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Mangalore: Rev Dr J S Sadanand is New CSI Bishop


Mangalore: Rev Dr J S Sadanand is New CSI Bishop

Daijiworld Media Network - Mangalore (SP)

Mangalore, Aug 27: Rev Dr Sadanand will be consecrated as the Bishop of Karnataka South Diocese, through a religious ceremony to be held at Balmatta Church of South India (CSI) Shanti Cathedral in the city on Friday August 28.

Moderator of the Church of South India, Fr J W Gladston, will be guiding the consecration procedures, on the occasion of the enthronement of the new Bishop.

Rev Dr J S Sadanand is a native of Udupi. After being ordained into religious order through pastoral formation in the year 1969, he joined Karnataka Theological College here as lecturer in the year 1974. In 1983, he secured his doctorate from Coettingen University in Germany. He has been functioning as the principal of Karnataka Theological College and the secretary of Karnataka Christian Educational Society. Dr Sadanand is also the honorary president of the Senate of Serampore College.

As the Bishop, Rev Dr J S Sadanand will have jurisdiction over CSI churches located in Dakshina Kannada, Udupi, Kodagu, Chikmagalur, Hassan, Mandya, Mysore, and Chamarajnagar districts in Karnataka apart from Kasargod district in Kerala and Talavadi district in Tamil Nadu.


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  • Smitha Jackline Amanna, Mangalore/Sudan, North Africa

    Sat, Sep 19 2009

    Congratulations Ayya on being elected as the Bishop of South Diocese. We pray that God showers his blessings on you to continue the good work that you have been doing all through these years for our community

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  • Jayananda Peter & Kiran Jennifer, Mangalore / South Africa

    Tue, Sep 1 2009

    Our Hearty Congratulations to Ayya! We look forward to lot of positive changes under your leadership. Jayananda Peter

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  • binush franklin, mandya

    Sun, Aug 30 2009

    Great to hear this news.god bless REV.DR.SADANAND and lead him in right path so that we CSI christians are respected more. wish you all the best

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  • Donald Menezes, Bijai, Mangalore

    Sun, Aug 30 2009

    Congratulations, dear Dr. Sadananda on your long awaited and highly deserved elevaation to the Office of the Bishop. We pray that the Lord may fill you with wisdom from above to sholder the heavy responsibility of shepherding he flock and may the Holy Spiit endow you with power at a time where need for a pastoral leadership calibre is much felt

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  • Dr. V. B. Hans, Mangalore

    Fri, Aug 28 2009

    Dear Bishop Sadananda, From Church to College/University and back to Church/Diocese - yours is an eventful journey in the Lord''s Ministry in this world. Here''s praying for God''s merciful blessings upon you and your family for further commitment to His call to serve His children. - Wishes from Basil, Anet and Sanjana Meadows 202, Ballalbagh, Mangalore.

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  • Prof John and family, Mangalore

    Fri, Aug 28 2009

    Dear Rev. congrats on the achievement and wish you all the best. a well deserved elevation indeed.Praise the Lord

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  • Dr Ramona/ Dr Anand, Mangalore/ USA

    Fri, Aug 28 2009

    Dear Rt Rev Dr J.S. Sadananda ayya we are very happy and congratulate you on having been appointed as the Bishop of southern Diocese. May God Almighty Bless you and your family and grant you the strenght and courage to lead and guide the congregation and all the churches of South India.

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  • juliet mascarenhas, bejai/mangalore

    Fri, Aug 28 2009

    Cogratulations Rev.Dr.J.S.Sadanand.May the almighty shower his choicest blessings on you on the great occasion of your enthronment and give you strength to lead the flock as a good shepherd.

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  • Fr. CANUTE BARBOZA, Ukkinadka Church, Mangalore Diocese

    Fri, Aug 28 2009

    Dr J.S.Sadananda is a true pastor very kind, gentle, simple, humble and always availble for those in genunine need. I am sure the Holy Spirit has certainly played an active role in the appointment of Dr J.S.Sadananda as the Bishop of CSI church.

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  • Sandeep Theophil & Fly, Mangalore/Chennai

    Fri, Aug 28 2009

    Dear Bishop Dr. J.S.Sadananda, We are glad and delighted on your appointment as our bishop. We thank and pray to God that your leadership to our diocese based on the Kingdom values mark a new beginning, and lead all the churches of the Karnataka Southern Diocese and its Diaspora churches in Mumbai and Dubai in bearing an effective witness and contribute to the wholistic development of this nation. May your Episcopal Ministry be blessed by the Triune God.

