Bangalore: Fr Franklin D'Souza Appointed Regional Director of ICYM
by Wilson D'Souza, Moodubidri
Bangalore, Aug 11: Fr Franklin D'Souza, well-known and well-appreciated charismatic Catholic preacher in the church of Karnataka has been appointed as regional director of ICYM, Youth Commission with effect from August 15.
Bishop of Mangalore Aloysius Paul D'Souza has proposed his appointment to Archbishop of Bangalore Bernard Moras.
The Archbishop officially announced the appointment of Fr Franklin as the regional director recently.
About Fr Franklin:
REV. FR. FRANKLIN PHILIP D’SOUZA has preached more than 700 retreats around Karnataka, at Mumbai, Israel and also in Gulf Countries. One can see a special touch of God in his life. He shares his experience that Lord Jesus has touched his life in the first year of his priesthood. Ever since he started proclaiming the "Word of God"
He preaches at "Divine Retreat Centre", Chalakudy, Kerala, "Renewal Retreat Centre (RRC)", Bangalore, "Logos Retreat Centre", Bangalore and Tabore Retreat Centre, Kalyan - Mumbai.
Thousands and thousands of young minds and hearts are touched by his preaching. Through his preaching, many souls have been saved. Many have found comfort and experienced the Love of Risen Lord Jesus. Many say that he is a "Power Filled Evangelist" in the Catholic Church.
He is the founder and director of "Jesus Touch" (YESU SPARSHA) team, where he and Brother T.K. George work together.
He not only ministers through preaching, but also through phone ministry. You can contact or write to him at any time and his services are available to the people who are in need.
Through his Kannada audio cassette "Holy Mass for the Sick" and Konkani Preaching "Jivitache Utaar", he has touched thousands of Kannada speaking souls...
Fr. Franklin hails from a village called 'Saverapura', which belongs to St. Ignatius Loyola Church, Paladka
He was born on 22nd October 1973 as the fourth son of Late Ligoury D'Souza and Lilly D'Souza.