Thokur Parish Priest Fr Peter Fernandes passes away at 74

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MANGALORE, SEPT 10: Rev. Fr Peter Fernandes (74), Parish Priest of St Sebastian Church, Thokur, Jokatte, Mangalore passed away at 2.58 p.m. today, September 10, 2022 in Fr Muller Hospital, Kankanady, Mangalore. 

Fr Fernandes was hospitalised several times recently for health complications. He was last hospitalised on September 8, 2022. Due to sudden massive blockage of blood vessel in the lung, he breathed his last. 

Hailing from Pius Nagar, Udupi, Fr Fernandes was born to Mr Casimir Fernandes and Mrs Juvanna Fernandes on August 9, 1948. He was ordained priest for the diocese of Mangalore on May 4, 1978. 

Rev. Fr Peter Fernandes

Fr Peter Fernandes served as an assistant parish priest in Cascia, Bantwal and  Madanthyar parishes. He served as parish priest in Ukkinadka, Indubettu, Borimar, Kelarai and Naravi parishes. 

He was also the priest in-charge in Eliapadav and Maniyampare parishes. He served as the estate manager of the diocese for 6 years. 

Funeral Mass and Burial Service of Fr Peter Fernandes will be held on Monday, September 12, 2022 at 3.30 p.m. in St Vincent Ferrer Church, Valencia.

  No

Year

Designation

Place

1

 1978 – 1979

Asst. Parish Priest

Cascia

2

 1979 – 1980

Asst. Parish Priest

Bantwal

3

 1980 – 1981

Asst. Parish Priest

Madanthyar

4

1981 – 1988

Parish Priest

Ukkinadka

5

1988 – 1991

Parish Priest

Indubettu

6

1991 – -1998

Parish Priest 

Borimar

7

1998 – 2002

Parish Priest

Kelarai 

8

2002 – 2008

2002-2003

Easte Manger 

Priest In charge Eliarpaduv

Bishop’s house

9

2008 – 2010

Parish Priest

Naravi 

10

2010 – 2011

Parish Priest 

Ukkinadka 

11

2011 – 2017

In charge 

Maniyampare 

12

2017 – 202

Parish Priest

Thokur

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    Eliza Fernandes says:

    Heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family. May the Lord grant him eternal peace.

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