Fr Santosh becomes the first carmalite priest from Eliar Padav Parish
Mangaluru: Fr Santhosh Menezes of Eliyarpadav parish was ordained by Bishop of Mangalore diocese Dr Peter Paul Saldanha at Infant Jesus Shrine Bikarnakatte on January 23rd, along with Fr Clifford Rodrigues (Gurpur Parish) and Fr Pranam Fernandes (Permai Parish).
Fr Santhosh Menezes offered his first Thanksgiving mass at Holy Cross Church on Saturday, January 27.
Fr Deep Fernandes preached the sermon, and many other priests joined him in thanksgiving. A mass felicitation was held on the occasion. Fr Pradeep Pinto OCD raised the toast, and parish priest Fr John Dsouza wished the newly ordained priests, followed by a felicitation to the parents, benefactors, and well-wishers. Fr Silvestre Dsouza, provincial of Karnataka Goa province, was also felicitated and thanked by giving a flower bouquet. The new priests were also felicitated during the occasion.
Fr Rudolph Pinto, OCD, compered the program.