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 Parish Clergy Team 

Meet our dedicated and compassionate clergy team who are at the heart of our church community, providing guidance, support, and spiritual nourishment to all who seek it.

Late Mr. Jacob Saldanha & Mrs. Philomena Saldanha

 Place & Date of Birth 
Virajpet, Kodagu Dist, Karnataka, 24 July, 1960


 Ordination to the Priesthood 
St. Pius X College, Goregaon (E), on 8th April, 2000

 Fr Nelson R. Saldanha 

2000 to 2006  - St. Anthony Church, Sakinaka
2006 to 2011 - I.C. Church, Borivali West
2011 to 2014 - St. Jude Church, Jerimeri
2014 to 2021 - Infant Jesus Church, Pantnagar
2021 to present - St. Thomas Church, Goregaon East.

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 Fr Leslie Almeida 

 Place & Date of Birth 
Giriz, Vasai, September 1952


 Ordination to the Priesthood 
Giriz, Vasai – Bombay diocese, April 1981

Holy Spirit, Nandakhal, Virar
Sacred Heart, Worli

St Anthony, Sakinaka

St Joseph, Vikhroli

Holy Trinity, Powai

St John the Evangelist, Marol

St Blaise, Amboli

St Xavier’s, Vile Parle

Our Lady of Health, Sahar

Our Lady of Salvation, Dadar

2022 - Assistant, St. Thomas Church, Goregaon East

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 Fr Joseph Gonsalves 

Late Mr Philip Gonsalves & Mrs Philomena Gonsalves


 Place & Date of Birth 
Versova, Mumbai, May 2, 1976


 Ordination to the Priesthood 
St. Pius X College, Goregaon (E), on 2nd April, 2005

2005 to 2009 - St. Anthony, Dharavi
2009 to 2014 - St. John the Baptist, Thane
2014 to 2021 - Professor and Moderator, St Pius X College
2021 to present - Director of Centre for Social Action and in-resident priest at St. Thomas Church, Goregaon (East)


 Other Appointments 
2017 to 2019 - Director, Prison Ministry Mumbai.
2017 to 2021 - Head, Archdiocesan Office for Environment, Archdiocese of Bombay
2019 to present - Executive Secretary, Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (FABC) – Office of Human Development & Climate Change Desk (OHD/CCD)

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