Mangaluru, 23, Mar. 2017: Fr Patrick Rodrigues, director of Father Muller Charitable Institutions (FMCI), passed away on Thursday March 23. He was 65.
It is learnt that he passed away at around 7.45 pm.
Born on August 17, 1951 to Raymond and Piad Rodrigues, Fr Patrick was ordained priest in May 1978.
He served as assistant parish priest of Barkur and Kinnigoli, after which he was appointed parish priest of Sampaje. He then took up the position of administrator of St John Medical College and Hospital in 1991, and went on to become its assistant director in 2000.
He served as parish priest of Kinnigoli between 2003 and 2007 before taking charge as director of FMCI in 2007.
As director of Father Muller Charitable Institutions, he was instrumental in initiating several programmes and development works of the Institution, the latest being the state-of-the-art Father Muller Convention Centre which opened recently.
Funeral will be in Modankap-Bantwal Church on Sunday, 26th March 2017 at 3.30 pm.