Port.1725/Gen.Sec.2018(3-b-10/CBCI-GC December 22nd 2018
Sad Demise of Bishop Emeritus Robert Kerketta, SDB of Tezpur.
Your Eminence, Your Beatitude, Your Excellency, Your Grace, Your Lordship,
Greetings from the CBCI Secretariat.
With deep sadness and sorrow we inform you of the sad demise of Bishop Emeritus Robert Kerketta, SDB of Tezpur. He passed away at 12:30pm, today 22nd December 2018 at Baptist Christian Hospital Tezpur. He was born on 22nd October 1932, he was ordained a priest on 11th February 1963 and was consecrated Bishop on 18th October 1970 as Bishop of Dibrugarh. He was appointed Bishop of Tezpur on 24th October 1980 and retired on 3rd December 2007.
The Funeral and Burial will take place on 27th December 2018 (Thursday), at the Bishop’s House, Priest’s Cemetery, Tezpur.
We pray that God may receive him in His arms and reward him abundantly for his long ministry in his vineyard.
With our prayers!
Bishop Theodore Mascarenhas SFX
Secretary General, CBCI