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…

Fr. Ambrose Pinto, SJ (KAR) | 1950-2018

I was told that a Jesuit has to be a soldier, saint, and gentleman. Ambrose was one such. He was a soldier. He fought for a cause/an idea/an ideal/an ideology, be it for the poor,…

Fr. Christian Mignon, SJ (CAL) | 1924 –…

Fifty years ago, Fr. Mignon was appointed Director of the nascent Bengali language school of the Province. In this capacity, he visited us during our Patna Novitiate to assess our knowledge of the language. The…

Fr. Cornelius Ekka, SJ (MAP) | 1969 –…

Fr. Cornelius Ekka is no more. His mischievous smile and hearty laughter will not be seen and heard any longer, and the Institute is without a Church historian and Ecclesiologist. But we bow to the…