Rev. Fr. Isidore D’Souza

Name: Rev. Fr. Isidore D’Souza
Date of Birth: 21.10.1971
Date of Ordination: 22.04.1999
Father’s Name: Late Marcel D’Souza
Mother’s Name: Florine D’Souza
Home Parish: Our Lady of Fatima Church, Miyapadavu, Kerala
Motto: Called to Give Life
Primary: 1977-1982 Shri Vidya Vardhaka Primary School, Miyapadavu, Kerala
High School: 1972-1987 Shri Vidya Vardhaka High School, Miyapadavu, Kerala
Intermediate: 1987-1989 Milagres Junior College, Mangalore, Karnataka
Graduation: 1991-1994 Allahabad University, Allahabad
1995-1999 B.TH. from the Pontifical Urban University, Rome
Post Graduation: 2000-2002 Chatrapati Sahu Maharaj University, Kanpur
Specialization: 1999 Diploma in Liturgy from Khrist Jyoti College, Bangalore
2006-2008 PG in Counseling Psychology from Sadhana Institute, Lonavla
Priestly Training:
Minor Seminary: 1989-1990 St. Paul’s Minor Seminary, Lucknow
1990-1991 Satsang Sadan, Varanasi
Philosophy: 1991-1994 St. Joseph’s Regional Seminary, Allahabad
Regency: 1994-1995 Khrist Ashram, Mudila (c/o Fr. Lancy D’Cunha)
Theology: 1995-1999 St. Joseph’s Regional Seminary, Allahabad
Ordination: 22.04.1999 St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Allahabad, by Rt. Rev. Isidore Fernandes
1999-2002 St. Thomas Church/School, Kidwainagar, Kanpur, Asst. Pastor/Vice Principal
2002-2006 Secretary to the Bishop and the Chancellor of the Diocese
2003-2006 Procurator of the Diocese
2006-2008 Higher Studies
2008-2010 St. Joseph’s College, Allahabad, Vice Principal
2010-2012 St. Xavier’s Minor Seminary, Phaphamau, Rector
2012-to date St. Xavier’s Minor Seminary, Pratapgarh, Rector
Additional Responsibilities:
2002–2006 Member of Agra Regional Priests’ Council
2003 – to date Member of Diocesan Finance Committee
2009 – to date Vocation Promoter and In charge of Seminarians
2010 – to date Director for Social Communications
2011 – to date Member of College of Consulter
Contact Details:
Address: St. Xavier Minor Seminary
C/o Holy Rosary Church
Civil Lines, Pratapgarh – 230001
U.P., India
Phone: 05342-225588