Fr. John Rose
Fr.John Rose is a Catholic diocesan priest working in the Archdiocese of Bangalore. After completing his graduation in – Arts, philosophy, education and theology, he was ordained a priest in the year 1995. At an early age he was appointed as the Manager and Principal of the renowned St.Germain High School, Bangalore. Later he was appointed as the Manager and Principal of St.Mary’s High School, K.G.F. Subsequently, he was appointed as the Parish Priest of St.Theresa’s Institutions, K.G.F. In all the three institutions, he started Pre-University Colleges with an aim to catering to educational needs of the underprivileged students. At present all the three Pre-University Colleges are teeming with hundreds of students.
Presently he is the Rector and Parish Priest of the renowned shrine – St.Mary’s Basilica, Bangalore. He is, also, the Secretary of Archdiocesan Board of Education which manager more than 130 schools and colleges.
He is passionate about the Word of God and it is his great desire that the Word of God, which imparts light and life for man both in this life and in the life to come, should reach the common people in simple language. With this aim in mind he has, for the last twenty years, laboured to bring the Word of God in simple language by bringing out eight homilies books.
Fr.John Rose holds Master degrees in English Literature and Philosophy as well.