Fr. Elias D’Mello was born in a devout and hard working Catholic family on 18 February 1953, in a small village near Mangalore, costal Karnataka, South India. He was the 2nd of 8 children of Martin D’Mello and Miliana Frank. He received his early education from St. Joseph’s Higher Primary School and Deepika High School, Mangalore. On completion of his high school studies in 1970, joined the Archdiocese of Calcutta for priesthood. Studied Philosophy at Morning Star Regional Seminary, Calcutta and Theology at Papal Seminary, Pune. Was ordained Priest on 7 December 1980. During the past 35 years of his priesthood, Fr. Elias has worked in various capacities in the Archdiocese of Calcutta. Since January 2013, he is the Parish Priest of St. Teresa’s Church, Moulali, Kolkata.
Fr. Henry Saldhana
Fr. Henry Saldanha was born on 15th December 1953 in Anegudde at Mangalore. He is the son of Late Basil Saldanha and Stephania Tauro. After finishing Pre- University studies in Mangalore, did Graduation, Philosophical and theological studies at Morning Star College, Barrackpore. He was Ordained on 11th May 1979 at Milagres Church, Magalore. Appointed curate of St. Teresa‘s Church and Head Master of St. Peter’s High School from July 2014.
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Fr. Naveen Tauro
Fr. Naveen Tauro was born on 23/04/1983 at Shirthady, Mangalore; Among the five sons, he is the third son of Mr. Hilary Tauro and Mrs. Florin Tauro. He was Ordained Priest on the 2nd of February 2013 at St. Francis Xavier‘s Cathedral, Bangalore. Worked three years at St. Anthony’s Church; Sirsi, Karwar as an assistant Parish Priest. Appointed curate at St. Teresa’s Church from May 1st 2016.