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Catholic Diocese of Lucknow
ďYou also, like living stones, are being built into a spiritual house to be a holy priesthood, offering spiritual sacrifices acceptable to God through Jesus Christ. 1 Peter 2:5Ē
PERSONNEL - CATHOLIC DIOCESE OF LUCKNOW

1. General Information
Diocesan Bishop Most Rev. Dr. Gerald John Mathias
Patrons St. Joseph, Spouse of Our Lady and St Francis of Assisi
Area 45, 125 Sq. Kms
Population Total 22, 681,894 (Catholics 7,600)
Languages Hindi, Urdu, Awadhi and English
Former Prelates Msgr. Joseph Angelo Poli, OFM Cap, Apostolic Administrator (1942 – 1947 resigned)

Most Rev. Albert Conrad De Vito, OFM Cap, First Bishop of Lucknow (1947-1970)

Rev. Mons. Pellegrino Ronchi OFM Cap, Adminsitrator (1970), later Bishop in Italy.

Most Rev. Cecil De Sa (1971-1983) transferred as Archbishop of Agra

Rev. Mons. Ignatius Martis (1983) Administrator

Most Rev. Alan de Lastic (1984-1991) transferred as Archbishop of Delhi

Mons. Oswald Lewis (1991-1993) Administrator

Most Rev. Albert D'Souza (1993-2007) transferred as Archbishop of Agra

Rev. Mons. Lancy Lobo (2007) Administrator
2. Lucknow Priests who are / were Bishops elsewhere
1 Most Rev. Ignatius Menezes Bishop of Ajmer (1978)
Bishop Emeritus of Ajmer (2013)
2 Most Rev. Albert D'Souza Bishop of Lucknow (1993)
Archbishop of Agra (2007)
3 Most Rev. Oswald Lewis Co-Adjutor Bishop of Meerut (1998)
Bishop of Jaipur (2005)
4 LATE Archbishop Ambrose Madtha Apostolic Nuncio in Ivory Coast (2008)
Died (2012)
5 Bishop Ignatius D’Souza Bishop of Bareilly (2014)
3. DIOCESAN Officials
1 Vicar General Rev. Fr. Ronald D'Souza
2 Chancellor and Spokesperson Rev. Fr. Donald H.R. D'Souza
3 Financial Administrator Fr. Rajesh DíSouza
4 Secretary and House Minister Fr. Robert Monteiro
4. DIOCESAN CONSULTORS
1 Rev. Fr. Ronald D'Souza V.G.
2 Rev. fr. Donald H. R. De Souza
3 Rev. Fr. Alwyn Moras
4 Rev. Fr. Denis Naresh Lobo
5 Rev. Fr. Claudius D’Almeida
6 Rev. Fr. Alwyn Madtha
7 Rev. Fr. Rajesh D'Souza
5. Diocesan Pastoral Centre
Director : Fr. Louis Sequiera
6. DIRECTORS OF APOSTOLATES
1 Bible, Catechetic and Liturgy REV. FR. RAJESH DíSOUZA
2 Evangelization and Proclamation REV. FR. ELIAS CARDOZA
3 Ecumenism and Inter Religious Dialogue Rev. Fr. Elias Rodrigues
4 Education Rev. Fr. Paul Rodrigues
5 Clergy and Religious REV. FR. ALWYN MORAS
6 Justice, Peace & labour REV. FR. VINCENT PINTO
7 Laity & Family Rev. Fr. Alwyn Madtha
8 Social work and Development Rev. Fr. Melwyn Rodrigues
9 Social Communications Rev. Fr. Donald H. R. De Souza
10 Youth & Vocation Rev. Fr. Marianus Horo
11 Pontifical Mission Societies (PMS) REV. FR. ARUN MORAS
12 Women's Desk Mrs Seema Mathews
13 Health Care Rev. Sr. Cassia M.S.J.
14 Street Children   Rev. Fr. Swanup S.D.B
15 Prison Ministry Rev. Sr. Mary H.C.M.
7. Diocesan Priests' Council
President Most Rev. Gerald John Mathias
Secretary Rev. Fr. Alwyn Madtha
Ex Officio Vicar General
Chancellor
Financial AdministratoR
Cathedral Parish Priest
Rector of St. Paul’s Seminary
Rev. Fr. Ronald D'Souza
Rev. Fr. Donald De Souza
Rev. Fr. Rajesh DíSouza
Rev. Fr. Elias Rodrigues
Rev. Fr. Andrew D'Cunha
ELECTED MEMBERS
7A. Directors of Apostolates
1 Diocesan Pastoral Centre Rev. Fr. Donald H. R. De Souza
2 Bible, Liturgy & Catechetics REV. FR. RAJESH DíSOUZA
3 Evangelization & Proclamation REV. FR. ELIAS CARDOZA
4 Ecumenism & Inter-Religious Dialogue Rev. Fr. Elias Rodrigues
5 Education Rev. Fr. Paul Rodrigues
6 Clergy & Religious REV. FR. ALWYN MORAS
7 Seminarians Rev. Fr. Ronald D'Souza (Major)
Rev. Fr. Andrew D'Cunha (Minor)
8 Justice & Peace REV. FR. VINCENT PINTO
9 Laity & Family Rev. Fr. Alwyn Madtha
10 Social Work & Development Rev. Fr. Melwyn Rodrigues
11 Social Communications Rev. Fr. Donald De Souza
12 Youth & Vocations Rev. Fr. Marianus Horo
13 Pontifical Mission Societies REV. FR. ARUN MORAS
14 Ecology & Environment Rev. Fr. Gerald D’Souza
7B. Zonal Representatives
Zone I REV. Fr. Victor Lobo
Zone II REV. Fr. Mark Fernandes
Zone III REV. Fr. Gerald DíSouza
Zone IV REV. FR. Augustine Falleiro
Zone V REV. Fr. John Peris
Zone VI N.N.
7C. NOMINATED MEMBERS
RELIGIOUS PRIEST : Rev. Fr. C. A. Joseph, SDB
Rev. Fr. Vimal, SJ
Rev. Fr. Ramesh, OFM Cap
Rev. Fr. Augustine, CMI
Rev. Fr. Prabhakar, IMS
Rev. Fr. Francis, CST
DIOCESAN PRIESTS : REV. FR. Lancy Lobo
REV. FR. Alwyn Madtha
REV. FR. Denis Naresh Lobo
rev. fr. Claudius d’almeida
rev. fr. ronald d’souza
8. DIOCESAN PASTORAL COUNCIL
PRESIDENT Bishop Gerald John Mathias
VICE PRESIDENT

