(Revised on January 2018)

A GLANCE AT FR. FRANKLIN PHILIPH D’SOUZA

Name: Rev. Fr. Franklin Philiph D’Souza (Philiph Franky D’Souza)
Family:
 a) Father: Late Ligoury D’Souza
 b) Mother: Mary Lilly Mascarenhas (Lilly D’Souza)
 c) Brothers (3) & Sisters (3):

  • 1) Mr. John Walter D’Souza married with Mrs. Gracy Cota, Kundapur
  • 2) Mrs. Juliana D’Souza married to Mr. John D’Souza, Mulki
  • 3) Mr. Michael Stany D’souza married with Mrs. Jenifer Fernandes, Mumbai
  • 4) Fr. Franklin Philliph D’Souza, ordained as priest for Diocese of Shimoga
  • 5) Mr. Wilson D’souza married with Mrs. Jacinta Fernandes, Mogrnad
  • 6) Mrs. Violet Cynthia D’Souza married to Mr. Dennis D’Souza, Bolkunje
  • 7) Mrs. Anita D’Souza married to Mr. Walter D’Souza, Mudarangadi

Date of Birth: 22 October 1973 as per baptism Certificate
Place of Birth: Beluvai Village, Paladka Parish, Moodbidri, Karnataka, India
Mother Parish: St. Ignatius Loyola Church, Paladka
Present Parish: St. Francis Xavier’s Church, Murkothpalke, Saverapura (June 7th 2015 onwards)

Schooling: 

  • Primary School: Higher Primary School, Guddeyangady (1978 - 1985)
  • High School: Jain Junior High School, Moodbidri (1985 - 1988)
  • P. U. C: Milagres Pre- University College, Mangalore (1988 - 1990)

Diocese: From the Diocese of Mangalore / Paladka
Incardinated to: Name of the Diocese - SHIMOGA
Date of joining: 1st June 1990
 
Sacraments received:

  • Date of Baptism: 1st December 1973 (Paladka)
  • Eucharist: by Fr. Oswald Lasrado in 1983 (Paladka)
  • Confirmation: 2nd July 1989 by Bishop Basil D’Souza (at Belloor)
  • Priestly ordination: 10th May 1999 (Paladka) by Bishop Bernard Moras
  • Vocation Promoter: Fr. Mathias Pereira (1988)
  • Parish Priest during Ordination: Fr. Benjamin Pinto

Seminary Formation:

  • Gladsome Home for students, Mangalore, 1988 - 1990, 
  • St. Mary’s Minor Seminary, Mysore, 1990 - 1991
  • St. Peter’s Pontifical seminary, Bangalore, 1991 - 1998

Seminary Studies:

  • Philoshopy : Bachelor of Philoshophy at St. Peter’s Pontifical Institute, Bangalore, 1991 -1994. (Rector: Fr. Anandrayar/ Vice Rector: Fr. Denis D’Souza)
  • Secular Studies: Bachelor of Arts, Bangalore University, 1991-1994 {Philosophy, History, Sociology}
  • Regency: Our Lady of Health Shrine, Harihar, 1994-1995 (Parish Priest: Fr. Jesu R. Nathan)
  • Theology: Bachelor of Theology  at St. Peter’s Pontifical Institute, Bangalore, 1995-1998 (Rector: Fr. Anthony Thomas Vazhapilly)
  • Diaconate Ministry: Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Tirthahalli, 1998 – 1999 (Parish Priest: Fr. Paul Gregory D’Cunha)

Holy Orders and Sacred Ministries:

  • The Celebration of Admission rite: on Thursday, 7th March 1996 by Most Rev. Joseph Roy Bishop of Mysore at St. Peter’s Pontifical Seminary Chapel, Bangalore
  • The Institution of Readers: on Saturday, 12th October 1996 by Most Rev. Joseph Roy Bishop of Mysore at St. Peter’s Pontifical Seminary Chapel, Bangalore
  • The Institution of Acolytes: Saturday, 11th October 1997, by Most Rev. Dr. Alphonsus Mathias, Arch Bishop of Bangalore at St. Peter’s Pontifical Seminary Chapel, Bangalore
  • Ordained as Deacon: October 18th 1998, by Most Rev Dr. Ignatius Pnto, Arch bishop of Bangalore and Administrator of Shimoga diocese
  • Date of Ordination: 10th May 1999
  • Place of Ordination: St. Ignatius Loyola Church, Paladka/Mangalore Diocese
  • Minister of Ordination: Most Rev. Dr. Bernard Moras, then Bishop of Belgaum, (Presently Archbishop of Bangalore)

