A Simple Man is his second name. He was ordained to Priesthood in the year 1989 and was appointed in Sanand Mission to assist the
parish and to take care of the Boarding children. He served the mission till
1991. In the year 1991 he became the Rector of St. Joseph
Minor Seminary at Khanpur, Ahmedabad. In the year 1994, he was sent to Rome for the higher
studies in Psychology in Gregorian University. After completing his studies in Rome, he came back
to the Diocese and was appointed as the Rector of the Major seminarians at Shraddha in Ahmedabad in the year 1998. He
continued as Rector till 2002. Besides being Rector, he also took care of
Naroda Parish as the In-charge Priest. In the year 2002, he moved from Ahmedabad to Nadiad to take care of the
St. Joseph’s Minor Seminary as the Rector. In the year 2012, he was posted as the Rector of the
Major Seminarians at Viyani Vihar, Vadodara. He was
also teaching in the Regional Theology as a Professor &
Counsellor. Till 2018, he continued his mission very
faithfully. It was on January 29th, 2018, he was
announced as the Bishop Elect for the Diocese of
Ahmedabad. On 14th April, 2018 was ordained as Bishop of Ahmedabad Diocese.
Birthdate : 14 Oct 1952
Native : Dist. Bhavnagar, Gujarat.
Ordained Priest 9 Apr 1988 as a Priest of Ahmedabad, Gujarat
Appointed 11 Nov 2002 as the Bishop of Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
Ordained 11 Jan 2003 as the Bishop of Ahmedabad, Gujarat.
Elevated 12 June 2015 as the Archbishop of Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
Installed 12 Jan 2016 as the Archbishop of Gandhinagar, Gujarat.
Bishop Mission was his second name
Manager of the school from 1990 to 2002.
Bishop Vision was his second name
was Manager of the school from 1974 to 1990.
Bishop Discipline was his second name
was Manager of the school from 1949 to 1974.
Falicitation of Dhun P. Unwala Madam,
upon completion of 50+ Years' Service in Our School
Dear Madam, we still need your constant encouragement.....
...and they all said Thank You Madam.
Fr. Herald Pinto the then Principal with Mother Teresa.
Bishop Stanislaus Fernandes (as he then was) manager of
St. Xavier's, Mirzapur listening to Mother Teresa.
Felicitation of Mother Teresa
and her congregation - Missionary of Charity
Grave of Saint Mother Teresa