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  • Wilson, Mangalore / Dubai

    Fri, Aug 28 2009

    Congratulations Rev.Dr. Sadananda on being the Bishop of Karnata Souther Diocese. Our prayers and full supports are with you in leading the whole congregation . It was great pleasure in deed, First time in the history Karanata Eligible, Qualified, Humble and soft spoken person like you who is elected as a Bishop.

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  • HONEY JONAS, MANGALORE,BAHRAIN

    Sat, Aug 29 2009

    Dear Rev.sadanand, congratulations to you on being appointed new bishop of CSI,All the best for your future, from HONEY JONAS & family.

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  • Arunkumar Bunyan, Bangalore

    Fri, Aug 28 2009

    Dear Sadananda, At the outset on behalf of this council and myself would like to congratulate you on your becoming the Bishop of Karnataka Southern Diocese. We pray for your successful Episcopal Ministry in the diocese. I am looking forward to your relationship to this council in the years to come. Once again I wish you and your family God’s blessings. I am sure you would be a great blessing to the people of Karnataka Southern Diocese and the Church of South India.

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  • Anoop Soans, Mangalore/Qatar

    Fri, Aug 28 2009

    Congratulations Dr. Sadanand. Sanctified afflictions are spiritual promotions. Your appointment and consecration comes forth as calm after the storm in the CSI Fraternity. Pray and hope that there would be a spiritual awakening amongst the chosen ones in your tenure.May God Bless You

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  • Llewllyn Sumantha, Mangalore/Valencia

    Fri, Aug 28 2009

    Dear Rev.Dr.J.S.Sadnanda, Congratulations for being elected as the Bishop.Our prayers are always with you.Finally All Mighty God blessed our Karnataka southern Diocese with a able,soft spoken,dignified and well respected leader to us forward.May All Mighty God Bless you and our Diocese. God Bless Llewllyn Sumantha and Family.

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  • Rev.Sandeep Theophil & Fly, Mangalore/Chennai

    Sat, Aug 29 2009

    Congratulations Ayya, we are indeed glad on your appointment as our Bishop, and believe that your leadership, based on Kingdom values will mark a new beginning for the CSI churches of the Karnataka Southern Diocese and its Diaspora churches in Mumbai and Dubai. May your Episcopal ministry be abundantly blessed by the Triune God.

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  • Joseph Bernhard, Mangalore / Dubai

    Fri, Aug 28 2009

    Wish you All the Best.

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  • Sudhir Ephraim & Family, Mulki/Mangalore

    Fri, Aug 28 2009

    Dear Sadananda ayya, Hearty Congratulations. Our prayers are with you. All the best ayya.

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  • Prakash Ammanna, Bolma Mangalore Dubai

    Fri, Aug 28 2009

    Wish You All The Best

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  • prasanna kumar, Bangalore

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Welcome Uncle

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  • Pravin & Prakash Jathanna & family, Mangalore/ Texas USA

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Congratulations Rev. Dr. J.S. Sadanand ayya, on your election and consecration as the Bishop of Kanataka Southern Diocese. An able administrator, visionary, scholar and soft-spoken gentle man with the leadership qualities to unite and move the Protestant Christian community forward. Your leadership was certainly long over due.May the lord bless and strengthen your hands in the enormous task that is ahead of you. Rev. T. P. Jathanna and family rejoice on this great occasion.

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  • Rammohan, Puttur

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Congratulations Dr. Rev Sadanand. With Best Wishes

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  • A.S.Mathew, U.S.A.

    Fri, Aug 28 2009

    Hearty congratulations and prayers as you take this divine and noble job as the Bishop of CSI Church. God may richly bless you.

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  • Moses N Kiran Amanna, Basrur,Kudapura

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Congratulations ,we thank god for the blessing,and as a family we wish you all the best.

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  • Moses N Kiran Amanna, Basrur,Kudapura

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Congratulations ,we thank god for the blessing,and as a family we wish you all the best.

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  • Albert/Edith Kanavalli, Mangalore/Hubli/Canada

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Every so often, the right thing happens to the right person for the right reason.You dit it...you earned it.Congratulations and wishing you success always.

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  • Eigan & Nora Salins, Mangalore/Dubai

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    We praise the Lord for his wondrous works. Our heartiest congratulations to you Sadanand Ayya. We wish and pray that the Almighty guides you with wisdom, courage and strength to lead according to His will.

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  • irene, mangalore

    Fri, Aug 28 2009

    Dr.Sadananda you deserve this honour.It is difficult to say that the position is honoured because of Dr. Sadananda or Dr.Sadananda is honoured because of the position.Anyhow all the best.

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  • Mr.E.D.Sadananda & Fly, Udyavara, Udupi

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Our Hearty Congratulations Dear Rev.Dr.John.S.Sadananda for being appointed as Bishop of CSI – Karnataka Southern Diocese. May God shower his blessings to guide and help you, to lead the congregation to greater heights.