Higher Studies:

  • Masters of Arts (History) from Mysore University; 2000-2002
  • Masters in Theology (Biblical theology); 2003-2005 St. Peter’s Pontifical Institute, Bangalore

Ministries exercised:

  • June 1999 - May 2001: Assistant Parish Priest of Holy Family Church, Chitradurga (Resided at Infant Jesus Church, Challakere. Took Care of substations; Timmappayyanahalli, Molakalmur, Jagalur). (Parish Priest: Fr. Jesu R. Nathan)
  • June 2001- May 2003: Parish Priest: Our Lady of Victories Church, Nagar, Hosanagar Taluk (Assistants with me; Fr. Richard Pais (2001 -2002), Fr. David Dellario (2002-2003)                           
  • June 2001- May 2003: As Diocesan Youth Director
  • June 2003 – May 2005: As Seminary Staff: St. Peter’s Pontifical Seminary, Bangalore
  • June 2005 - August 2008: As Youth Director of Shimoga Diocese (ICYM, YCS) Yuva Mitra
  • June 2005 - August 2008: As Director of Diocesan Catholic Charismatic Services (DCCS): Jeevodaya, Residence Sacred Heart Cathedral, Shimoga
  • June 2006 - August 2008: As Karnataka Regional Youth Commission Joint Secretary
  • August 2008 - August 2011: As Secretary to KRYC and Regional Youth Director, Office: KROSS, Bangalore
  • August 15th 2011: As Executive Secretary for CBCI Youth Office, National Youth Director of Indian Catholic Youth Movement (ICYM) & Secretary Youth Activ8 Foundation®; took charge on October 10th 2011. (Chairman: Archbishop Leo Cornelio)
  • August 15th 2015; completed full term as CBCI Secretary for Youth Council.
  • August 15th to April 30th, 2015; Sabbatical Leave (Israel, Cyprus, Thailand, UK, Dubai, Australia)
  • May 21st 2016; Appointed as Parish Priest Shrine of Our Lady of Health
  • June 26th 2017; Appointed as Director for Family Counseling Centre / Ecumenism (29/06/2017), Legion of Mary & Vincent De Paul Society (15.07.2017), Diocesan Catholic Charismatic Services (07.09.2017) Residence cum Office at SMSSS - Chaitanya, Shimoga

Courses Attended:                          

  • Basics, Skills, Counseling in Youth Ministry, Don Bosco Yuva Prachodini, Bangalore October 2000
  • Chaplains & Animators’ Training, by National Youth Office at NBCLC, Bangalore, June 1-15th 2001
  • Training of Trainers in evangelization at Agra by National Youth Office, November 2001
  • Nov, 23 -30, 2015; Christo Centric Retreat at USM, Indore

Events participated:

  • July 23 – 28, 2002: 17th World Youth Day, Toronto, Canada
  • July 30 – Aug. 5, 2006: 4th Asian Youth Day, Hong Kong 
  • July 15 -20, 2008: 23rd World Youth Day, Sydney, Australia
  • Nov. 20-27, 2009: 5th Asian Youth Day, IMUS, Philiphines
  • Aug. 16 – 21, 2011: 26th World Youth Day, Madrid, Spain
  • June 16-29, 2011: 14th IYCS World Council at New Delhi
  • March 29- April 1, 2012: WYD Meeting Vatican – Rome
  • September 20-25, 2012:  AYD -2014 II Preparatory Meeting at Daejeon, South Korea
  • November 25-29, 2012: WYD - 2013 II Preparatory Meeting at Rio de Janeiro - Brazil
  • March 11-15, 2013:  AYD - 2014 III preparatory Meeting at Manila – Philippines
  • July 16-29, 2013: 28th World Youth Day, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • March 27 -30, 2014: AYD -2014 IV Preparatory meeting, Daejeon, South Korea
  • April 9-13, 2014: WYD Meeting Vatican – Sassone, Rome
  • August 10 – 21, 2014: 6th AYD – Daejeon, South Korea
  • July 30 – August 8, 2017; 7th AYD/AYMM – Jog Jakartha - Indonesia

Major Events Participated at National/Regional Level:

