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Fr. SIXTUS FAGIANO

(1888 - 1970)

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

(1891 - 1970)

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

(1900 - 1972)

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 years old  

Fr. FELIX GONSALVES

(1929 - 1972)

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

(1885 - 1972)

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 years old  

Fr. GE0ORGE D’SOUZA

(1899 - 1972)

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

(1907 - 1973)

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

(1893 - 1973)

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

(1888 - 1973)

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

(1891 - 1977)

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

(1894 - 1977)

27-10-1977 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

(1931 - 1977)

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 old