R.C LATIN CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF SULTANPET


Pope Francis created the diocese of Sulthanpet and made Monsignor Antonysamy Peter Abir its first bishop on December 28, 2013.The bishop-elect Antonysamy was born in Sathipattu, India in 1952, and was ordained a priest in 1979, He holds a master’s degree in biblical theology from St. Peter’s Pontifical Institute, Bangalore, India, a master’s degree in literature and history from the University of Titrupathy, India, a licentiate in sacred scriptures from the Biblicum in Rome, and a doctorate in sacred scriptures from the Gregorian Pontifical University,


Bishop Profile

Most Rev.Antonysamy Peter Abir

Monthly Program

Description of Bishop's Monthly Program

Bishop's Message

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Pastoral Letter

Diocese's of Sultanpet Pastoral letters

Born - April 07,1952

Priestly Ordination - May 01,1979

Appointed as Bishop - December 28, 2013

Episcopal Consecration - August 24,2006

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NEWS

CCBI Chairman for Bible
Our Bishop: Most Rev. Dr. Antonysamy Peter Abir, in the CCBI Plenary Assembly held in January, is elected the Chairman for the CCBI Commission for... Read More
Blessing & Laying the Foundation Stone
The laying the foundation stone for St. Paul’s Primary School (English Medium) was held at Kozjinjampara on Friday 21 September . Our Bishop blessed the... Read More
Blessing of the Adoration Chapel & Grotto
Our Bishop blessed and inaugurated the adoration chapel and the grotto of our Lady of Lourdes at Menonpara on Friday 14 September. The Bishop appreciated... Read More
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EVENTS

Opening of St James Church Kunnukadu
February 21, 2020
There was no parish church since fifty years of the erection of the parish at Ottapalam which was looked after by the Diocese of Calicut;...
New Church at Ottapalam
February 5, 2019
There was no parish church since fifty years of the erection of the parish at Ottapalam which was looked after by the Diocese of Calicut;...
Release of a New Book
February 5, 2019
His Eminence Oswald Gracias, CCBI President, released the book: My Encounter with Christ, written by our Bishop on 10 January 2019. The First copies received...
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UPCOMING EVENTS

Opening of St James Church Kunnukadu
February 21, 2020
There was no parish church since fifty years of the erection of the parish at Ottapalam which was looked after...
Blessing & Laying the Foundation Stone
October 1, 2018
The laying the foundation stone for St. Paul’s Primary School (English Medium) was held at Kozjinjampara on Friday 21 September...
Blessing of the Adoration Chapel & Grotto
October 1, 2018
Our Bishop blessed and inaugurated the adoration chapel and the grotto of our Lady of Lourdes at Menonpara on Friday...
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ONGOING PROJECTS

Opening of St James Church Kunnukadu
There was no parish church since fifty years of the erection of the parish at Ottapalam which was looked after by the Diocese of Calicut; the liturgical functions were held... Read More
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