Jerome D'Souza
Father Jerome D'Souza, SJ (6 August 1897, Mangalore, South Canara, British India – 12 August 1977, Madras, India) was an Indian Jesuit priest, educationist, writer and member of the Indian Constituent...
Linus Nirmal Gomes
Linus Nirmal Gomes (born September 7, 1921) is an Indian Jesuit priest, elected in 1977 bishop of the newly established diocese of Baruipur. He retired in 1995. Gomes was born in Boro Golla (India), ...
Henrique Henriques
Henrique Henriques (also known as Anrique Anriquez) (1520–1600), was a Portuguese Jesuit priest and missionary who spent most of his life in missionary activities in South India. After his initial yea...
George Soares-Prabhu
George Soares-Prabhu, born on November 17, 1929 at Igatpuri, Maharashtra (India) and dead in 1995, was an Indian Jesuit priest, Exegete and Biblical scholar of renown, particularly in the field of Ind...
Benedict John Osta
Benedict John Osta (15 August 1931 – 30 January 2014) was an Indian Roman Catholic archbishop.Ordained in 1963, Osta was ordained to the priesthood in 1963 for the Society of Jesus, In 1980 he w...
Moreno de Souza
Father Moreno de Souza (Konkani: Padre Moren) (3 November 1923 – 14 October 2007) was a Goan Jesuit priest. He was also a famous Konkani Marian poet, Konkani writer, translator and a h...
Lawrence Picachy
Lawrence Trevor Picachy, S.J. (7 August 1916, Darjeeling, British India – 30 November 1992, Calcutta, India), was an Indian Jesuit priest, spiritual guide of Mother Teresa, and later Archbishop of Cal...
Roberto de Nobili
Roberto de Nobili (1577 – 16 January 1656) was an Italian Jesuit missionary to Southern India. He used a novel method of adaptation (accommodatio) to preach Christianity, adopting many local customs o...
Sebastian Kappen
Sebastian Kappen (4 January 1924, Kodikulam, Kerala (India) - 30 November 1993, Bangalore, India), was an Indian Jesuit priest and theologian.
Born in a traditional family of the Syro-Malabar Cath...
John Vattanky
Rev. John Vattanky SJ (born July 3, 1931) is a Jesuit priest, belonging to Kerala province, in India. An Indian Philosopher, specializing in Gangesa's Navya-Nyāya, he resides at De Nobili College, Pun...
George Nedungatt
George Nedungatt (born on 21 December 1932 in Peringuzha near Muvattupuzha in Travancore, India), is an Indian Jesuit priest of Oriental rite, and expert in Oriental Canon Law.
Nedungatt is the mi...
Joseph Pallithanam
Joseph Mathen Pallithanam (1915–1984) was an Indian botanist. He was born to Mathachan (Vachaparampil) and Mariamma (Pallithanam) in Kainadyvillage of Kuttanadu. He belongs to a traditional agricultur...
Johann Ernst Hanxleden
Johann Ernst Hanxleden famously known as Arnos Paathiri was a German Jesuit priest, missionary in India and a Malayalam/Sanskrit poet, grammarian, lexicographer, and philologist.
Hanxleden was bor...
Étienne de la Croix
Étienne de la Croix (Diocese of Évreux, 1579–1643), was a French Jesuit, missionary to India and author of a life of St Peter in Marathi: Discurso sobre a vida do Apostolo Sam Pedro em que se refuta o...
Aloysius Paul D'Souza
Aloysius Paul D'Souza (Konkani: अलोय्सिउस पौल डी सोझा, ಆಲೋಯ್ಸಿಉಸ್ ಪುಲ್ ದ ಒಜ; born 21 June 1941) is the incumbent Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Mangalore. He was ordained to the post on 8...
Cedric Prakash
Fr. Cedric Prakash is a human rights activist and a Jesuit priest based in the city of Ahmedabad in western India. He is the director of Prashant, the Ahmedabad-based Jesuit Centre for Human Rights, ...
Jerome Xavier
Jerome Xavier, born Jerónimo de Ezpeleta y Goñi (1549 – June 27, 1617), was a Spanish Jesuit missionary into the Mughal court of Akbar (1542–1605), and his son Jahangir. Grand-nephew of Saint Francis ...
Francis Braganza
Francis Leo Braganza (January 29, 1922 – December 21, 2011) was an Indian Jesuit priest. He was the bishop of the diocese of Baroda, Gujarat, from 1987 to 1997. Francis Braganza was born in Mu...
Joseph Rodericks
Joseph Robert Rodericks (June 7, 1927 – July 14, 2010) was the Roman Catholic bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Jamshedpur, India.Ordained to the priesthood on March 24, 1958 for the Society of ...
Rodolfo Acquaviva
Rodolfo Acquaviva (*Atri, Abruzzi, October 2, 1550; †Cuncolim, Goa, July 25, 1583) Italian Jesuit missionary to India, at the court of Akbar the Great, 1580–1583; Martyred, 1583; Blessed, 1893.Son of ...
Anthony de Mello
Anthony "Tony" de Mello (4 September 1931 – 2 June 1987) was an Indian Jesuit priest and psychotherapist. A spiritual teacher, writer and public speaker, De Mello wrote several books on spirituality ...
Pratap Naik
Fr. Pratap Naik, S.J., is a Jesuit priest from Goa, India. He is the director of the Thomas Stephens Konkkni Kendr (TSKK), a research institute working on issues related to the Konkani language, lite...
Kurien Kunnumpuram
Rev. Kurien Kunnumpuram S.J. (born July 8, 1931) is a Roman Catholic, Indian Jesuit priest and well-known Christian theologian. Member of the academic staff of the Faculty of Theology at Jnana-Deepa ...
Augustus Muller
Augustus Müller, born the 13 March 1841 in Westphalia (Germany) and died on 1 November 1910 at Kankanady-Mangalore (India), was a German Jesuit priest, missionary in India. Giving himself to the care...
Ambrose D'Mello
Ambrose D'Mello (20 January 1922 – 18 April 2010) was an Indian Jesuit priest, who served as the first Jesuit Provincial of India.D'Mello was born in Puthur, Mangalore, British India in 1922. He enter...
Samuel Rayan
Samuel Rayan (born 23 July 1920) is an Indian Jesuit theologian. He was born on 23 July 1920 at Kumbalam in Kollam District, Kerala into a family of eight children (2 girls and 6 boys). In 1939 Rayan ...