18 October, 2017

RIP Fr Lawrence Lobo sj



We are sad to inform you that Fr. Lawrence  Lobo SJ (GUJ ) 79 years old /  56 years in the Society of Jesus, passed away on 18 October, 2017 around 06.30 AM in Lady Pillar Hospital, Vadodara, Gujarat.

Funeral will be held on Friday, 20 October, at 11.00 AM in Rosary Cathedral, Vadodara.

All the members of the Province are to offer One Mass and members of the community are to offer two masses for the repose of Fr Lawrence  Lobo SJ.

May the good Lord grant Fr. Lawrence Lobo eternal rest and may his soul rest in peace.

Peace,Shekhar Manickam sj

23 January, 2017

Archbishop Giambattista Diquattro
India:  Pope Francis on Jan 21has appointed a new Apostolic Nuncio to India and Nepal. Italian Archbishop ‎Giambattista Diquattro, the Apostolic Nuncio to Bolivia, will now be the Holy See’s ambassador to ‎India and Nepal.

The 62-year-old prelate takes over from Archbishop Salvatore Pennacchio, whom ‎Pope Francis transferred to Poland as Apostolic Nuncio in August last year. The Apostolic Nunciature‎to India and Nepal is based in the Indian capital New Delhi.

Born in Bologna 1954, Archbishop Diquattro was ordained a priest for Ragusa Diocese in 1981. He was ‎appointed Apostolic Nuncio to Panama in April, 2005 and was ordained a bishop two months later. He ‎was transferred to Bolivia as Apostolic Nuncio in November, 2008, where he has served until now.‎