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  • samuel sadanand, balmatta/kuwait

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    many congradulations to Rt rev dr j.s.sadanand.May God strengthen your hands to lead His people...best wishes from anand and sunaina

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  • Samson Armstrong devadatha, Mangalore/Kuwait

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Congratulations & Wish you All the Best Ayya.

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  • Samson Armstrong Devadatha, Mangalore / Kuwait

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Congratulations and all the best.

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  • Bishop Henry D''Souza, Bellary

    Fri, Aug 28 2009

    Indeed delighted! We thank and praise God for the appointment! Dr J.S. Sadanand is the right man for the right job at the right time! Praise Lord! May his episcopal ministry be abunantly blessed by the Lord! Once again congratulations!

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  • Stanley Karkada, Mangalore (Kadri)/U.S.A

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Congrautlions, we are really happy to hear this news. I wish you all the best. Our Prayers are always with you. From, Stanley, Dolly, Ashwin & Murel.

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  • Santosh & Kethsia Johnas, Mangalore/ USA

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Dear Dr/Rev Sadananda Congratulations on your appointment as Bishop. We pray to God to give you wisdom, strength and courage to lead the Southern Diocese and provide the leadership. Although we will not be able be present on the very special consecration day, we will remember you in our prayers. Wish you all the best.

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  • Winston Jodh Kumar, Puttur / Dubai

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Congratulations Rev.J S Sadanand. May God bless you and help you to run Diocese in peace and unity. Best wishes Jodh Kumar and fly.

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  • Kiran & Ramya Salins, Muscat

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Dear Rev.Dr. J.S.Sadananda, congratulations. We pray for you as you assume the highest office in the diocese as bishop.

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  • David Ranjan karkada, Haleangadi (Mangalore)/ Dubai

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Congratulations Dear Sadanand Ayya. Finally the right one is chosen. May god bless you & wish you All the best. David Ranjan Karkada & Fly Haleangadi.

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  • E.Manohar Ananda, Mangalore / Kuwait

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    We, all the Kuwait Kannada Congregation members offer you our heartfelt congratulations on your ordination as Bishop of Karnataka South Diocese. The Lord has entrusted you as shepherd of His sheep and lambs. We pray for many blessings, strength and health and also much consolation and joy in this new task. Be assured that you are loved and appreciated around the world by countless numbers of people who seek to serve the Lord in the same ways. May you always feel the guidance and power of the Holy Spirit in all that you undertake for the Kingdom of God and the glory of His name! Rest assured of our prayers.

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  • Linda, Bangalore

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Dear Sir, we all , our family members and friends here congratulate you. May God''s abundant blessings be with you always. Thank you very much.Best wishes Sir.

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  • Lenin Amanna, Kaup/Mangalore

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Congratulations!

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  • Rohit Salins & Surekha salins, Surathkal

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Congratulation dear Ayya on being elected as new Bishop of CSI community. May Almighty God bless your works.

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  • Prema Palanna, Gorigudda,Mangalore/Dubai

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Congratulation Rev''d. Dr. J.S. Sadanand. Me and my family will always remember you in our prayers.

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  • Bhaskar Kotian, Udupi / Unity Kannada Church Dubai

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Congratulations on rising to new responsible as Bishop of Karnataka Southern Diocise. May God give you wisdom, knowledge, peace & good health to discharge your duties. God bless you. Regards Bhaskar Kotian & family

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  • Sunil Randolf Sathyavratha, Mangalore/Dubai

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Rev.Dr.Sadanand ayya,Congratuations on being appointed as the Bishop of Kanataka Diocese.In you we have got an intelligent,highly qualified,soft spoken,well respected leader as our SHEPHERD.May the Lord Almighty Bless You abundantly...

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  • PRAVEEN, TANISHQ MANGALORE

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Dear Dr.rev J.S Sadanand i congradulate on behalf of TANISHQ TEAM MANGALORE On Being appointed as New Bishop of CSI. Let d god bless u with good health and wealth and long life.

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  • william, udupi/KUWAIT

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Congratulations I Hope english services will be introduced in Udupi

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  • Jossy, Madanthyar

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    CONGRATULATIONS to Rev. Dr. J S Sadanand from Roman Catholic community. May Al mighty God bless his works

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  • Henry,

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Dear Dr Sadanand, hearty congratulations to you on your election as the new Bishop of Karnataka Southern Diocese. I wish you all well and pray for you.

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  • Pradeep & Roshni Kanchan, Mangalore

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Congratulations to Dear Sadananda Ayya...

