Senior Priest Fr Maurice F D’Souza (90) passes away
Mangaluru: Senior priest Fr Maurice F D’Souza passed away on August 8, 2020. He was 90.
Fr Maurice F D’Souza, son of late Santhan D’Souza and late Cocess Serra, was born on April 29, 1930, at Bolkunje parish. He was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Mangalore on March 1 1958.
Fr Maurice F D’Souza served as Assistant Parish Priest at Karkal town, Valencia Parish, Kallainpur Milagres Parish, Milagres Parish Mangalore, and Omzoor Parish. He also served as the Parish Priest at Neermarga, Agrar, Ullal Panir, Pezar and Kulur Parish. After his retirement in the year 2005, he stayed at the Vianney home and also served as its guardian from the year 2005 to 2007.
His mortal remains will be brought to St Zuze Vaz Home, Jeppu at 2:00 pm on Sunday, August 9 2020. The Funeral Mass will be held at 4:00 pm at the St Vincent Ferrer Church, Valencia followed by burial at the Mangalore Diocese Priest’s Cemetery at Valencia.