Mysuru, November 23:- Rev Fr Christy Sam, a senior priest of the Catholic Diocese of Mysuru, passed away at St Joseph’s Hospital at Bannimantap here today (Nov 23) following cardiac arrest after a prolonged illness. He was 70.
Fr Sam has served in various capacities in the church and at the offices of the diocese.
The mortal remains will be kept for public veneration at St Mary’s Minor Seminary at Bannimantap (Millenium Circle) in the city.
The funeral Mass will be held on Monday (25th November) at St Joseph’s Cathedral on Ashoka Road here at 10.30 am and the burial will take place at the Catholic Cemetery in Gandhinagar, Mysuru, stated a press release from the Bishop’s House, Mysuru. (NGB)