Fr. S. Joseph Maliyakal, SJ (MDU) 1935-2019

Fr. S. Joseph Maliyakal (83/65) was the eldest son of Mrs. Sarah Sebastian and Prof. M.P. Sebastian (Dept. of Chemistry, Loyola College, Chennai).  S. Joseph and two of his companions at the Intermediate (Loyola College)…

Fr. P.T. Chelladurai, SJ (MDU) 1935-2019

Fr. P.T. Chelladurai, SJ, (83/65) who passed away on 22nd April, 2019 at Dindigul was a renowned musician in Tamil Nadu. Born and brought up in a devout Catholic family, he generously embraced the call…

Br. Maurice Lakra, SJ (DUM) 1949-2019

Br. Maurice Lakra was born at Chitlidakshinpara, Bangladesh. The family settled at Altapur, in North Dinajpur, West Bengal. He responded to the Lord’s call to become a coadjutor brother and joined the Society of Jesus…

Fr. Leopold Correa, SJ (MDU) 1931-2019

Fr. Leopold Correa, fondly called Fr. Leo, was born on 14th September 1931. He joined the Society of Jesus on 28th June 1954, was ordained on 25th March 1966 and took his Final Vows on…

Fr. Emidio Saliba SJ (DUM) 1942-2019

Fr. Emidio Saliba was born in 1942 at Hamrun, Malta. After his secondary education at St. Aloysius Jesuit College, he joined the Society of Jesus at Naxxar in October 1958. After his juniorate he volunteered…

Fr. Marcel Benedict, SJ (DAR) 1946-2019

Fr. Marcel Benedict was born on 4th February 1946. He joined the Society of Jesus on 15th August 1971 at Vinayalaya, Bombay. He was ordained a priest in 1981 in his home parish, Sacred Heart…

Fr. Domingo Larumbe, SJ (GUJ) 1933–2019

I was fortunate to know the family of Fr. Domingo Larumbe well. Two of his elder brothers died fighting the communist in the Spanish Civil War (1936-1939). No wonder Domingo Larumbe grew up as a…