Welcome Father Benjamin

NEW PAROCHIAL VICAR OF ST. THOMAS AND HOLY TRINITY CATHOLIC CHURCH

St Thomas the Apostle and Holy Trinity welcome our new Parochial Vicar Fr. Benjamin Hembrom, TOR.    Fr. Benjamin was ordained May 18, 2009. He can speak Santali, Hindi and English.

After his Ordination, he was an assistant teacher and Hostel in charge at Kattibari Mission. He was transferred to St. Francis School as assistant teacher 2010. In 2013 Fr. Benjamin made headmaster and Parish Priest in Babumahal Mission until 2017.  He then transferred to Shamli in Uttar Pradesh to be Vice -Principal and Parish priest.  He arrived in the USA on 24th of July 2018.

Fr. Benjamin was born on May 26, 1980 into a large family with 4 brothers and 5 sisters. One sister is a Nun in the congregation of Sisters of Bethany. His Parents are Simon Hembrom and Francisca Marandi.

He did his BA from Bangalore University and Bachelor of Philosophy (BPH) from Suvidya college Bangalore and another  BTH  from Vijnananilyam, Elluru,  in Andhra Pradesh. He did his M.A from IGNOU, New Delhi.