Fr. Jimmy Thottapally

 

Fr. Jimmy serves as the Pastor of Saint Callistus Parish.

 

He came to Saint Callistus in 2006 and spearheaded the remodelling of the church. His hard work, dedication and commitment earned him the Oakland Diocese Pastoral Award of Excellence in 2010.

 

Fr. Jimmy was born in the state of Kerala, India, to parents of deep Catholic faith. He grew up with three brothers and two sisters, one of whom became a nun.

 

He was ordained a priest for his home diocese of Palai, India, on December17, 1971. He came to the United States in May 1988 and has served in several parishes in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles and the Diocese of Oakland.