CHURCH OF ST SEBASTIAN
Thokur, Jokatte P.O. Ė 574 173
via Bajpe, Mantgalore Taluk
TELEPHONE: 79 2271
LOCATION:† This church is situated at a distance of 18 kms from Mangalore and is surrounded by Pezar, Kulur, Surathkal and Bajpe parishes.
PARISH PRIEST:†† †Rev. Fr Maxim Furtado
CATHOLIC POPULATION:†† †Total : 612†††††††††† Male : 316†††††††††† Female : 296†††
NO. OF CATHOLIC FAMILIES:††† †130
NO. OF PARISH WARDS:††† †4
Thokur was a sub-station of Pezar parish.† Mr Domnic Rosario DíSouza donated some land and Fr Norbert DíSouza of Pezar purchased the land next to it for the church, a total of† 42 cents of† land.†† Fr Norbert DíSouza constructed the church building which was inaugurated on May 10, 1989.
Since there was no presbytery at Thokur, it was served from Pezar.†Thokur became a parish on May 28, 2000, after the completion of the presbytery.† Fr Francis DíSouza was the first parish priest here.
Fr Sebastian (Sabas) Fernandes, the parish priest of Pezar started St Sebstianís Higher Primary School in 1933.