IN LOVING MEMORY OF ....

Fr. JEAN DECOMPOIX

(1863 - 1894)

21-11-1894  at Nagpur,     Fr. Joseph DECOMPOIX, from Bons, Savoy. Came  to  India  1887. Teacher St.  Aloysius’Visakh, and  ministry  on  Sundays at Bimlipatam  1888-93. Teacher SFS Nagpur 1894, died  of  typhoid  whilst nursing sick boys during an epidemic. 30 years old

Fr. FRANCIS

(1828 - 1898)

18-12-1898  at Thana,  Bro. Francis, from  Secunderabad. Soldier in Madras Regiment serving in Burma, lost family ina shipwreck, retired as a sergeant with pension of Rs. 7 per East Africa Province at Angamaly, Kerala. Parish Priest at Chera Mission in Kenya 2012. A Zealous and hardworking Missionary.    57 Years old

Fr. BP.CHARLES PELAT

(1845 - 1900)


Fr. JEAN RAPHOZ

(1861 - 1900)

16-8-1900 at Amravati, Bro. Jean Marie RAPHOZ, from St. Laurent,  Savoy. Came to  Nagpur 1887. Built St.  Charles’ Seminary. 39 years old

Fr. ADOLF SOUHON

(1843 - 1901)


Fr. JOHN PANISSET

(1831 - 1901)

25-3-1901 at Nagpur Bro. John Mary PANISSET, from Naves, Savoy. Came to India in 1857. Teacher at Jalna, Visakh, Yanam, Jabalpur, Nagpur.  70 years old

Fr. CHARLES GAILLARD

(1824 - 1901)

26-6-1901 at Kamptee, Bro. Charles  GAILLARD, from Crempigny, Savoy.Builder and  Educationist,  built the  first Convent of St. Joseph in Yanam1850. Headmaster of the first School for boys in  Kamptee  in 1852. European  boyswere transferred to  Nagpur in 1870,  and  formed  SFS School.  In  Kamptee, St.  Joseph’s Boys’ School continued for Indian  boys and orphans. Teacher SFS Nagpur, Headmaster Kamptee School up to 1900.  77 years old

Fr. JOHN AROKIAM

(1852 - 1902)

8-10-1902  at Nagpur, Bro. John AROKIUM, from Madras, Trichinopoly. Entered MSFS Congregation in 1873, worked at SFS School Nagpur.  60 years old  

Fr. PATRIC WALL

(1839 - 1903)

8-2-1903 at Nagpur, Fr. Patrick WALL, born at Madras of Tamil  parents,  teacher  at Visakh  &  Nagpur. Parish  Priest, Nagpur where he was for 26 years in charge of the Indian Congregation. 64 years old

Fr. BP.JOHN CROCHET

(1844 - 1903)


Fr. JOSEPH D’SANTOS

(1852 - 1903)

24-12-1903 at Jabalpur, Bro. Joseph D’SANTOS, from Madras. Joined the MSFS in 1868, at the age of 16. Master Builder and Handyman, worked throughout the  Mission according to needs,building and repairing chapels and residences. 51 years old  

Fr. JEAN GIRARD

(1835 - 1904)

17-10-1904  at  Amravati, Fr. Jean Marie  GIRARD, from Viuz-en-Sallaz, Savoy. Arrived  in India 1868. Worked  in various stations: Cuttack 1870, Vizianagram  1871-75, Yanam  1876  and  1878-79. Teacher SFS Nagpur 1880- 1900, Professor F. A. 1900-03. Chaplain of Amravati 1903. 69 years old