Parish Clergy

Fr. Jolly Kuriakose Mudakkampurathu, SVD

Parish Priest
Fr. Kuriakose Mudakkampurathu (Jolly)
Born: 30-11-1963
Ordained 01-5-1993

Coming from a family of six children, Fr. Jolly grew up in Keezhoor, Kottayam District, Kerala and joined the SVD in June 1979. He has a Licentiate in Missiology and has served as a missionary in Ghana (West Africa) for 16 years. He serves at St. Theresa’s Church, Bandra as co- pastor. 
His prior appointments are as follows:
2011 – 2015 – Programme co ordinator, procurator and Director, SVD retreat Centre, Kaduthuruthy, Kerala
2008 – 2011 – Director, Divine Word Biblical formation Centre, Ghana
2007 – 2008 – Rector, SVD major seminary, Tamale, Ghana
2005 – 2007 – Licentaite studies, St. Peter’s Pontifical Seminary, Bangalore
2000 – 2005 – Biblical pastoral ministry co ordinator, Archdiocese of Accra, Ghana
1999 – 2000 – Dei Verbum Bible course, Rome
1994 – 1999 – Associate Mission priest, St. John Maria Vianney’s parish, Ghana.

Fr. Caetano Mascarenhas, SVD

Assistant Parish Priest 
Fr. Caetano Mascarenhas
Born: 12-06-1953
Ordination: 15th May 1985.

Fr. Caetano Mascarenhas, hails from Nuvem, Goa. He is the sixth child among seven, three brothers, three sisters, Joined SVD Mision Seminary at the age of 15, After completing graduation, philosophy and theology got ordained in year 1985. Later on completed B,.Ed., when he was in the mission. He serves at St. Theresa’s Church, Bandra as co- pastor.
His prior appointments as follows:
1985 – 1986 First appointment in the mission as Assistant P. P at Chintalacheru, Andra Pradesh.
1986 – 1990 – Assistant Prefect/vocation promoter at SVD Mission Seminary- Goa.
1990 – 1991 – Assistant P P at R.C. Puram – Andra Pradesh.
1991 – 1992 – Communication director at Sangareddy / Jogipet Mission. AP
1992 – 1993 – Telugu studies at Guntur – AP.
1993 – 2000 – Parish Priest at St. Joseph’s Church at Patancheru, AP
2000 – 2005 – Treasurer and Farm In Charge at SVD Mission Seminary. Goa.
2005 – 2011 – Treasurer at Ishvani Kendra, Pune.
2011 – 2017 – Treasurer and Farm In Charge at SVD Mission Seminary, Goa.

Fr. Nicolau D’Costa, SVD

Asst. Parish Priest and Principal (St. Theresa’s School)
Fr. Nicolau D’Costa
Born: 06-12-1974
Ordained: 08-05-2002

Fr. Nicolau D’Costa, called as Fr. Nicky, hails from Benaulim, Goa. He is the second child among three brothers. Called by God at the early age of 12, most of his life is spent in SVD. He has following degrees: B.A., B. Ed., and three Masters degrees in Sociology, Education and Counselling. He serves at St. Theresa’s Church as co-pastor and is the Principal of St. Theresa’s High School, Bandra.
His prior appointments are as follows:
2007 – 2015 Principal, St. Arnold’s Central School, Pune and on Staff at Divine Word Seminary
2006 – 2007 – B.Ed Studies (Panjim, Goa)
2005 – 2006 – Co-pastor at St. Theresa’s Church, Bandra
2002 – 2005 – Vocation promoter and editor of VISION at SVD Seminary, Raia, Goa.

Fr. Ivan Felix D Silva, SVD

Asst. Parish Priest and Treasurer (St. Theresa’s School)
Fr. Ivan Felix D Silva
Born: 01-02-1974
Ordained: 30-04-2001

Fr. Ivan Felix D’ Silva hails from Mangalore, Karnataka. He is the fourth among six children. He has three brothers and two sisters. He joined St. Peter’s Apostolic School, Kirem after finishing his 10th Std. He has following degrees: B.Com., B. Ed., and a Master’s degree in Economics. He serves at St. Theresa’s Church as co-pastor and is the Treasurer of St. Theresa’s High School, Bandra.
His prior appointments are as follows:
2015 – 2017 – Vice-Principal & Treasurer at St. Arnold’s High School &Junior College, Andheri.
2014 – 2015 – B.Ed Studies (Vasai, Mumbai)
2013 – 2014 – Rector and Vocation Promoter, SVD Shishyalaya, Vasai.
2012 – 2013 – Vice – Rector and Vocation Promoter, SVD Shishyalaya, Vasai.
2011 – 2012 – Rector & Prefect, SVD House, Kirem, Mangalore.
2008 – 2011 – Rector & Provincial Secretary, Bandra
2006 – 2008 – Rector & Vocation Promoter, Vasai Seminary.
2003 – 2006 – Procurator & Vocation Promoter, Vasai Seminary.
2002 – 2003 – Co-Pastor & Marathi Language Study, Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Vasai.
2001 – 2002 – Co-Pastor & Language Study, St. Paul’s Church, Vasai.

Fr. Gopu Vinod Reddy, SVD

Asst. Parish Priest and Treasurer (UCDC)
Fr. Gopu Vinod Reddy
Born: 07-08-1984
Ordained: 17-01-2015

Fr. Gopu Vinod Reddy, hails from Ranipuram, Karimnagar (District), Telangana. He is the youngest child among three children. He joined Jyothi Niketan, Narasaraopet (Minor Seminary) after finishing his 10th Std. He has following degrees: B.A. (Economics), and M.A. Philosophy (correspondence). He serves at St. Theresa’s Church as co-pastor and is the Treasurer of Urban Community Development Centre (UCDC), Bandra.
His prior appointments are as follows:
2016 – 2017 – Sarva Vikas Deep, Mangaon.
2015 – 2016 – Verbo Divino College, Chile (South America).

Down the Years – Parish Priests
Fr. Theophilus Gomes (1946 – 48)
Fr. George Proksch (1948 – 51)
Fr. Peter Braun (1951 – 57)
Fr. John Heubner (1957 – 59)
Fr. Leo Krzeminski (1959 – 66)
Fr. Kevin O’Toole (1966 – 71)
Fr. Augustine Challanthara (1971 – 77)
Fr. Anthony Furtado (1977 – 82)
Fr. Peter Verhaelen (1982 – 87)
Fr. Salvador Serrao (1987 – 94)
Fr. Aloysius D’Souza (1994 – 97)
Fr. Caetano D’Costa (1997 – 99)
Fr. Berly Pallan (1999 – 05)
Fr. Baptist Pais (2005 – 08)
Fr. Innocent Fernandes (2008 – 11)
Fr. Bernard Rodrigues (2011 – 17)