Mar John Vadakel, CMI

Mar John Vadakel, CMI
Bishop of Bijnor

He is born on 8-9-1943 and belongs to Beslehem parish in the diocese of Kothamangalam. He was ordained on 19-12-1975 and worked in many mission stations of Bijnor right from his ordination. He spent some years on the staff of Dharmaram College in the formation of students, has been in the provincial team of Bijnor province for more than once. He has Bachelor’s Degree in Science and M.Th. from Dharmaram. When he was nominated bishop of Bijnor he was working as the Vicar General of the diocese. He was elected Bishop of Bijnor on 14 August 2009 upon the acceptance of the resignation of his predecessor Bishop Gratian Mundadan from the office of the Bishop of Bijnor. His Episcopal Ordination and enthronement took place on 22 October 2009

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