Bishop Gilbert Blaize Rego's Journey of Life
Place of Birth: Bombay
Father's Name Anthony Cajetan Rego
Mother's Name Othilia Maria Rego
Brothers & Sisters
Clarence, Mona, Francis (Bob), Carmen, Mercia (R.I.P.), Bernard, Patrick, Cecelia (R.I.P.), Connie, Rudi (The Bishop is the 3rd one)
School & College
1 Year of Primary education - Presentation Convent, Murree (at
present in Pakistan), Primary & High Schooling - St. Mary's School, Mazagaon, Bombay.
Entered Seminary 1946, Diocesan Seminary at Parel.
Ordained Priest 05.12.1953, St. Peter's Church, Bandra, Bombay
Motto: Sharing His Love and Joy
08.05.1954 Roman Catholic Mission, Talasari,
19.04.1960 Missionary at Dohad
01.06.1961 Missionary at Talasari
Sept.1964 Proceeded to Canada for studies for the Diploma
Course in Social Leadership in Antogonish.
1967 Director Caritas India, New Delhi.
31.03.1971 Elected Bishop of Simla-Chandigarh.
11.09.1971 Consecrated Bishop by Abp. Angelo Fernandes.
Retired 15.11.1999 - served 28 years as Shepherd of the Diocese. Resided at Clergy Home,Bombay.
Besides, looking after the Diocese of Simla-Chandigarh, he has held
the following responsibilities in the CBCI: Chairman of Justice &
Peace, Youth and Ecumenism & Dialogue.
Humane Qualities A true shepherd, a loving friend, simple, gentle, humble, a heart for the poor and the needy, humourous, approachable, etc.
Countries travelled Malaysia, Singapore, Japan, Australia, Sri-Lanka, Thailand, Burma, China (In Transit), Italy, Germany, Austria, France, Spain, Holland, Belgium, Norway, Sweden, England, Hungary, USA and Canada.
Passed away: 21.06.2012
Treks / Tours /Excursions