Journey of Roque Lobo towards the Permanent Diaconate

I am grateful for what my parents had inculcated in me and my other 4 siblings to have that sense of belief in God that slowly shaped our faith since we were young. My early education started at St. Joseph’s School, Vikhroli. I continued my higher education in Mumbai University and successfully completed my post-graduation in Physics (Electronics). Further I did a diploma in computers. Studying has always been a passion apart from my interest in sports, music, drawing and painting. During my college years I was drawn to the Legion of Mary at St. Joseph’s Church, Vikhroli. I served in the Legion for a few years. This stint in the Legion of Mary did help me grow spiritually. My work experience

Journey of Dn Joel Fernandes towards the Priesthood

"To be a Good Shepherd after the Heart of Christ" When I joined the seminary one of the senior brothers told me that eight years seem to be too long, but once your seminary formation begins, these eight years will pass away swiftly. It really seems to me that the eight years of my seminary formation have just gone by and now I’m standing on the threshold waiting to be ordained a priest. Dn Joel Fernandes When I look back down memory lane, especially my formation years in the seminary there are many moments that I have cherished. The seminary gave me a chance to grow and flourish. It helped me to understand and deepen my vocation. The seminary formation in the areas of academics, spirituality

Deacons Visit Senior Priests at Clergy Home

Exactly a month away from joining the ranks of the priesthood, the deacons of St. Pius X College visited the senior priests in the Archdiocese of Bombay at the Clergy Home in Bandra. The visit to Clergy Home was indeed a memorable experience. It was good to know the priests who served the diocese with great zeal and dedication. They gave us good advice that is, we are Priests to be, should be loving and caring towards our people. Another important point that was stressed was that we need to keep ourselves fit and healthy only then we will be able to give our 100% to our ministry and the people of God. Deacon Joseph expressed his experience in the following words. "We were touched and inspire

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