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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.

 Parents 
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 

 Appointments 
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.

PARISH PRIEST
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Parents 

Monthy Lali & Hilda Lali 

 Place & Date of Birth 
Bombay, 6th January. 1957

 Ordination to the Priesthood 
St. Pius X College, Goregaon (E), on 8th April, 1989

 Appointments 

Our Lady of Immaculate Conception, Borivali

Nativity of Our Lord, Kandivali

Holy Trinity, Powai

Our Lady of Nazareth, Bhayander

Sacred  Heart, Vashi

St. John the Baptist, Thane

Our Lady of Fatima, Majiwada

Mount Carmel,  Bandra

2024 to present - St. Thomas Church, Goregaon East.

Fr Christopher Goveas
ASSISTANT
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 Fr Joseph Gonsalves 

 Parents 
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

 Appointments 
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)

IN-RESIDENCE

 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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