Bishop Sebastianappan Singaroyan, who was retired at the age of 68 on 9 March 2020 from the pastoral care of the Diocese of Salem wants to serve his own people as an assistant parish priest. He will be residing at Annai Velankanni Church at Karpur in the outskirts of the Salem city, Tamilnadu.
He took doctorate in theology from Pontifical Lateran University, Rome in 1995. He has M.A. (Tamil Language), M.A. (Public Administration), M. Sc. (Psychology) all in the University of Madras. He was the professor of theology and director of pastoral ministry at Good Shepherd major seminary, Coimbatore. He was the Chairman of the CCBI Commission for Proclamation from 2011 to 2015. He is a priest for 41 years and a bishop for 19 years.
After his 19 years of episcopal ministry he left the Bishop’s house on 11 March 2020. He went to Karpur Annai Velankanni substation church by riding his own motorbike and the staff at Bishop’s house gave him farewell with tears.