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St. Thomas

Little is recorded of St. Thomas the Apostle, nevertheless thanks to the fourth Gospel his personality is clearer to us than that of some others of the Twelve.  His name occurs in all the lists of the Synoptists (Matthew 10:3; Mark 3:18; Luke 6; cf. Acts 1:13) but in St. John, he plays a distinctive part.  First, when Jesus announced His intention of returning to Judea to visit Lazarus, “Thomas”, who is called Didymus (the twin), said to his fellow disciples : “Let us also go, that we may die with him” (John 11:16).  Again it was St. Thomas who during the discourse before the Last Supper raised an objection : “Thomas saith to him : Lord, we know not whither thou goest; and how can we know the way ?”  (John 14:5).  But more especially St. Thomas is remembered for his incredulity when the other Apostles announced Christ’s Resurrection to him: “Except I shall see in his hands the print of the nails, and put my finger into the place of the nails, and put my hand into his side, I will not believe” (John 20:25); but eight days later he made his act of faith, drawing down the rebuke of Jesus : “Because thou hast seen me, Thomas, thou hast believed; blessed are they that have not seen, and have believed” (John 20:29).

Family ID Head of theFamily
11-0001 ELIAS D'SOUZA
11-0002 ALWIN PINTO
11-0003 FREDRICK DSOUZA
11-0004 MELWYN D'MELLO
11-0005 BURTON JAMES ROSARIO
11-0006 ARNOLD D'SOUZA
11-0008 MARIO PINTO
11-0009 IRENE JOHN PEREIRA
11-0010 STANY VAZ
11-0012 ALWIN THORAS
11-0013 ABRAHAM D'SOUZA
11-0014 PETER FERNANDES
11-0015 JOAQUIM DIAS
11-0016 ROQUE GONSALVES
11-0017 MATILDA D'SILVA
11-0018 VALERIAN MASCARENHAS
11-0019 ALEXANDER MANI
11-0020 SAM KARAT
11-0022 CELINE FERNANDES
11-0023 JACOB PHILIP
11-0024 A V FERNANDEZ
11-0025 MAURICE CARDOZA
11-0026 FRANCIS D'SOUZA
11-0027 BONA BANIS
11-0029 HERBERT FISHER
11-0031 VALENTINI DIAS
11-0032 AVELINE BHUNDAO
11-0033 JUSTIN D'SILVA
11-0034 FRANKLIN L
11-0035 ROQUE LOBO
11-0036 JIMAN D'CRUZ
11-0037 ARVIN NORONHA
11-0039 WILLIAM CASTELINO
11-0041 PIEDADE CARDOZO
11-0042 PETER QUADROS
11-0044 GERALD PINTO
11-0045 GREGORY LOBO
11-0047 ERMELINA PEREIRA
11-0048 KONDAREDDY KADASANI
11-0050 EUGENE FRANCIS
11-0051 PETER D'COSTA
11-0052 ANTHONY MENEZES
11-0054 PETER D'SOUZA
11-0055 JOHNSON NESAN
11-0056 ANTHONY M LEITAO
11-0057 PASCAL COELHO
11-0058 CHANDRASHEKHAR MHAPANKAR
11-0059 DANIEL KUNJUMON
11-0060 NEMOSIO FERNANDES
11-0061 WILLIAM GOMAS
11-0062 STEPAN CARLO
11-0063 STEVENSON LEWIS
11-0064 STEEVAN D'ALMEIDA
11-0065 BERNARD NORONHA
11-0067 MARY D'SOUZA
11-0068 CYRIL MASCARENHAS
11-0069 JOSEPHINE PEREIRA
11-0070 JOAQUIM FERNANDES
11-0071 FORTUNATO FERNANDES
11-0072 DANIEL D'SOUZA
11-0074 WILLIAM MENEZES  
11-0075 CABRAL WALTER  
11-0076 MICHAEL D'SOUZA
11-0077 REMEDIOS DIAS
11-0078 ROMEO FERNANDES  
11-0079 SIMON J.L. TAURO
11-0080 MARY JOHN XAVIER
11-0081 WALTER NORONHA
11-0083 FATIMA LEMOS
11-0084 STANISLAUS SMITH
11-0086 SANTANO FERNANDES
11-0087 WILFRED D'SOUZA
11-0088 SAVIO LOBO  
11-0091 STEPHEN RODRIGUES
11-0092 A. KENNEDY GNANASEKAR
11-0093 MANUEL PEREIRA
11-0094 FREDRICK D'SOUZA
11-0095 MARIA THORAT
11-0096 VILITO JEROME MORAS
11-0097 ROBIN JOSE
11-0098 ROSALINE FERNANDES
11-0099 NEVILLE D'SOUZA
11-0100 VINCENT CARDOZA
11-0124 KAMAL JOSEPH SAPTOE
11-0126 MICHAEL D' SOUZA
11-0128 HENRY JOSEPH SALDANHA
11-0131 JANON FERNANDES
11-0158 DAVID P. D'SILVA
11-0168 BENEDITO FERNANDES
11-0172 ALEX D'SILVA
11-0278 SIMON FERNANDES  
11-0279 LUKE PARMAR
11-0288 JUDY PRAKASH
11-0290 SUNDARESAN SHANKAR
11-0291 JOSEPH NORONHA
11-0294 PHILIP KADAM
11-0298 CEDRIC CLAYTON
11-0299 SUDHIR MIRANDA
11-0303 ROSY D'COSTA
11-0304 WILFRED TELLIS
11-0305 PIUS  CUTINHA
11-0309 LORENZO PEREIRA
11-0314 ISABELL FERNANDES
11-0317 SUNITA SHETTY
11-0320 SEVERINE D'SOUZA

 

 
     
 
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