Fr Jijo Jose Manjackal is a priest in the Congregation of the Missionaries of St Francis de Sales (M.S.F.S.). He was born and came of age in Mumbai. He completed his clerical education from Suvidya College and Tejas Vidya Peetha, Bangalore. He was ordained in December 2012 by His Excellency Bishop Thomas Elavanal of Kalyan Diocese. He is currently pursuing his Post-Graduation Studies in Mass Communication from the University of Bangalore.