IN LOVING MEMORY OF ....
Fr. SIXTUS FAGIANO
2-7-1970 at Poona, Fr. Sixte FAGIANO,
from Orbassano, near Turin, Italy. Studied
in Geneva and Immensee, Novitiate in U.K. Was
19 y. old when he
arrived in India 1909, studied St. Charles
Seminary. Priest 1914. Took charge of the Ghogargaon Mission in 1915, developed
the Logaon Mission, now idkingaon, where he bought a plot of land in 1927. Parish Priest Aurangabad 1923-28, Assistant Nagpur
1928. Parish Priest Nagpur 1933-45,
where he renewed the Cathedral and built the presbytery. Chaplain of the convents of Kamptee, Amravati, Pachmarhi, Parish Priest of Badnera.Reti...
Fr. HENRI ARNAUD
2-11-1970 at Nagpur,Fr. Henri
ARNAUD, from Aix-en-Provence, France.Novitiate in England, came to
India 1910. Studies in St.Charles Seminary, completed whilst teaching in
St. Aloysius.Priest 1923. Teacher & Prefect of Discipline & Games Master St. Aloysius’ School Jabalpur 1914-1931, then in SFS
School Nagpur and Kamptee School. From
1941, Chaplain of Amla, Parasia, Chhindwara 1960, Barkui 1965. Retired in
Kamptee 1966.79 years old
Fr. GABRIEL LOBO
13-6-1972 at Mapusa, Goa, Fr.
Anton Gabriel LOBO, from Aldona, Goa.Missionary at Thana, Nagpur, where
he built chapelsand grotto 1928-40. Founderof the house of Ucassaim, where he
built the school 1940-52. Built the first part of Fransalian Seminary Poona
1952-54, Nagpur 1954-61, Aldona 1961-72.Recruited Goan
candidates for the Juvenate.72
Fr. FELIX GONSALVES
29-9-1972 at Aurangabad, Fr. Felix GONSALVES, from Manickpur,
Bassein.Priest 1960.Teacher at Amravati. Parish Priest Akot 1961-66.Assistant at Nandakal, Bassein, as Vocation Promoter.Preacher of retreats. Parish Priest of Aurangabad 1970-72.43 years old
Fr. DAMIAN FERNANDES
24-10-1972 at Poona,Fr. Damian
FERNANDES, from Siolim, Goa. Teacher SFS Nagpur 1908-1935, Editor “The Salesian” 1909.Priest 1922. Founder with Fr. J. Gros of SFS Apostolic
School 1927 and Director till
1952, Rector St.Charles Seminary 1935-53, Superior St. John’s 1953-58,
Regional Superior 1948-57. Founder of the Fransalian Seminary Poona 1952.Worked
hard for the progress of the Province.Retired FransalianSeminary 1958. 87
Fr. GE0ORGE D’SOUZA
31-10-1972 at Amravati,Fr. George
D’SOUZA, from Mapusa, Goa.Ordained 1929. Teacher St. Aloysius’Jabalpur, St. John’s H.
School, Prefect SFS Apostolic School, Nagpur 1937-42, Parish Priest Amravati 1941, Parish Priest Nagpur
1947-52, Principal St. John’s High School 1952-53. Superior St. John’s
1953-56. Parish Priest Amravati 1956.Diocesan Bursar & Vicar General of
Amravati 1956-69.73 years old
Fr. EUGEN OPPOLD
8-2-1973 at Poona, Bro.
Eugene OPPOLD, from Lippach, Wurttemberg, worked in Thana, from
1935-50, worked in Chikalda
coffee plantation, then in Ucassaim & St. John’s Nagpur.66 years Old
Fr. ASSISSI VAZ
25-4-1973 at Ucassaim, Fr. Assisi
VAZ, from Verem, Goa.Science teacher at SFS Nagpur & John’s H.
School. Prefect of the Apostolic School 1927-37. Principal SFS,Ucassaim 1947-50. Principal St. Thomas’ H. School, Aldona 1955-58. Director Juvenate 1955-58. Teacherat St. John’s.
Retired in Nagpur, later in Ucassaim.80 years old
Fr. PETER PAUL FERNANDES
23-11-1973 at Poona, Bro.
Peter Paul FERNANDES, from Carona, Aldona,Goa.Carpentry master at the
Nagpur Technical School for most of his
life, in charge of the Sacristy of the
Cathedral. Retired at Fransalian Seminary,Poona, where he continued
working and helping almost to the end.85 years old
Fr. JOSEPH ITEN
19-4-1977 at Nagpur, Bro.
Joseph ITEN, from Obernegeri,Zug, Switzerland. Technician &
mechanic.Joined the MSFS in 1923, came to India in 1925. Teacher & Principal St. Joseph’s Technical School, Nagpur, where he worked
hard for years, giving the example
of a devoted religious life.86 years old
Fr. THEOTONIO MASCARENHAS
atAldona,Goa,Bro. Theotonio MASCARENHAS,
from Sangolda, Goa. Joined NagpurMission in 1921, worked in St. Joseph’s Technical School,Nagpur,
then minding boys in SFS School.Band master.From 1942, worked in Goa, minding boys
and looking after the house in SFS
School Ucassaim, till 1956, then
SFS Juvenate and St.
Thomas High School, Aldona.Was a devoted religious and
a good musician, composed songs and hymns, and the Offertory hymns of
the Konkani Mass “DOYAL BAPA”.83 years old
Fr. PHILIP AQUIAR
11-11-1977 at Bombay, Fr.
Philip AGUIAR, from Colvale, Goa. Teacher St. John’s School, Nagpur.Missionary at 152 Murtizapur 1961, Rasegaon 1963, Akot
1967. Jalna 1972, Murtizapur1973. After a serious illness, sent for rest to SFS
Institute Ucassaim, where he did some teaching & pastoral work. B. A. in Indian
music. Died after a long & painfulillness of kidney failure.47 years