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Sad Demise of Father Edward Xavier SDB
By Father Joseph Almeida, SDB
Mumbai, Feb. 14. We are saddened with the sudden demise of our beloved confrere Father Edward Xavier SDB who came as a Missionary with great zeal to work in Sri Lanka from the Province of Tiruchy, India.

We express our sentiments of grief to the Rector Major of the Society of St. Francis de Sales Father Angel Fernandez Artime SDB and the New Provincial of Tiruchy (INT) Province Fr. Antony Joseph SDB.

Father Edward Xavier SDB (68)
Confessor, DON BOSCO CHINTHANALOKA - Kotadeniyawa, Sri Lanka
Birth: 20 October 1949
Profession: 24 May 1975
Ordination: 18 December 1984
In Heaven: at 3.30am, 13 February 2017

The body of Father Edward will be kept for last respects in Don Bosco, Kotadeniyawa and taken to Don Bosco Provincial House, Dungalpitiya for the Requiem Holy Mass at 5.00pm on Tuesday, 14 February 2017.

Father Abraham Savarimuthu SDB will accompany body of Fr. Edward from Sri Lanka at 8.00am to be received at Tiruchy by Father Antony Joseph SDB, the New Provincial accompanied by the Vice Provincial of Tiruchy Province.

The Funeral will be at 3.00pm on Wednesday, 15 February 2017 at AMSAM, Tiruchy, India.

May the Blessed Virgin Mary and Don Bosco receive the Soul of Father Edward Xavier into our Salesian Garden in Heaven!


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