About me

Pater Manuel was born on January 4, 1980 in Bengaluru, India.

He attended Mary Immaculate School 1-4, St. Josephs Indian High School 5-10 and Christ College I II PUC.

Manuel joined the Franciscans at the age of 17.

Studies: BA in Philosophy (University of Urbanium), BA in Indian Philosophy (University of Bengaluru) BA in Theology (University of Urbanium) BA in Indian Music (University of Chennai)

He was ordained on April 25, 2009.

He is currently studying music (jazz and pop) at a private music college.

He is an unconventional Franciscan priest. His passion is seeing people smile… and that’s why he is a musician, painter and YouTuber. Believes in humanity and is open to everything that makes peace possible.