Daijiworld Media Network – Mangaluru
Mangaluru, Jun 4: Fr Valerian Rodrigues passed away due to old age on Sunday June 4. He was 79.
Hailing from Bajpe and born to Peter Rodrigues and Florine Pinto, Fr Valerian had his priestly ordination on May 11, 1973.
He had served as an assistant parish priest in Shirva and Permannur parishes. He had also served as the parish priest in Bellore, Bela, Mariashram, Badyar, Palimar and Permude parishes.
Fr Valerian retired from active ministry in 2016 and was residing at St Zuze Vaz Home, Jeppu.
Fr Valerian’s funeral Mass and burial service will be held on Tuesday, June 6 at 10 am in St Vincent Ferrer Church, Valencia.
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