POPULAR MISSION CONVENTION 2018
12 A Convent Road Melapudur, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu 620001
The history of the Diocese goes back to early 17th century. In the year 1606, Diocese of Cochin established a mission in Madurai named Mission “sui iuris” of Madura. However, this mission activity was suppressed in the year 1773.
In the city of Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India, St.Mary’s Cathedral, popularly known as “ Mother of Good Health” in vernacular “Arockia Matha”, occupies a unique place not only it is one of the oldest Churches in Tamil Nadu
Most. Rev. Dr. Antony Devotta was born on 30th June 1943 to the family Mabel and Joseph Devotta. He was ordained on 27th August 1971 and appointed as Bishop of Tiruchirappalli on 28th January 2001.
Bishop M. Devadass Ambrose was ordained as a priest on Aug. 5, 1974 and appointed Bishop of Thanjavur on July 18, 1997. His Holiness, Pope Francis has appointed him as Apostolic Administrator of Tiruchirapalli on July 14, 2018.