Chaplain of St Luke’s Church, Ras Al Khaimah
Reverend Nelson Fernandez was born and brought up in Kollam (Quilon), one of the Southern Districts in the State of Kerala in South India, the fourth child of his parents, Michael and Bertha. He finished his schooling in Quilon and after obtaining a Bachelor’s degree in Philosophy from St Joseph’s Pontifical College and a Bachelor’s degree in Theology from St Joseph’s Pontifical Seminary, he was ordained for the Diocese of Quilon in December 1985. He ministered there for 9 years in different capacities, whilst scompleting a Master’s degree in English. He later taught in an institute in Muscat, Oman.