Daijiworld Media Network - Mangalore (MB)

Fr Ignatius D'Souza (77), retired priest of Mangalore diocese, passed away in a private hospital on November 20, 2007.

Funeral service will be held in St Vincent Ferrer Church, Valencia, Mangalore at 3-30 pm on Thursday, November 22.

Born in Moodubelle, Udupi on December 21, 1930, he was ordained a priest on December 3, 1963. He served as assistant parish priest in Kinnigoli and Cascia and later as parish priest in Pavoor, Sampaje, Nidpalli, Allipade and Miyar.

Later he served as chaplain at Father Muller Charitable Institutions from 1993 until retirement in 2003. Thereafter he lived in Vianney Home, the residence of retired priests.