Monday, January 09, 2006

Two Priests Meet With Accident, One Still in Coma

Prayers Requested for Fr. Tommy and Fr. Salvador

Father Salvadore Rodrigues from an interview with
Father Salvadore Rodrigues, Orlem, Malad West

(Jan 6). Father Tommy Kuruvilla and Father Salvador Rodrigues (Fr. Salu) of the Bombay Archdiocese, are reported to have met with an accident at Ratnagiri on Goa-Mumbai highway today. They have been admitted to Kolhapur Hospital, Maharashtra. The two Priests were returning by car from Goa to Mumbai when the tragedy is said to have occurred.

According to an update, Fr. Salu has been brought out of the ICU, while Fr. Tommy continues to remain in coma.

Fr. Salu is the parish priest of Our Lady of Lourdes parish, Orlem, Malad West, which is the largest parish in the country having a strength of over 20,000 catholics. He is also the the trustee and manager of St.Anne’s School and the ecclesiastical adviser at the Bombay Catholic Sabha (BCS). Fr. Tommy is the Director of the Diocesan Estate Office at Convent Street, Mumbai.

Prayers for their speedy recovery are requested.

Posted by Sachin Quadros

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