Native Place: Puttur
Profession: Nurse (Plastic Clinic) at Khoula Hospital
Spouse: Vincent Saldanha
Children: Daryl and Denzil
Philomena Terresa Celine Saldanha, an individual who gives her hands to serve with a heart of love. As a nurse at Khoula Hospital since 1984, Philomena has been a beacon of God’s everlasting love to all her patients and others around her.
Philomena was born and raised in Puttur, Mangalore to a lovely couple Camlil & Lily Furtado and is the fifth child among seven children.
She successfully completed her nursing from Manipal Nursing College and has resided in Oman for the past 33 years.
Along with her wonderful husband Vincent, they have raised two God fearing sons, Daryl & Denzil. Laveena Shilpa is the recent addition to the family as their daughter in law.
Philomena has been an active member of Sts. Peter & Paul Church Ruwi & has served selflessly in various communities and groups in the parish.
Philomena is excited to be contributing to the MCCP in a greater capacity and is looking forward to sharing God’s love with the rest of our Mangalorean community.