Rev. Fr. Francis Xavier Joseph

Name: Rev. Fr. Francis Xavier Joseph
Date of Birth: 01.09.1968
Date of Ordination: 25.04.1996
Father’s Name: Mr. Joseph
Mother’s Name: Mrs. Lourdamma
Home Parish: St. Francis Xavier Church, Magge, Hasan
Motto: To become all things for all people of the glory of God
Studies:
Primary: 1975-1978 Nirmal Primary School, Magge
High School: 1982-1984 Government High School, Rayakoppal, Karnataka
Intermediate: 1985-1986 I.D.S.G. College, Chikkamagaluru
Graduation: 1987-1999 Correspondence College, Bangalore University
Post Graduation: 2000-2002 Gnana Bharati College, Bangalore
2004-2006 Correspondence College, Madras University
2004-2007 Doctorate – Indian Institute of Spirituality, Bangalore
Priestly Training:
Minor Seminary: 1984-1986 St. Joseph’s Minor Seminary, Chikkamagaluru
Philosophy: 1987-1989 St. Peter’s Pontifical Seminary, Bangalore
Regency: 1991 St. Peter’s Church, Raebareily
Theology: 1992-1996 St. Joseph’s Regional Seminary, Allahabad
Specialization: 2004-2007 Doctorate – Indian Institute of Spirituality, Bangalore
Appointments:
1996-1999 St. Patrick’s Church, Allahabad, Assistant Pastor
2000-2001 Sadhana Sadan, Allahabad, Assistant Pastor
2001-2002 Indian Institute Spirituality, Bangalore, Student
2003-2004 St. Joseph’s Seminary, Allahabad, Formator
2004-2007 Indian Institute Spirituality, Bangalore, Student
2008- 2012 Masih Vidyapeeth, Agra, Formator
2012 to date Bishop’s Secretary, Minister-Bishop’s House
Contact Details:
Address: Bishop’s House
32, Thornhill Road
Allahabad – 211 002, U.P.
Phone: 0532-2407451
Email: gurufrancisx@gmail.com, fr.francisxj@gmail.com