Fr Venâncio Santana Luís Fonseca was a Diocesan Priest who worked as the Vicar in the Church of Sao Bartolomew, (St. Bartolomeu), Chorao, Goa. The St Bartolomeu Church on the Island of Chorao in Goa was built in 1569. He was a native of Moira, Goa. He was previously the Chaplain of Infant Jesus Chapel, Murida, Cuncolim. Later he worked as the Parish Priest of Pernem, Goa.