Fr. Xavier Irudayaraj, SJ (MDU) 1941-2020

Fr. Xavier Irudayaraj joined the Society in 1958. His formation was fast-tracked and he was ordained a priest in 1968. This resulted in a happy coincidence years later in 2018 when he was the only…

Fr. Marcus Murmu, SJ (DUM) 1957-2020

Fr. Marcus Murmu was born in Lotbarua village in Dumka District of Santal Parganas on 25th April 1957. After completing his secondary schooling he joined the Santal Region of the Society of Jesus at Jisu…

Fr. Petrus Kerketta, SJ (MAP) 1949 -2020

(Enter the house of God, O my soul! Alleluia!) is one of the beautiful and appealing compositions of Fr. Petrus Kerketta for Hindi liturgy. It is quite popular and devotionally sung by the faithful, -…

Fr. Jose Javier Aizpun, SJ (ARU) 1930-2020

Fr. Jose Javier Aizpun, (Gujarat Province but transcribed to the Argentina-Uruguay Province), was called to eternal life on Good Friday (April 10) at the ripe age of ninety. He was a Jesuit for 72 years…

Fr. Thomas Anthraper, SJ (KER) 1929-2020

Fr. Thomas Anthraper left for his eternal reward on 6th May after a brief period of illness. Born on 6th November 1929 at Kadakkarapally in Alleppey district of Kerala, he joined the Society in 1949…