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  • Royston Jathanna, Mangalore/Bangalore

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Great to hear this news. I guess all i can say is that it was well deserved. God bless Dr.Sadanand and lead him in the right paths so that we CSI christians are respected more than what we already are. I am sure ayya will not let us down. Once again, congrats Ayya on this well deserved post.

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  • Anil Bangeraand family, Balmatta

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Congratulation Ayya ,Wish you All the Best.

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  • Shirley, Mangalore

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    We are very happy that Rev. Dr J. S. Sadananda will be the new Bishop of CSI,KSD. We believe that this is the Lord''s doing & look forward to his able & just leadership in all the affairs of the Diocese. We pray that the Almighty blesses him & uses him as His instrument in the diocese during his tenure as Bishop. Congratulations & All the best ! Charles Furtado & Shirley, Mangalore.

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  • Santhosh Karkada/Dubai/Mangalore, Mangalore

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    I congratulate Rt Rev. J.S. Sadananda. it is very good news we got a good Bishop. "May god bless you always.

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  • Naveen Frank, Mangalore/Sharjah

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Congratulations to Dr JS Sadanand on being appointed Bishop of Karnataka South Diocese. As an amateur travel consultant while in Mangalore , I used to meet him for his travel needs to Europe when he was the Dean of the Karnataka Theological College . I have always found him to be a soft spoken gentleman . It is beyond doubt that the CSI community has got a worthy shepherd to lead the flock.

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  • Thomas Dsouza, Gorigudda/Israel

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Congratulation Dr J S Sadanand Wish u good luck..

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  • AKSHITHA KUNDER, MANGALORE/DUBAI

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    AYYA CONGRATULATION ....AND ALL THE VERY BEST...

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  • Alwyn Sumantha, Mangalore/Kuwait

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Congratulations.May God Bless You. alwyn sumantha & fly

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  • John Salins & Fly., Mangalore/Dubai

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Dear Sadananda Ayya, Finally god has listend to our prayers and we have a choosen one as a leader. I hope your Admin skills/vision & dedication will take our community to next level and you will set up an example to our community through your leadership as you did to KACES.

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  • Austin Santhosh, Haleangadi/Bahrain

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Congratulations Sadanand ayya! I am really proud to say that we have got an able and highly respected person as our Bishop. Your leadership was long overdue. Certainly a new ray of hope! I am sure, Bright days are ahead for Protestant Christians of Mangalore!

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  • Janet Fredrick, Mangalore / Mumbai

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Congratulations Dr. Sadanand. Sanctified afflictions are spiritual promotions. Your appointment and consecration comes forth as calm after the storm in the CSI Fraternity. Pray and hope that there would be a spiritual awakening amongst the chosen ones in your tenure.

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  • T.S.Thomas, UCANews, Mangalore

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Dear Rev. Sadanand, Congratulations. U can definitEly be a good shephered. All the best.

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  • jeevan amanna, Udupi/Muscat

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Rev Dr Sadanand, congratulations to you on being the new Bishop of CSI, let the Lords blessings help you in all the progressive works you would undertake in your tenure as Bishop. best wishes to you sir. from Jeevan Amanna & Fly Kudremukh/Udupi/Oman

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  • Ronald santhosh shiri, Mangalore/Bahrain

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    congratulation,& all the best

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  • Vinaya John, Mangalore/Bahrain

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Congratulations Ayya. Finally the right one is chosen. I and John wish you all the best and pray that the Lord guides you to the right path.

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  • william pais, Mangalore

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Dear revered Sadananda, hearteist cogratulations on your bieng elected as the Bishop.Your flock will have the right Sheperd in you. May your ministry be fruitful.

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  • Desmond, Mangalore

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Wish you All the Best.

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  • Mathew Joseph, Dubai / Mangalore

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    We, the Josephs family,previous residents of Old Kent Road and members of St.Pauls Church, congratulate Dr.J.S.Sadanand on his appointment as the Bishop. Our prayers and sincere best wishes will always be with Dr.Sadanand and his family.

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  • JWKunder, Mangalore

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    Congratulation Ayya

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  • joseline naveen kumar /DUBAI, jeppu market mangalore

    Thu, Aug 27 2009

    PRAISE THE LORD It is good & happy Rev sadananda concecrate our Bishop from my childhood I know him very well we like his preach always in our kanthi church jeppu we pray Father God for his good always

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  • Kurt Waschnig, Oldenburg/Germany

    Wed, Aug 26 2009

    I congratulate Rev Dr J S Sadanand. He took out his doctor´s degree in Göttingen/Germany. Up to now he has done an excellent job and served GOD as a representative on earth. I wish him the best for his difficult work. May God bless him. Regards from Germany Kurt Waschnig

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