CHANCELLOR

Parish Priest Cathedral
Rev. Fr. Ronald D'souza, Vicar General

Rev. Fr. Donald H. R. De Souza,

Rev. Fr. Elias Rodrigues
SECRETARY Mr. Derek Jackson
JOINT SECRETARY Ms. Seema Mathews
MEMBERS PRIESTS


RELIGIOUS


LAITY
1. Zonal Incharges
2. Directors of Apostolates

1. Major Superiors in the diocese
2. C.R.I. President & Secretary

1. One Representatives from Parishes having population less than 100 members.
2. Two representatives from Parishes having population more than 100 members.
(34 Parishes)

2. President & Secretary of Diocesan Youth.

3. Bishop's Nominations
Mr Elton deSouza,
Mr Adrian Michael,
Mr Denzil Godin,
Mr Derrick Jackson,
Ms Lisamma George &
Mrs Maria Anthony
9. DIOCESAN C.R.I.
All Major Superiors of Religious Sisters, Brothers and Priests
President Sr. PATRICIA UMI
Secretary Sr. FERDIE CFMSS
Treasurer Sr.ANNAMMA SSH
Member Bro. JAMES SG
9A. C.R.I. Sub-Unit (Sitapur)
Vice President  
Secretary  
10. DIOCESAN MARRIAGE TRIBUNAL
Judicial Vicar Rev. Fr. Robert Quadras
Defender of Bond Rev. Fr. Mark Fernandes
Notary Rev. Fr. Donald H. R. De Souza
Judges Rev. Fr. Vincent Nazareth
Rev. Fr. Vincent Pinto
Member  
11. DIOCESAN FINANCE COMMITTEE
Chairperson Most. Rev. Gerald John Mathias
Members Rev. Fr. Ronald D'Souza V. G.
Rev. Fr. Paul Rodrigues
Rev. Fr. Andrew D'Cunha
Rev. fr. Denis Naresh lobo
Rev. Fr. Rajesh DíSouza (Secretary)
12. DIOCESAN BUILDING COMMITTEE
Chairperson Most. Rev. Gerald John Mathias
Members Rev. Fr. Ronald D'Souza V. G.
Rev. Fr. Lancy Lobo
Rev. Fr. Melwyn Saldanha
Rev. Fr. J. P. Rodrigues
Rev. Fr. Rajesh DíSouza
Rev. Fr. simon fernandes
13. DIOCESAN COMMISSIONS
1 Bible, Catechetics and Liturgy REV. FR. RAJESH DíSOUZA
2 Evangelization and Proclamation REV. FR. ELIAS CARDOZA
3 Ecumenism and Inter Religious Dialogue REV. FR. ELIAS RODRIGUES
4 Education & Culture Rev. Fr. Paul Rodrigues
5 Clergy & Religious REV. FR. ALWYN MORAS
6 Justice, Peace & Labour REV. FR. VINCENT PINTO
7 Laity & Family Rev. Fr. Alwyn Madtha
8 Social Work and Development Rev. Fr. Melwyn Rodrigues
9 Social Communications Rev. Fr. Donald H. R. De Souza
10 Youth & Vocations Rev. Fr. Marianus Horo
11 Holy Childhood & P.M.S. REV. FR. ARUN MORAS
12 Women's Desk Mrs. Seema Mathews
13 HEALTH CARE Sr. Cassia M.S.J..
14 Ecology & Environment REV. Fr. Gerald D’Souza
 
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