21 Nathalal Parekh Marg,
Phone: (022)2202.10.93; 2202.11.93
Email: [email protected]
Auxiliary Bishop Allwyn D’Silva was born April 20, 1948, in Amboli. He was parish priest of St. John the Baptist Church, Thane (West), when the appointment came on Dec. 20, 2016.
He holds a master’s degree in political science from the University of Mumbai.
He was ordained priest on April 19, 1975. As part of his priestly ministry he spent 21 years in the slums of Mumbai where he was deeply involved in human rights issues, social concerns and more recently in environmental matters at the local, regional and national levels.
Actively involved in environmental concerns, he is also secretary of the climate change desk of the Federation of Asian Bishops’ Conferences (FABC) and is visiting professor the archdiocesan seminary.