Fr Pedro Menino Jesus Fernandes was born in Bombay near Oval. He was the Parish priest of Merces and Azossim. He asked to be relieved from the post at Azossim in 1995. Fr Pedro Menino Jesus Fernandes passed away on 8th April 2001 and was laid to rest in the Santa Inez Cemetery. He was a native of Colva, Goa.