By Fr Richard D’Souza
Feb 26 : Dr John Edward D’Silva was elected as the secretary of Diocesan Pastoral Parishad, diocese of Mangalore for a period of three years during the DPP meeting held at Bishop house , presided over by Most Rev Dr Peter Paul Saldnaha, Bishop of Mangalore .
Dr John D’ Silva who was animator of youth at Cordel and Cathedral parishes, has vast experience in education and social work.
D’Silva is an Associate Professor of Mathematics and Director of Xavier Block of Sciences and Research at St. Aloysius College. He has also served as Dean and Principal of St. Aloysius PU college. He is also a member of Governing Boards and Academic Councils of many institutions in the city.
During the meeting election for the executive committee was held . Mr John Baptist Monteiro and Ms Shalet Pinto were elected for a term of three years.