April 14, 2015: Eight Carmelite deacons from Karnataka - Goa province are being ordained this week as priests to serve the Church at four locations.
Deacon Augustine Robert is ordained on Tuesday 14th April at his native parish, Sacred Heart Church, Kodiugane by Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Antony Vazhapilly, the Bishop of Mysore.
Deacon Antony Stephen will be conferred priesthood by Most Rev. Dr. Robert Miranda, the Bishop of Gulbarga on Wednesday, 15th April at Mount Carmel Church, Mariapura, his home parish.
Deacon Sandeep Goveas will be ordained priest by Most Rev. Thomasappa Anthony Swamy, the Bishop of Chikmagalur on Thursday, 16th April at St. Anthony’s Church, Mudigere, his native parish.
Five Deacons namely Joseph Cyril D’Souza, Kevin Felix Fernandes, Pawan Elson saldanha, Prakash Lancy Rebello and Arun Bennis will be conferred the priesthood by Most Rev. Dr. Aloysius Paul D’Souza, Bishop of Mangaluru on Friday, 17th April at Infant Jesus Shrine, Bikarnakatte – Mangaluru.
Deacon Francis Noel D’Cuha was conferred priesthood on 11th Feb, at Carmelite Monastery, Margoa – Goa by the Most. Rev. Philip Neri, Archibishop of Goa.