The priest’s appointments and transfers in the Archdiocese of Goa have been announced by the Archbishop of Goa and Daman Filipe Neri Ferrao.
The PARISH PRIESTS appointed are Fr Rosario Oliveira of Caranzalem; Fr George Norbert Aguiar of Navelim; Fr Lauzério Filipe Godinho of Quelossim; Fr Caetano Joaquim Fernandes of Macasana; Fr Ligorinho D’Costa of Loutulim; Fr Andre Dionisio Pereira of Aquem Alto, Margão; Fr Isidorio Herculano Dias of Canacona; Fr Simon Barnabe of Usgão; Fr Santana D’Souza of Galgibaga; Fr Vital Francisco Xavier Miranda of Sanvordem; Fr António Aristides da Piedade Cotta of Baina; Fr Albano Fernandes of Santa Inês; Fr Romualdo Robin Rodrigues of Bastora; Fr João Fernandes of Salvador do Mundo; Fr Roger Godinho, OP of Orlim; Fr Francisco Xavier Fernandes of Nachinola; Fr Miguel Maria Pereira of Morgim; Fr Savio José Cirilo de Sousa (St Bartholomew) of Chorão and Fr Freddy Lobo of Tropa.
The PAROCHIAL ADMINISTRATORS appointed are Fr Joseph John Arcanjo Fernandes of Sirsaim; Fr Savio José Cirilo de Sousa, (Graça) of Chorão; Fr Benjamin Rock Victoria of Curca and Fr Nazareth Sequeira, SVD of Marcela.
The CHAPLAINS appointed are Fr Peter Simon Mascarenhas of Murida chapel at Cuncolim; Fr Arsenio Salvador Rodrigues of Manora chapel at Raia; Fr Eustaquio José Maria Jesus de Abreu of Telaulim chapel at Navelim; Fr Aleixo Fernandes of Arlem chapel at Raia; Fr Dominic Sequeira of Cansa chapel at Tivim; Fr Barry Cardozo of Miramar chapel at Santa Inês; Fr Domingos Savio Antonio Noronha of Zorivaddo chapel at Davorlim; Fr Venancio Santana Luis Fonseca of Quitula chapel at Aldona and Fr Jowett Gomes, SFX of Molcornem chapel at Sanguem.
The ASSISTANTS TO PARISH PRIESTS appointed are Fr Mario Pascoal do Rosario Sousa of Majorda; Fr Damasciano Carvalho of Nuvem; Fr Benson Colaço (Holy Spirit) of Margão; Fr Savio Joseph Pinto of Caranzalem; Fr Manuelio Rodrigues of Varca; Fr Pedro Costa of Taleigão; Fr Socorro Colaço of Goa-Velha; Fr Natalino Fernandes of Sto Estevão; Fr Benny D’Costa of Paroda; Fr Joseph Claro Rodrigues of Verna; Fr Jayson Vaz of Candolim; Fr Norbert D’Silva (St Bartholomew) of Chorão; Fr Valeriano Norbert Andrade of Santa Inês; Fr Rony Nazareth of Canacona; Fr Mario Noronha of Chandor; Fr Linferd Savio Fernandes (Our Lady of Grace) Margão; Fr Myron Jeson Barreto of Navelim; Fr Socorro Rebello of São Jose de Areal; Fr Richard Damião Rodrigues of Usgão; Fr Savio D’Silva of Ambaulim; Fr Haston Julius Rock Fernandes of Raia; Fr Wenceslaus Cajetan Pinto, SCJ of Tilamola.
ON THE STAFF APPOINTMENTS are of Fr Antonio Oliveira of Chandor Church; Fr José Augusto Churchill da Gama e Sousa, of Santa Cruz Church; Fr Jose Agnelo Francisco dos Milagres Melo, of Margão Church.
The OTHER APPOINTMENTS are of Fr João José Roque Gonsalves who is appointed director of “Hospicio do Clero”, Margão; Fr Tomé Bernardo Teofista Cota appointed as professor of the Minor Seminary of Our Lady, Saligão-Pilerne; Fr Afonso Reginaldo Mendonça – director of the Diocesan Centre for Liturgy, Old Goa; Fr Leslie Bosco Rego – assistant to the manager of the New Age Printers, Verna; Fr Noel da Costa – assistant to the financial administrator of this Archdiocese; Fr Francisco Antonio Agnelo Jacinto Pinheiro – professor of the Patriarchal Seminary of Rachol, Rachol; Fr Ancy Cruz D’Cunha – procurator of the Patriarchal Seminary of Rachol, Rachol; Fr Leo Lucio Fernandes – secretary of the Pastoral Institute St Pius X, Old Goa; Fr Xavier Natividade Bragança – assistant to the director of St Joseph Vaz Spiritual Renewal Centre, Old Goa; Fr Mark Furtado, SFX, – in-charge of the Satari Mission Project (Birondem Unit); Fr Elvis Marcelino Dias – spiritual director of the Minor Seminary of Our Lady, Saligão-Pilerne; Fr Freddy Bartolomeu Braganza – assistant to the director of Caritas, Goa and in charge of the Apostolate for the Pastoral Care of Tourism; Fr Roman Rodrigues – prefect of discipline of the Minor Seminary of Our Lady, Saligão-Pilerne and Fr Patricio Fernandes, SJ has been appointed as rector of the “Basilica of Bom Jesus,” Old Goa.
The priests who have been relieved are Fr Santana Jacinto dos Remedios Faleiro; Fr Felix Agnelo James Lobo; Fr Joseph Fernandes; Fr Protasio Raimundo Ivo Soares Colaço; Fr Mark Furtado, SFX; Fr Santiago Fernandes, SFX; Fr Cristo Pedro Antonio de Menezes; Fr Savio Barreto, SJ; Fr Cyprian Lewis, SVD and Fr Jose Vaz, SFX.