  • Oct. 25 -31, 2001: National Youth Convention at Kolkota
  • May 2007: Karnataka Regional Youth Convention, Belgaum
  • Nov. 8-10, 2007: “KRISTOTSAVA” Karnataka Regional Mission Congress, Bangalore
  • Dec. 27-30, 2007: South Asian Jesus Youth Meet at Cochin, Kerala
  • Oct. 21 -24, 2007: National Youth Convention at Cuttack-Orissa
  • Nov 27-29, 2008 : AICUF National Seminar, Mangalore
  • Aug 28-30, 2008: “COMMUNION 2008”, a Jesus Youth Program at Cochin
  • June 3, 2010: AICUF National Convention at Chennai
  • May 14-21, 2010: 15th YCS National Council, Mangalore
  • Oct. 10-17, 2010: 9th National Youth Convention, at Shillong
  • Feb. 1-8, 2012: 30th CBCI Plenary Assembly at St. John’s College Hospital, Bangalore
  • Feb 5-12, 2014: 31st CBCI Plenary Assembly at Palai, Kerala
  • Jan 18 -22, 2017; X National Youth Convention, Mangalore
  • Oct 4 -14, 2017; Holy Land Pilgrimage with Diocese of Shimoga Clergy
  • Nov 9 – 12, 2017; Golden Jubilee of Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services of Karnataka Region at Mangalore

Major Youth Events Organized at Diocesan, Regional as well as National Level:

  • Dec. 27-29, 2006: Diocesan Youth Convention of Shimoga at Hosadurga.
  • Aug. 6-9, 2010: 7th Karnataka Regional Youth Convention at Bellary.
  • Jan. 27-30, 2012: 32nd ICYM National Council & VII ICYM National Election at Kolkota.
  • June 1-10, 2012: XX Chaplains’ Animators’ Training (C.A.T) at Bangalore.
  • June 10, 2012: 16th National Youth Award Ceremony at St. John Evangelist Church, Bangalore
  • June 11- 12, 2012: 33rd ICYM National Council Meeting at Bangalore.
  • Spt. 7, 2012: ICYM National Level Bible Quiz.
  • Oct. 21 -24, 2012: National Youth Retreat ‘Move The Mountain’ (MTM).
  • Jan. 31 – Feb 2, 2013: 34th ICYM National Council Meeting at Jalandhar, Punjab.
  • June 1-10, 2013: XXI Chaplains’ Animators’ Training (C.A.T) at Bangalore.
  • June 11-14, 2013: Life Skill Orientation for ICYM Youth Leaders of India, Bangalore
  • August 22. 2013: ICYM Governing Body Meeting, CBCI – New Delhi
  • Aug. 23-25, 2013: 35th ICYM National Council Meeting at Jalandhar, Punjab.
  • Oct. 7, 2013: 36th ICYM National Council Meeting at Jalandhar, Punjab
  • Oct. 11, 2013: 17th ICYM National Youth Award Ceremony, Jalandhar, Punjab
  • Oct. 5-12, 2013: IX National Youth Convention, Trinity College, Jalandhar, Punjab
  • March  21-24, 2014: 37th ICYM National Council & VIII ICYM National Election at Nagpur
  • September 15 -18, 2014: 38th ICYM National Council & 18th ICYM National Awards at Nava Sadhana, Varanasi
  • May 29 to June 8th, 2015; XXII Chaplains’ Animators’ Training (C.A.T) at Bangalore
  • June 9th & 10th, 2015; 7th National Consultation for DYDs of India at Bangalore
  • June 11th, 2015; ICYM/YAF Governing body at Bangalore
  • August 8th and 9th 2015; Ever first ICYM Alumni gathering at Nagpur

As Charismatic Director/Preacher:

  • Preached more than thousand five hundred retreats (visit: www.frfranklin.org)
  • January 1, 2010: New year SAMBRAMOTSAVA-2010 at KARWAR sea shore 7000 people
  • December 19, 2010: “Christmas Utsava-2010” at Alangar church compound, 5000 people
  • December 18th, 2011: “Christmas Sambram-2011” for YCS/YSM Mangalore 2000 people
  • Nov 9 – 12, 2017; Golden Jubilee of Catholic Charismatic Renewal Services of Karnataka Region at Mangalore

Retreats/Recollections to Major Seminarians/Sisters/Priests:

