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Diocese of Jagdalpur

Bishop Simon Stock Palathra
 Bishop Simon Stock Palathra
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Bishop Simon Stock Palathra
Bishop's house, Lal-Bagh, Jagdalpur - 494001, Bastar Dt., Chhattisgarh, India

Bishop Simon Stock Palathra of Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI) was born on Oct. 11, 1935, in Changanacherry in southern Indian Kerala state. He was ordained a priest on Dec. 1, 1964, and appointed Bishop of Jagdalpur diocese on Dec. 16, 1992. His episcopal ordination was on March 19, 1993. Bishop Palathara was diocesan procurator before his appointment as the diocesan prelate. This is the only Syro-Malabar diocese in Chhattisgarh state. He was retired after completing 75 years of age in 2013.

Bishop Simon Stock Palathra died on Nov. 19, 2022.

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