Name: Rev. Fr. Franklin Philip D’Souza (Philiph Franky D’Souza)


  1. Father: Late Ligoury D’Souza
  2. Mother: Mary Lilly Mascarenhas (Lilly D’Souza)
  3. 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 Philip D’Souza, ordained as priest for Diocese of Shimoga
  5. Mr. Wilson D’souza married with Mrs. Jacinta Fernandes, Mogarnad
  6. Mrs. Violet Cynthia D’Souza married to Mr. Dennis D’Souza, Balkunje
  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)


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

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Seminary Formation:

Seminary Studies:

Philoshopy : Bachaelor 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)

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Events participated:

Major Events Participated at National/Regional Level:

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

As Charismatic Director/Preacher:

Retreats/Recollections to Major Seminarians/Sisters/Priests:

Countries visited for Preaching the Word of God as well as for Youth events:
Canada, Hong Kong, Israel, Egypt, United Kingdom, 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, Indonesia and Sri Lanka.

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, Westbengal, 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:

Preaching Albums MP3:

Mission through communication media:
Preached in Konkani, Kannada, Hindi & English in Divine Word T.V. Mangalore, Rophe T. V. Goa and DivyavaniLive YouTube Channel.

Daily Reflections in Konkani in DivyavaniLive YouTube Channel

Fr Franklin on Divyavani Live YouTube Channel

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

Present contact:

Rev. Fr. Philiph Franky D’Souza (Fr. Franklin D’Souza)
Our Lady of Asssumption Church, Church Road, Hiriyur - 577598
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Mobile: +91 9013905078 & +91 9845256538