1. Bishop Thomas De Castro

  • Apostolic Vicar of Kanara 1674-1684.
  • Ordained Bishop on Spetember 15, 1675.
  • Appointed Apostolic Vicar on August 30,1675.
  • Died at Mangalore on July 16, 1684 and buried at Milagres.

 

 


 2. Bishop Bernardine of St Agnes, O.C.D.

  • Pro-Vicar Apostolic of Mangalore 1845-1853.
  • Appointed on May 5, 1845.
  • Died at Rome, on March 15, 1853.

 

 


3. Bishop Michael Antony of St Louis O.C.D.

  • Vicar Apostolic of Mangalore 1853-1870.
  • Appointed on March 15, 1853.
  • Resigned the See in 1870.
  • Died in Quilon 1878.

 

 


4. Bishop Mary Ephrem of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, O.C.D.

  • Vicar Apostolic of Mangalore 1870-1873.
  • Appointed on June 3, 1870.
  • Died in Mangalore on April 10, 1873
  • Buried at the Cathedral.

 


5. Bishop Nicholas Maria Pagani S.J.

  • Vicar Apostolic 1878-1886.
  • He was consecrated Bishop, on October 25, 1885.
  • On proclamation of Hierarchy for India, he became the First Bishop of Mangalore on September 1, 1886.
  • He died in Mangalore on April 30, 1895.
  • Buried at the Cathedral.

 


6. Bishop Abundius Cavadini S.J.

  • Bishop of Mangalore 1895-1910.
  • Ordained Bishop on November 26, 1895.
  • Died at Ootacamund on March 26, 1910
  • Buried at the Cathedral. 

 


7. Bishop Paul Perini S.J.

  • Bishop of Mangalore 1910-1923.
  • Appointed on August 17, 1910.
  • Ordained Bishop on December 4, 1910.
  • He was transferred to the newly constituted Bishopric of Calicut, but continued as Administrator Apostolic of Mangalore 1923-1928.
  • Died at Bangalore on June 28, 1932.
  • Buried at the Calicut Cathedral on June 30, 1932. 

 


8. Bishop Valerian J. D’Souza

  • Bishop of Mangalore 1928-1930.
  • Ordained Bishop on April 15, 1928.
  • Died at Waterford, Ireland on August 14, 1930.
  • Buried at the Cathedral on September 29, 1930.

 

 


9. Bishop Victor R. Fernandes

  • Bishop of Mangalore 1931-1955.
  • Appointed on May 6, 1931.
  • Ordained Bishop on September 21, 1931.
  • Died on January 4, 1955.
  • Buried at the Cathedral.

 


10. Bishop Basil S. T. Peres

  • Coadjutor Bishop to Bishop Victor Fernandes.
  • Ordained Bishop on October 28, 1952.
  • As Bishop of Mangalore from January 4, 1955 till his death on April 28, 1958
  • Buried at Rosario Cathedral. 

 

 


11. Bishop Raymond D’Mello

  • Bishop of Mangalore from April 6, 1959 till 1964.
  • Transferred to Allahabad on April 21, 1964;
  • Died on November 24, 1971.
  • Buried in Allahabad Cathedral.

 


12. Bishop Basil S. D’Souza

  • Bishop of Mangalore 1965-1996.
  • Appointed Bishop on March 22, 1965.
  • Ordained on May 11, 1965.
  • Died on September 5, 1996.
  • Buried on September 9, 1996 at Rosario Cathedral.

 


13. Bishop Aloysius Paul D’Souza

  • Bishop of Mangalore 1996-2018.
  • Ordained Bishop on May 15, 1996
  • He served as Auxiliary Bishop to Bishop Basil D'Souza, after whose death he was elected as Diocesan Administrator on September 13, 1996.
  • Nominated Bishop of the Diocese on December 18, 1996
  • Installed as Bishop of Mangalore on December 27, 1996.
  • His resignation from office became effective on July 3, 2018 when the Holy See appointed Msgr. Peter Paul Saldanha as Bishop of Mangalore.

14. Bishop Peter Paul Saldanha

  • Ordained and installed as Bishop of Mangalore on September 15, 2018 by Most Rev. Dr. Aloysius
  • Paul D’Souza at the Rosario Cathedral.
  • He served as Asst. Parish Priest in Belle, Milagres-Mangalore and Vittal.
  • He was appointed on the staff of St Joseph’s Seminary.
  • He pursued higher studies in Rome, and then served as the Professor in Urbaniana University until his appointment as Bishop on July 3, 2018. 

 

 

 

 

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