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1st Jun, 16

Most. Rev. Dr. Telagathoti Raja Rao – The Bishop of Vijayawada

It is a great joy for the Vice-province of India smm and congregation at large, that a Montfortian is elevated to the office of episcopacy. Rev. Fr. T. Rajarao the Provincial of Montfort Missionaries, India was announced as the New Bishop of Vijayawada by the Holy See on 18/12/2015. He was ordained Bishop of Vijayawada on

02.02.2016 by Nuncio in a glittering celebration in Vijayawada. Amidst many Bishops, Priests and & religious and multitude of faithful Fr. Raja was ordained as the Bishop. Being one with our Bishop, the Superior General and all the Confreres from India participated in the Episcopal ordination. Montfort Brothers of St. Gabriel, and Daughters of Wisdom (Montfort Sisters) Participated in the celebration. May the wisdom Incarnate fill him with all the graces to lead the Church in Vijayawada.