Moodubelle: Fr. Mahesh D’Souza of Moodubelle becomes the first ordained priest of Udupi Diocese
By Dr. Eugene D'Souza, Moodubelle
Pictures by Wilson, Shirva
Moodubelle, April 15: The newly constituted Diocese of Udupi opened its account with first priest-Fr. Mahesh D’Souza of Moodubelle when he was ordained by the first Bishop of Udupi, Most Rev. Dr. Gerald Isaac Lobo in St. Lawrence Church, Moodubelle on Monday, April 15, 2013. The historical day of the Udupi Diocese in general and Moodubelle parish in particular was observed with great solemnity and extremely significant and meaningful ritual of administering the Sacrament of Ordination to Deacon Mahesh D’Souza which the parishioners of Moodubelle had not witnessed since a long time.