AUXILIARY BISHOP

To do all in Him who strengthens me
Escutcheon
Heart, Holy Spirit, Rosary, Open Hands
 
Motto
To Do All In Him Who Strengthens Me
 
Symbolism
The Heart symbolises God’s all-embracing love; The Holy Spirit is a reminder of God’s strengthening presence; The Rosary represents Mary, our model of surrender to God’s will; The open hands touching the Heart symbolise the response to God’s love through loving service; the hands also form a bowl symbolising the washing of the feet (Love in action)
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About Auxiliary
Bishop Dominic Savio Fernandes
Date of Birth: 29th January 1954

Place of Birth: Sonapur, Mumbai

Parents: Helen and Late Anthony Cajetan Fernandes

Ordained Priest: 8th April 1989

APPOINTMENTS
 

June 1989 to May 1996 - Assistant, St. Stephen Church, Cumbala Hill

 

June 1996 to May 1997 - Assistant, Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Church, Bandra

 

June 1997 to May 1999 - Licentiate in Canon Law, Bangalore

 

June 1999 to August 2000 - Ecclesiastical Tribunal, Archbishop's House

 

21st August 2000  - Secretary to the Archbishop of Bombay while continuing to work in the Ecclesiastical Tribunal

June 2001  - Judge, Ecclesiastical Tribunal, Bandra

28th November 2001  - Vice Chancellor, Archdiocese of Bombay while continuing to work as  Judge, Ecclesiastical Tribunal, at Bandra

2002 to 2006  - Secretary, CCBI Commission for Canon Law & other Legislative Texts

8th December 2002  - Chancellor, Archdiocese of Bombay

1st August 2007  - Consultor, Archdiocese of Bombay

16th September 2010  - Chairman, Priests’ Council of the Archdiocese of Bombay

1st June 2012  - In-charge of the Laity & Lay Associations, Parish Civic and Political Cells, and Women’s Commission

15th May 2013  - Appointed Auxiliary Bishop Of Bombay by His Holiness Pope Francis and assigned the Titular See of Cozila

29th June 2013  - Ordained Bishop at St. Michael’s Church, Mahim

Bishop Dominic Savio Fernandes is Apostolic Vicar for the Laity, the Family, and the Women’s Commissions. He also serves the South Mumbai, Andheri, and Kurla Deaneries.

 
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