Saul Abril, Master Printer

A Personal Memory [auth] I first met Bro. Saul Abril when I was a scholastic in DeNobili, where he spent two brief years, 1964-66. But our acquaintance  matured into friendship much later, during the 1990s…

Gaston Roberge: an appreciation

Fr Gaston Roberge SJ, founder of Chitrabani Institute, Kolkata, and film and media scholar par excellence, passed away at St Xavier’s College, Kolkata, on August 27, 2020. He was 85.  [auth] Both Chitrabani, started by…

Adieu Adolfo

In the days since Father Nicolás’s death, I have thought often about him. Even though I said goodbye to him when he left the Curia after GC 36 and said further goodbye in letters and…

A Kaleidoscopic Personality

Fr. Samuel Rayan, SJ (KER) 1920-2019 1920-2019 How do you summarize a life that filled the hearts of thousands, a mind that stimulated lakhs of people, formed a whole set of leaders of India, including…

Eminent Theologian in Ecclesiology and Missiology

Fr. Kurien Kunnumpuram is not physically present with us anymore. What a loss to the Jesuit family and to the Church in India! Kurien was very active till recently continuing his theological writings while staying…