Bishop's Profile

Name Aleixo Das Neves Dias, sfx
Born 5th August, 1944
Parents Francisco Xavier Dias and Feliza Clara Dias
Schooling Little Flower of Jesus High School, Calangute
Seminary 1956 – All India Mission Seminary, Pilar, Goa
Novitiate 1961 – Missionary Society of St. Francis Xavier, Pilar Goa
1962 – Took the first religious vow
Ordained as Priest 21st December, 1969
Mission Work 30th December, 1971, Landed in Port Blair and
Appointed as Parish Priest in Mayabunder
Higher Studies Sent to Rome for higher studies in 1976
Completed Master’s Degree in Sociology in Rome
Diploma in Communications in London in 1980
Mission Work Rector of Pilar Seminary, Goa ( 1980 – 1984)
Appointed Bishop On the 18th August, 1984. Announcement was made
both in Rome as well as in Goa
Consecration Consecrated Bishop on 20th January, 1985
Hobbies Music, Singing, Reading, Travelling
Languages Konkani, English, Hindi, Sadri, Portuguese, Latin, German and Italian
Person Cheerful, a great linguistic, a great orator, an educationist
Bishop Alex Dias, sfx.