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Mangaluru, Aug 17 : One of the senior priests of the diocese of Mangalore, Rev. Fr Norbert D’Souza passed away due to severe cardiac arrest while travelling to his hometown on Wednesday noon on August 17, 2022.

Fr Norbert D'Souza hailing from Mai de Deus Church, Puttur was born to Basil Liguory D’Souza and Piedade Catherine Paid on August 02, 1926. He was ordained priest for the diocese of Mangalore in April 06, 1954. He was 96 when he breathed his last.

Fr Norbert D'Souza leaves behind his loving brother priest Rev. Fr Clifford D'Souza who is also a priest of the Diocese of Mangalore.

Fr Norbert D’Souza, a priest of the diocese of Mangalore, served as an assistant parish priest at Belman, Pezar, Kinnigoli, Rosario Cathedral and Mogarnad. He served as Parish Priest in Nirkan, Bajpe, Pernal, Pezar, Angelore and Ujire.

Fr Norbert retired from active ministry in 2002 and was residing at Senior Priests' Home, St Anthony Institutes, Jeppu, Mangalore.

His Funeral Mass and Burial Service will be held on Thursday 18.08.2022 at 3.30 p.m. in St Vincent Ferrer Church, Valencia.

“We raise our hearts and minds in prayer for the repose of his soul. May the Lord count him among his elect and grant him eternal rest.”

Watch Funeral Ceremony Video : 

(This news was updated on Aug 18, 2022 to include Funeral Ceremony Video. Courtesy : Divine Word Youtube Channel) 


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