IN LOVING MEMORY OF ....

Fr. MAURICE CHAMONISE

(1906 - 1954)

24-3-1954 at Gnanapuram, Fr. Maurice CHAMONIN, from Geneva.After a ministry of 16 years in England, came  to India in  1947. SFS Press, Nagpur 1947-49, Chaplain of Waltair Convent 1949-54.Died of diphtheria. 48 years old 24-03-2004 at Visakh  Fr. Mathew PAZHEDAM  Visakh Province from Palai, Kerala.Ordained 1943. Worked  in Telugu missions; Kakinada 1960, Bheemunipatnam 1970, Marklapur 1978,  Chaplain of Cloistered  Carmel, Kurnool 1984-86,  Anantapur 1987-90,  Rajam  1990-95, Philip Nagar, Parvatipuram  1996  where he  retired till the  end of his life.A cheerful and devoted missionary.89 years old  

Fr. BERNANRD CARRON

(1998 - 1954)

5-8-1954  at Lyon, France,Fr. Bernard CARRON, from Annecy.Came to Nagpur 1926. Teacher SFS Nagpur 1926-37.Chaplain of Kamptee  1937-44, Parish Priest Bilaspur 1944-50.Went back to Europe for health reasons in 1950, died of brain tumour.56 years old    

Fr. JOSEPH FERNENDES

(1980 - 1956)


Fr. JAMES STOTT

(1895 - 1959)

25-9-1969 at Nagpur Bro. James STOTT, from Ajmeer.Worked  at St. Aloysius’ School, Jabalpur,  SFS School Nagpur, Fransalian Seminary Poona.From 1955, worked in the Missions: Borsar 1955-57, Vaijapur 1957-61, Mansar 1962-68, where he ran a dispensary.Water diviner, Radiesthesist.74 years old  

Fr. HAROLD D’SILVA

(1882 - 1964)

24-11-1964 at Nagpur, Bro.Harold D’SILVA, from Igatpuri.Worked at St.Aloysius’ School Jabalpur, St. Joseph’s Technical School Nagpur & St.  John’s H. School.Expert builder,architect and Mechanic, built St. John’s School building among others.Manager of diocesan properties.82 years old  

Fr. GERSON ROWLAND

(1883 - 1966)

4-4-1966 at Nagpur,Fr. Gerson  ROWLAND, from Bombay.Teacher SFS Nagpur 1914-24, St.  Aloysius’Jabalpur 1924-30, Parish Priest Murtizapur where he started a good school 1930-34.Principal St. Joseph Boys School Kamptee 1934-37, Railway chaplain & First resident priest Ballarshah 1937-52, retired at St. John’s. 82 years old  

Fr. JAMES GEBERT

(1900 - 1966)

11-11-1966  at  Tubach,Switzerland,Fr. James GEBERT,from  Wildhaus, St.  Gall, Switzerland.Missionary Nagpur Mission 1932-65, Ghogargaon 1933, Amravati 1934-36, Borsar 1938-44, Chikalda, Gondia, Wardha, Akola.Went back to Europe 1965. Chaplain of Tubach Convent, Jan. 1966. 66 years old   

Fr. BERNAND VAZ

(1933 - 1967)

16-8-1967 at Poona, Bro. Bernard VAZ, from Nagpur, worked at the Fransalian Seminary.34 years old  

Fr. JEAN BERGE

(1882 - 1968)

1-1-1968 at Amravati, Fr. Jean Marie BERGER, from Viuz-Faverges, Savoy, missionary in Ghogargaon, Borsar. During the 1st World War, was sent to Poona diocese and worked for seven years at Kendal (Ahmednagar). P. Priestof Aurangabad 1928-50.Developed the Lohgaon  mission,Assistant at Badnera and Amravati. 86 years old

Fr. ALPHONSE LARRIVAG

(1878 - 1968)

16-1-1968 at Nagpur,Fr. Alphonse  LARRIVAZ, from Chatillon-sur-Cluses, Savoy.Chaplain of Amravati, teacher SFS Nagpur.Principal St.  Aloysius, Jabalpur 1915-20.Rector St. Charles Seminary 1912-14 Parish Priest Nagpur 1923-33, Convent chaplain Kamptee and Amravati.Regional Superior 1920-46, Vicar General. 90 years old  

Fr. FANCIS CONUS

(1917 - 1968)

20-1-1968 at Lyon, France,Fr. Francois  CONUS, fromRue, Fribourg. 16 years in India 1948-64.Missionary at Aurangabad 1948, Amravati 1949-55, where he opened a boarding and started the Kholapur Mission Center.Borsar1955-59. Parish Priest Amravati 1959-64. Due to illness, leprosy and cancer, had to return to Europe. 51 years old  

Fr. JOSEPH GROS

(1890 - 1968)

14-7-1968  at Bhopal,Fr. Joseph GROS, from  St.  Jorioz, Savoy. Came to India in 1910, aged 20, studied in St. Charles Seminary. Priest 1918.Teacher St. Aloysius, Jabalpur, Teacher and Prefect of discipline SFS School, Nagpur 1920-27, Principal SFS 1927-37. Parish Priest Bilaspur 1940-44, Nagpur 1944-47.  Manager St.  Joseph Technical 1933-40 and 1944-51.Regional Superior 1946-49, Vicar General 1946-50. Professor St.  Charles’ Seminary, Chaplain Kamptee 1959-64.Chaplain  of Pachmarhi 1964-68. Did a great work for the history of the Nagpur Mission, wrote many notes and monographs.78 years old