Bishop

Most Rev. Moses M. Costa, C.S.C., D.D.

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His Motto: “Joy of Communion in Contemplation & Service”

Date & Place of Birth : 17 November 1950, Tumilia, Dhaka
Parents : Late Paul Hiron Costa and Late Margarita Markena Gomes
Secondary School Certificate Exam. : 1969, 1st Division, Bandura Holy Cross High School, Dhaka
Dhaka Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education
Higher Secondary School Certificate Exam. : 1971, 1st Division, Notre Dame College, Dhaka
Dhaka Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education
Graduation : 1973, Notre Dame College, Dhaka
Bangladesh National University
Novitiate in Holy Cross Congregation : 1977-1978
Prefession : First Profession: 20 January 1978
Final Profession: 20 January 1981
Philosophy & Theology : 1978-1981: Holy Spirit Major Seminary, Dhaka
Deaconate Ordination : 21 January 1981
Priestly Ordination : 5 February 1981 by Archbishop Late Michael Rozario, Tumilia, Dhaka
Priestly Ministry : 1981-1983: Asst. Parish Priest, Srimangal Parish
Asst. Parish Priest, Jalchatra Parish
1984-1986: Licentiate in Theology & Spirituality from Saint Thomas Acquinas University, Rome, Italy
1986-1989: Licentiate in Psychology & Counseling from Gregorian University, Rome, Italy
1990-1992: Director, Mathis House, Dhaka (Formation House for Holy Cross Priest Candidates)
1992-1996: Professor of Psychology and Pastoral Theology in Banani Major Seminary, Dhaka
1992-1995: Rector of Banani Major Seminary, Dhaka
1995-1996: Director of Holy Cross Scholasticate, Rampura, Dhaka
1992-1996: Member and Secretary of Province Leaders’ Team of Holy Cross Priests’ Society, Bangladesh
Elected Bisop of Dinajpur : Pope Saint John Paul II appointed Fr. Moses M. Costa, C.S.C. as the 6th Bishop of Dinajpur Catholic Diocese on 20 July 1996.
Consecrated Bishop of Dinajpur : On 6 September 1996 Most Rev. Moses M. Costa, C.S.C. is consecrated as the Bishop of Dinajpur. Apostolic Nucio Archbishop Adriano Bernadini was the Principal Consecrator and Late Archbishop Michael Rozario and Bishop Theotonius Gomes were the Co-Principal Consecrator.
Elected Bisop of Chittagong : Pope Benedict XVI appointed Most Rev. Moses M. Costa, C.S.C. as the 5th Bishop of Chittagong Catholic Diocese on 6 April 2011.
Installed Bishop of Chittagong : 27 May 2011
Elected Archbishop of Chittagong : Pope Francis appointed His Lordshipr Rt. Rev. Moses Costa, CSC as the 1st Archbishop of Chittagong Metropolitan See on 2nd February 2017.
Residence : Archbishop’s House
Bandel Road
P.O. Box-152
Patherghata
Chittagong-4000
Bangladesh
Telephone : (0088) 031-614650
Cellphone : Secretary: (0088) 01817205374
E-mail : secretary@ctgdiocese.com