Rev. Fr. Sebastian Francis (Babu)

Name: Rev. Fr. Sebastian Francis (Babu)
Date of Birth: 23.04.1967
Date of Ordination: 10.04.1994
Father’s Name: P. D. Francis
Mother’s Name: Mary Francis
Home Parish: St. Thomas Church, Engandiyur
Motto: Be alive and live fully
Studies:
Primary: 1970-1978 Nirmala Convent School, Renukoot, U.P.
High School: 1982 Nirmala Convent School, Renukoot, U.P.
Intermediate: 1985 Jubilee College, Lucknow
Graduation: 1989 Allahabad University, Allahabad
Post Graduation: 2000 M. CL. St. Peter’s Seminary, Bangalore
Any other: 2001 LLB – Bangalore University
Priestly Training:
Minor Seminary: 1982-1985 St. Paul’s Minor Seminary, Lucknow
Philosophy: 1985-1988 Papal Seminary, Pune
Regency: 1988-1989 Lapta Mission and Divine Providence School, Raebareli
Theology: 1991-1994 Papal Seminary, Pune
Ordination: 10.04.1994 Lourd’s Church, Renukoot by Rt. Rev. Isidore Fernandes
Specialization: Canon Law and Civil Law
Appointments:
1994 (May) St. Thomas Church, Kidwainagar (Substitute)
1994–1997 St. Joseph’s Cathedral, Allahabad, Assistant Pastor
1997-1999 Canon Law – St. Peter’s Seminary, Bangalore
1998-2001 LLB – Bangalore University
2001-2003 Bishop’s Secretary, Bishop’s House, Allahabad
2003-2005 St. Patrick’s Church, Allahabad, Assistant Pastor
2005-2014 Director, Sadhna Sadan, the Diocesan Pastoral Centre
2014 to date St. Xavier’s Church, Ashoknagar, Parish Priest; St. Xavier’s Inter College, Manager
Additional Responsibility :
2006 to date Marriage Tribunal, Director
2010-2014 Sakshi (Diocesan Magazine) Chief Editor
2011 to date Member of College of Consulter
Contact Details:
Address: St. Francis Xavier Church
Ashoknagar, Kanpur – 208012
Phone : 0512 – 2551875
Email: seby23@rediffmail.com