Fr. Dorairaj S. Joseph, SJ (MDU) 1937-2019

Fr. Dorairaj entered the Society in 1955. After his ordination in 1968 and tertianship in 1973 he was missioned to Mauritius. For the first six years he was in charge of the technical school at…

Fr. Augustine Silveira, SJ (BOM) 1937-2019

Before giving this homily, I had a conversation with Augustine, in Konkani.  He said, “Aare Ferrao, borem, borem utram mhun, hanh!”  (Say some nice words, huh!).St. Francis of Assisi had said, “Preach always... and, if…

Fr. Theodore Toppo (T), SJ (MAP) 1939-2019

“No one lights a lamp and places it under a bushel basket…” Fr. Theodore could not hide himself. By nature he was available to love and to serve. He radiated humility, kindness, patience and knowledge.…

Br. Selvaraj Sebastian, SJ (MDU) 1937-2019

Br. Selvaraj was my companion as a student of St. Mary’s Higher Secondary School, Dindigul. He joined our novitiate at Beschi, Dindigul in 1957. He was always known to be a calm and unassuming person.…

Fr. Louis Xavier, SJ (MDU) 1931-2019

After almost fifty years of continuous, non-stop labouring as an administrator in educational institutions, mostly in Jesuit institutions, Fr. Louis Xavier moved in 2016 to BeschiIllam, Dindigul, where on 15th June 2019, he quietly surrendered…

Fr. Mathew Nampiaparambil, SJ (KER) 1937-2019

Fr. Mathew Nampiaparambil left for his eternal reward on 4th May, 2019. Though suffering from spine-related ailments, nobody suspected that the end would be so soon. Last October he had moved from Lumen, Kochi to…