  • April 30 – May 8, 2007; Sisters of Mercy, Mysore
  • June 17 – 22, 2012; St. Charles Major Seminary, Nagpur for 140 brothers
  • July 18, 2012; Clergy Recollection for Delhi Archdiocese and Faridabad Diocese, Navinta, Delhi
  • March 26, 2013; Clergy Recollection for Madras – Mylapore Diocese (Chrism Mass day), Chennai
  • July 6 -11, 2014; St. Joseph’s Regional Seminary, Allahabad, 89 theologians
  • July 14 – 21, 2014; Missionaries of Charity Sisters MP, Odissa & CG Region at Bhopal (24)
  • September 7 – 12, 2014 Priests Retreat Bareilly Diocese (35)
  • November 3 -10, 2014; Retreat for Sisters of Charity, Dharwar Province (40)
  • February 2 – 6, 2015; Priests Retreat for Marthandam Syro Malankara Catholic Diocese (45)
  • July 24th to 30th 2015; Retreat for Theologians at ORIENS MAJOR SEMINARY – SHILLONG (40)
  • August 24th to Sept 1st 2015; Missionaries of Charity Sisters MP, Odissa & CG Region at Bhopal (25)
  • September 21st to 26th 2015; Priests Retreat for Varanasi Diocese – Navsadan (47)
  • Oct 16 -21, 2017; Retreat for the Clergy of the Diocese of Bareilly (25) and Religious (14) – at Anugrah Ashram, Sitarganj, Uttarkhand
  • Oct 23 -30, 2017; Retreat for the Sisters of Charity, Dharwar Province at Dharwar (35)

Countries visited for Preaching the Word of God as well as for Youth events:

Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Newzeland, Australia, Philippines, Thailand, Singapore, Italy, Spain, France, Germany, Switzerland, Belgium, Austria, Cyprus, Jordan, Sultanate of Oman, Kingdom of Bahrain, UAE {Seven Emirates: Dubai, Abhudabi, Fujairah, Sharja, Ajman, Omalquoin, Ras Al Kema}, Brazil, South Korea and Indonesia.

Within India States visited for preaching the Word of God as well as for Youth Motivation:

Jammu-Srinagar, Punjab, Delhi, Haryana, Uttar Pardesh, Madhya Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, Odissa, West Bengal, Sikkim, Maharashtra, Bihar, Jharkand, Uttarkhand, Tamilnadu, Andra Pradesh, Telangana, Kerala, Mehghalaya, Nagaland, Manipur, Assam, Gujarath, Goa, Karnataka and Andaman island

Biblical Productions: -

Acting in Biblical DVD’S:

  • 2009: Yesu Sparsha Part I & II (Kannada)
  • 2010: Ba Yesuvalli Ba (Kannada)
  • 2011: Mahimeya Raja Yesu (Kannada)
  • 2011: Jezu Mhojo Rokxox (Konkani)
  • 2012: Nanna Usirada Yesu (Kannada)
  • 2012: Jezu Mhozo Swas (Konkani)
  • 2012: Ore Meetpar Yesu (Tamil)
  • 2013: ‘Hariharada Arogya Maathe’ Kannada Movie
  • 2014: ‘Belakinedege Payana’ Kannada Movie based on Pro life
  • 2015: Tirugi Nodidaaga (Kannada)
  • 2016: “Karuneya KadaluYesu” (Kannada)
  • 2017: “Yesuve Namma Bharvase”(Kannada)
  • 2017: “Kutumba Jeevanakke Yesu Marga”(Kannada Preahing)

Preaching Albums MP3:

  • Jivitache Utaar (Konkani)
  • Jivitachi Zor (Konkani)
  • Living Waters (English)
  • Devara Sajeeva Vakya (Kannada)
  • Roga soukya Baliyarpane – Healing Mass DVD (2013)

Books written: 2009

  • Be Healed (English)
  • Shuddhanagu (Kannada)
  • Nitol Za (Konkani)

Mission through communication media: Preaches in Konkani, Kannada, Hindi & English in Divine Word T.V, Mangalore, Rophe T. V. Goa.

Website: www.frfranklin.org, E Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., Mobile: + 91 9845256538

Permanent Address: Bishop’s House, Sagar Road, Shimoga 577205

Present contact:

Rev. Fr. Philiph Franky D’Souza (Fr. Franklin D’Souza)
SMSSS – Chaitanya, Alkola Circle, Sagar Road, Shivamogga - 577205
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