishop:1987.08.23
Died:2015.02.13 († 82)

Bishop of Nashik (India) (1987.05.15 – 2007.03.31)

Special Churches

Bombay (↙), Vasai (↙), Baroda (↑), Jhabua (↑), Khandwa (↗), Amravati (→), Aurangabad (→), Poona (↓)

Statistics (2021.12.31)

Area: 57,532 km²

Population: 76,300 Catholics (2.3% of 3,325,000 total)

Pastoral Centres: 34 parishes

Personnel: 110 priests (37 diocesan, 73 religious), 391 religious (125 brothers, 266 sisters), 2 seminarians

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Last updated on 2024.06.17

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