TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE HEIRARCHY
Most Rev. Antony Devotta
Bishop Emeritus of Tiruchirappalli
(30th June, 1943 - 15th October 2019)
Dear Father, Sister, Sir,
It is with deep sadness and sorrow we inform you of the passing away of our beloved Bishop Antony Devotta, Bishop Emeritus of Tiruchirappalli, today, 15th October, 2019.
The funeral mass will be at 10.00 a.m. tomorrow, 16th October, 2019, at the Cathedral of Trichy.
Bishop Antony Devotta was born on 30th June, 1943 and was ordained Priest on 27th August, 1971. He was appointed Bishop of Tiruchirappalli on 16th November, 2000 and was ordained Bishop on 28th January, 2001. He retired from the pastoral governance of the Diocese of Tiruchirappalli on 14th July, 2018. He was a Priest for 48 years and a Bishop for 18 years.
Eternal Rest grant unto him O Lord and may the light of your face shine upon him.
Fr. Jervis D’Souza,
Deputy Secretary General, CBCI