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Archdiocese of Bombay

Auxiliary Bishop Barthol Barretto
Auxiliary Bishop Barretto
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Auxiliary Bishop Barthol Barretto
Archbishop's House,
21 Nathalal Parekh Marg,
Mumbai-400001, India

Phone: (022)2202.10.93; 2202.11.93
Fax :2285.38.72
Email: [email protected]

Auxiliary Bishop Barthol Barretto was born on 16 September, 1961 in Mahim, Mumbai. He was as parish priest of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception (IC) Church in Borivli (West) when named bishop on Dec. 20, 2016.

He studied at St. Michael’s High School and holds a degree in history from the University of Mumbai.

He looked after several parishes in the archdioceses and also served as dean of the Thane deanery and Borivli.

He was also secretary to Cardinal Ivan Dias, and later to Cardinal Oswald Gracias.

He is a visiting professor at the archdiocesan seminary for Homiletics. He also briefly served as the administrator of the archdiocesan seminary. He is currently the vice-chairman of the priests’ council.

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Agnelo Rufino Gracias (2001 - 2014 retired)
  • Simon Cardinal Pimenta (1978 - 1997)
  • Valerian Cardinal Gracias (1950 - 1978)
  • Archbishop Thomas d'Esterre Roberts SJ (1937 - 1950)
  • Archbishop Joaquim Lima SJ (1928 - 1936)
  • Msgr. Sebastian Xavier (1926 - 1928)
  • Archbishop Herman Jurgens, SJ (1907 - 1916)
  • Dom Sebastiao Jose Pereira (1902 - 1928)
  • Archbishop Theodore Dalhoff, SJ (1891 - 1906)
  • Dom Antonio Pedro da Costa (1887-1901)
  • Archbishop George Porter, SJ (1886 - 1889)
  • Bishop Leo Meurin, SJ (1867 - 1886)
  • Bishop Walter Steins, SJ (1861 - 1867)
  • Bishop Alexius Canoz sj (1858-1861)
  • Bishop Anastasius Hartmann ofm Cap (1850-1858)
  • Bishop William Whelan, OCD (1848 - 1850)
  • Bishop Ferdinand Fortini, OCD (1840 - 1848)
  • Bishop Peter of Alcantara, OCD (1795 - 1840)
  • Bishop Victorinus of St.Mary (1789; 1791 - 1793)
  • Bishop Angelino of St.Joseph (1785 - 1786)
  • Bishop Charles of St.Conrad (1773 - 1785)
  • Bishop Dominic of St .Clare (1755 - 1772)
  • Bishop Sebastian of St. Margaret (1754)
  • Bishop Innocent of the Presentation (1746 - 1753)
  • Bishop Peter of Alcantara (1732 - 1745)
  • Bishop Mauritius of St Teresa (1720 - 1726)
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