V. REV. FR. DENIS D’SA
Date of Birth : 20.09.1964
Place of Birth : Kallianpur
Ordained Priest : 14th May 1990
- Is a Graduate in Arts from Mysore University
- Has a Diploma in Communications from National Institute of Social Communications Research & Training (NISCORT), New Delhi
- Has a Diploma in Pastoral Communications from Gregorian University, Rome
Parishes / Institutions Served
- Assistant Parish Priest in: Udyavar; Bejai; Rosario Cathedral
- Parish Priest in Narampady ( Kasaragod) for 4 years
- Assistant Director of Sandesha, Foundation for Culture & Education ®,Mangalore for 2 years.
- Director of Sandesha Foundation & Sandesha College of Fine Arts, only College in Mangalore University, from 01.09.2000 to 10.05.2006.
- Secretary to the Karnataka Regional Council of Bishops’ Commission for Communication from 01.09.2000 to 10.05.2006.
- Administrator Designate, Father Muller Medical College Hospital ) 05.2006 to 11.08.2006
- Administrator, Father Muller Medical College Hospital : 08.2006 – 20.05.2008
- Administrator, Father Muller Medical College, Father Muller College & School of Nursing, Father) Muller College of Allied Healh Sciences: from 21.05.2008 to 30-06-2013
- Parish Priest of St. Anthony Church, Kuntalnagar from 2013 to 2018.
- Secretary of Mangalore Christian Council for 5 years (representing the Catholic Diocese of Mangalore)
- PRO of Mangalore Diocese for 2 years
- Honored with the “Kalanidhi” Award by the Kerala State Konkani Catholic Prathisthana in the year 1998.
- Sandesha, Foundation for Culture & Education ®, was honored with Rajyotsava Award both by the State Government and District Administration in the year 2005 under his tenure.
- Sandesha cultural troupe has performed in India and abroad under his leadership.
- Productions: MOG KOR PELEACHO; KALLIZ GAITA; PRAKAAS (Konkani Devotional songs).
- Sandesha Digital Recording Studio which is in par with any of the recording studios in the Metros, was built and dedicated to Sandesha Foundation under his tenure.
- Has directed the following :
- Cassettes & CDs :- Jaya Jaya Deva, Namma Naadu, Jagaruka Raaga, Janadani, Mana There – Awareness songs
- Ballets/Dance dramas : Shantala, Harmony, Ashtapushparchane
- A 90 minutes ballet “CHAITHANYODAYA”, staged with more than 300 artistes in a multimedia presentation (dance, drama, audio-visuals) on the occasion of the Post Centenary Silver Jubilee celebrations of the Diocese of Mangalore in Nehru Maidan on 12th February 2012.
- Ballet: SEVA SANGAMA” on 5-1-2015, on the Occasion of the Golden Jubilee of Gerosa High School with more than 200 artistes.
- Judged “Sodh”- Season 1 conducted by Maand Sobhan at Kalaangan
- Was/Is a Judge for the Daijiworld reality Show: “Mujo Thalo Gaythalo”
- Judged for Big Singer for J, organised by Big J TV-2017
- Was aJudge for Konkani singing competitions organised by Konkani Naatak Sabha, Jeppu Parish in memory of Late Sri Konkan Kogul Wilfy Rebimbus,
- Was one of the judges for the finals of GVOM held at Doha Qatar ( in 2012?)
- Has conducted more than 300 Seminars on Media Education, Communication, Value education, Art and Culture, Inter-religious dialogue for High school & College students, Youth & adults.
Now in Udupi Diocese:
- Public Relations Officer
- Director for the Diocesan Health Commission
- Parish Priest of Our Lady of Health Church, Shirva.
- Member of College of Consultors.