Former principal of St Paul’s High School Fr Agnelo Pinto SJ passes away


Eminent Jesuit priest and former principal of St Paul’s High School, Belgaum Rev Fr Agnelo Pinto SJ (75) died in Goa on Tuesday. Rev Fr Pinto was suffering from cancer. Known for his spirituality Rev Fr Agnelo Pinto was the principal of St Paul’s High School from 1979 to 1991 for a period of about 12 years. He also served as the manager of the school from 2005 to 2006.Agnelopinto

Popular among the students he was also known for his exemplary oratory skills, simplicity, modesty and disciplined nature. He was also famous for his spiritual talks and writings. The funeral services will be held on Wednesday, March 4 at Our Lady of Snows Church, Raia, Margao, Goa.



  1. Rev. Fr. Angelo was a gem of a person in all the fields of life and had great knowledge too. It’s proud to say that we were lucky to have him as our principal and mentor. St. Paul’s had reached its height of utmost discipline and character during his tenure. Eternal rest grant unto to him O lord and may the perpetual light shine upon him. May his soul rest in peace.


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