Fr. Anthony Samy Annaraj, SJ (MDU to EOF)…

Fr. Anthony Samy (EOF 78/59, originally from MDU) was born in Valanthur, Tamil Nadu, on 15th August 1943. Inspired by the Jesuits of St. Xavier’s College, Palayamkottai, where he did his PUC studies, he joined…

Fr. Manuel Diaz Garriz, SJ (GUJ) 1932-2022

For me and my Jesuits friends and those who knew him, Garriz Bapu will always be a wonderful human being and an incomparable icon for inculturation. He told me cultures and religions in India were scarcely in conflict with each other, and that the one who influenced him…

Fr. Gregory Xaxa, SJ (JAM) 1957 – 2022

His sudden demise on 7th August 2022 saddened all Jamshedpur Jesuits and his family members. He was born on 24th May 1957, to Joseph and Angela Xaxa at Kesramal, Rourkela diocese, Odisha. He had six…

Fr. Rufino Coutinho, SJ (GOA) 1932-2022

Fr. Rufino passed away peacefully on 9th August 2022, at Xavier Residence, Porvorim, Goa. He would have been 90 years old on 4th September 2022. He served people in Goa, Patna and Nepal, for a…

Fr. Edwin L. D’Souza, SJ (GOA) 1925 –…

Many outstanding qualities and a simple, disciplined lifestyle enabled Fr Edwin to be an exemplary figure to all of us in the Province.  He was a gentleman, kind and considerate in all his dealings, a…

Fr. Susai Thomas, SJ (DUM) 1955 – 2022

Fr. Susai Thomas was born on 20th December 1955, in Satharasan Patty in Sivagangai Diocese of Tamil Nadu. He was the youngest of six siblings. He joined the Society of Jesus on 21st November 1974…

Br. Joseph Ullattil, SJ (PAT)

Br. Joseph Ullattil was born on 10th April 1941, the second eldest among 12 children. His elder brother who was a religious priest went to his eternal reward before Br. Joseph. He has two religious…