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Rt. Rev. Fr. Marcus Champia, O.Pream
1968 Born at Bundumamail, Ranchi, Jharkhand
1989 Joined the Norbertine Order at St. Norbert Abbey, Jamtara
1989-90 Aspirancy at Nirmala Church, Ghamapur 
1990-91 Postulancy at St. Norbert Abbey, Jamtara
1992 Novitiate at St. Norbert Abbey, Jamtara
1993 Mission Exposure Programme at Duhanya, Jabalpur
1994-1997 Philosophy at Vidyajyoti Gurukul Christ Nagar, Varanasi
1997-2000 Theology at St. Joseph’s Regional Seminary, Allahabad, U.P.
Aug 28, 2000 Solemn Profession – St. Norbert Abbey, Jamtara
Aug 29, 2000 Ordained Deacon – St. Norbert Abbey, Jamtara 
May 5,  2001 Priestly Ordination at Catholic Church Rumtukel, Jharkhand
Jun 1, 2001 Office Management Course, Mumbai
2002 Teaching Staff at Nirmala School, Ghamapur
2002-04 MBA, Rani Durgavathi University, Jabalpur
2004-11 Canonry Provisor, St. Norbert Abbey, Jamtara
2012-13 P.hd in Ecconomics, Bangalore University, Bangalore
2013-15 Prior- St. Norbert Priory, Indara
Mar 1, 2015 Elected as Abbot
Apr 30, 2015 Abbatial Blessing

Birthdays
  • 06/June
    Rev. Fr. Benny Jacob O.Praem
  • 06/June
    Rev. Fr. Ignatius Kullu O.Praem
  • 08/June
    Rev. Fr. Mathew Parachalil O.Praem
  • 09/June
    Rev. Fr. Arul Retin Raj O.Praem
  • 09/June
    Rev. Fr. Mathias Jojo O.Praem
  • 10/June
    Rev. Fr. Henry Sequeira O. Praem
  • 10/June
    Rev. Fr. Antony Charles Fernandes O.Praem
  • 10/June
    Bro. Praveen Toppo
  • 19/June
    Bro.Arockia Raj
  • 22/June
    Rev. Fr. Mathew Olassayil O.Praem
  • 22/June
    Rev. Fr. Christopher Satheesh O.Praem
  • 25/June
    Rev. Fr. ArockiaSamy O.Praem
  • 26/June
    Rev. Fr. Arul Amalraj O.Praem