Rev. Fr. John Baptist Castelino

Name: Rev. Fr. John Baptist Castelino
Date of Birth: 21.06.1945
Date of Ordination: 08.12.1972
Father’s Name: Late Joseph Castelino
Mother’s Name: Late Marceline Castelino
Home Parish: Holy Cross Church, Pamboor, Udupi
Motto:
Studies:
Primary: Don Bosco Elementary School , Shirva, Udupi
High School: 1962 - 1963 St. Mary’s High School, Shirva, Udupi
Intermediate: 1965 - 1966 U.P. Board
Graduation: 1971 - 1974 Kanpur University
Post Graduation: 1975 - 1977 Kanpur University
Any other: 1978 - 1979 Visharad (Allahabad University), B. Ed. (Avadh University)
Priestly Training:
Minor Seminary: 1963 - 1966 St. Paul’s Minor Seminary, Lucknow
Philosophy: 1966 - 1969 St. Joseph’s Regional Seminary, Allahabad, U.P.
Regency: No regency
Theology: 1969 - 1972 St. Joseph’s Regional Seminary, Allahabad, U.P.
Ordination: 08.12.1972 St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Allahabad, by Rt. Rev. Alfred Fernandes
Appointments:
1973 - 1975 St. Paul’s Church, Sultanpur, Assistant Pastor
1976 - 1977 Assumption Church, Dostpur, Assistant Pastor
1978 B. Ed, Sultanpur
1979 - 1986 St. Joseph’s Church/School, Shaktinagar, Parish Priest/Principal
1986 - 2008 St. Xavier’s College, Ashok nagar, Kanpur, Principal/Assistant Pastor
2008 - 2011 Diocesan Education Officer , Sadhna Sadan, Allahabad
2011 to date St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Allahabad , Rector
Additional Responsibility:
2009 - 2014 Director for Ecumenism & Dialogue
2011 to date Dean, Allahabad Zone
2014 to date Director, Liturgy & Worship
Contact Details:
Address: St. Joseph’s Cathedral
32, Thornhill Road, Allahabad 211 002
Phone : 0532 - 2407801
Email: jb_castelino@yahoo.com