Diocese of Bagdogra
Bishop Vincent Aind
Bishop Aind
Bishop Vincent Aind
Bishop's House
P.O. Pradhan Nagar,
Siliguri - 734003,
West Bengal, India

Phone: (0353)2511.182; 2518.153
Fax :2518.153
Email: bishbagdogra@gmail.com

Bishop Vincent Aind was born on 30 Jan 1955 in Kalchini. He was elevated to bishopric while he was serving as the Dean of the Faculty of Philosophy of the Morning Star Regional Seminary in West Bengal.

He is a graduate of Economics from St. Joseph’s College, Darjeeling and a postgraduate in English from North Bengal University.

He studied theology at St. Joseph’s Seminary Mangalore and obtained a BTh and later gained a Doctorate from Gregorian University, Rome.

After ordained a priest for Jalpaiguri diocese in 1984, he served it in different capacities as assistant parish priest, parish priest besides working as professor, spiritual director and rector of Morning Star Regional Seminary.

Since 2007 he is also Consultant and Member of the diocesan council for economic affairs and Secretary of the Commission of the Clergy, Religious and Seminarians of the Regional Episcopal Conference of West Bengal.

He is also a member of executive committee and editorial team of the Association of Christian Philosophers of India (ACPI).

Previous Ordinaries:

  • Bishop Thomas D' Souza (1997 - 2011, appointed Coadjutor Archbishop Calcutta)
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