Diocese of Shimoga felicitates newly consecrated Karwar Bishop Dr Duming Dias

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Shivamogga, Apr 12: The diocese of Shimoga felicitated Dr Duming Dias, bishop of diocese of Karwar on April 11 at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Shivamogga.

Dr Francis Serrao SJ, bishop of diocese of Shimoga together with his clergy, religious and faithful organised felicitation programme for its first clergy who was appointed by Pope Francis as the bishop of diocese of Karwar and consecrated him as bishop on April 9 Dr Peter Machado, archbishop of archdiocese of Bangalore.

A felicitation programme was organised at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Shivamogga. Bishop Dr Duming Dias celebrated the Holy Eucharist together with Bishop Francis Serrao SJ and clergy, people of god of diocese of Shimoga.

Bishop Francis Serrao SJ gave the homily on 'Role of the Good Shepherd in taking care of his flock'.

After the Mass, Bishop Francis Serrao SJ spoke felicitatory words on behalf of the diocese. Vicar general Msgr Felix Joseph Noronha read the felicitation honours for Bishop Dr Duming Dias. Then bishop, VG, chancellor Fr Stephen Maxi Albuquerque, judicial vicar Fr Biju, procurator Fr Ronald D'Cunha and rector of Sacred Heart Cathedral Shivamogga Fr Stany D'Souza honoured Bishop Dr Duming Dias with the shawl, garland, peta and fruits.

After the Holy Eucharist, Bishop Francis Serrao SJ blessed a new vehicle on behalf of the diocese of Shimoga and gifted it to Bishop Dr Duming Dias in front of the faithful gathered.




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  • Lawrence, Gundibala Dubai

    Fri, Apr 12 2024

    Long live Bishop Rev. Dr.Duming Dias.May God bless you on your new journey as a Bishop of Karwar

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