Rev. Fr. Benedict Pereira

Name: Rev. Fr. Benedict Pereira
Date of Birth: 31.07.1931
Date of Ordination: 21.12.1960
Father’s Name: Late Francis Pereira
Mother’s Name: Late Eusebia Crasta
Home Parish: Magge, Karnataka
Motto: People oriented ministry
Studies:
Primary: 1938, Church School, Alankar, Sakleshpur, 1943- 1949 Govt. Middlle School
High School: 1949-1951 St. Philomena’s High School, Mysore.
Priestly Training:
Minor Seminary: 1952- 1961 St. Joseph’s Seminary Allahabad
Philosophy: St. Joseph’s Seminary Allahabad.
Regency: No regency
Theology: 1957- 1961 St. Joseph’s Regional Seminary, Allahabad
Appointments:
1961-1962 Assumption Church, Dostpur, Sultanpur, Assistant Pastor
1963-1965 St. Patrick’s Church, Kanpur, Assistant Pastor
1965 St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Allahabad, Assistant Pastor
1966-1967 Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Renukoot, Assistant Pastor
1967-1971 Sangeet Sadhana Mandir, Panchmarhi, Assistant Pastor
1971-1975 Holy Rosary Church, Pratapgarh, Assistant Pastor
1975 St. Xavier’s Mission, Robertsganj, Priest in charge
1976-1978 St. Theresa’s Mission, Theresapur, Priest in Charge
1978-1984 St. Patrick’s Church, Kanpur
1985-1992 St. Thomas Church, Parish Priest, Kanpur.
1992-2000 St. Mary’s Church/School, Mirzapur, Parish Priest, Head Master
2001-2006 St. Xavier’s Church, Ashoknagar, Kanpur, Associate Pastor
2006 to date Retirement, Vianney Home, Nazareth Hospital, Allahabad
Contact Details:
Address: Vianney Home, Nazareth Hospital
13A, Kamla Nehru Road, Allahabad- 211 001
Phone: 0532 / 2408292