Fr. Mathew Olnidian, SJ (KER) 1945-2020

Fr. O.P. Mathew was the first vocation and the first Jesuit from the Chirackal Mission in Kerala founded by the Italian missionaries. He joined the Society as a Brother, but was later ordained a priest…

Fr. Stanley D’Souza, SJ (DEL) 1932-2020

Fr. Stanley J. D’Souza was born on July 4th, 1932, in Zanzibar, East Africa.  After his school education in Bombay, BE in Pune and MS in the US, he entered Milford Novitiate, USA, in 1957,…

Fr. Savarimuthu Xavier, SJ (CEN) 1937-2021

Fr. X. Savarimuthu, a remarkable priest and spiritual director of Jesuits, other men and women religious and lay people, made a significant impact on the spiritual journey of many in Tamil Nadu Catholic Church in…

Fr. Lancy Pereira, SJ (BOM) 1930-2021

Fr. Lancy Pereira was a man who was fascinated by the deep mysteries of life, strove to understand them and encouraged others to make their own explorations. His life was one relentless quest to get…

Fr. Vasco do Rego, SJ (GOA) 1925-2021

It is a Herculean task to write the obituary of a multifaceted and multitalented personality like that of Fr. Vasco do Rego, SJ, of Goa Province. He was a student counsellor, spiritual father of Rachol…

Fr. Augustine Lopes, SJ (BOM) 1945-2020

I always found something unique in the company of Augustine and we became good friends in the Society.  Augustine came across as a confident and fearless person.  He had earlier worked in a government office. …