Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Fr. Oscar Colaco

Fr. Oscar Colaco -- Peoples Priest

  • Birth 12th December, 1935
  • Priesthood 19th December, 1970
  • Passed Away 8th August, 1999
  •  Born in Village of Manickpur
  •  Instrumental in building the magnificent church at Umralla. 
  •  Principal of Fatima High School at Vidyavihar 1987 and 1993, 
  •  Chairman of the IX Youth National Basketball Championship 1991. 
  •  Honored by all as Great educationist, an Ardent sports lover, and Saint for people who know him Closely
  • Was invited by a special delegation of Pope John Paul II to ROME (Holy Sea) in 1992 and was presented with a medal at Lourdes seen in the photo above.
  • His mortal remains were laid to rest at the cemetery at St. Joseph's Church, Umralla on August 9, 1999

  • Indian Express and many other leading national news papers made news when he passed away.

A Priest is only a person who shows direction, he is the Servant of GOD.

Article on Father Oscar Colaco in Suvarta

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