Fr Adarsh ascends the Altar of the Lord
23rd January 2021 was a great day of rejoicing for
the Karnataka Goa Province. Dn Adarsh Pedru
Rodrigues was ordained priest in his native parish
Our Lady of Fatima in Molkod, Honnavar by Most Rev.
Dr. Derek Fernandes, Bishop of Belgaum and the
Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Karwar.
Fr. Adarsh is the second Carmelite priest from the
Diocese of Karwar. There were 85 concelebrants and a
large number of faithful who witnessed the
Ordination rite. The Eucharist was followed by a
short felicitation programme. Fr Ajith Rodrigues,
Superior of Stella Maris was the Master of
Ceremonies. Fr Pius James D’Souza, Provincial
felicitated the new priest on behalf of the Province
and thanked all the formators and benefactors who
had assisted him in his formative years. Fr Adarsh
expressed his gratitude towards all who had helped
him ascend the altar. The entire KG Province thanks
God for Fr Adarsh and wishes him joy and blessing in
his priestly ministry.