Fr Henry Saldanha: Final Vows

Another angle of Provincial receiving vows
Another angle of Provincial receiving vows

Fr Francis Serrao SJ, Provincial of karnataka Jesuits receiving the Vows of Fr Henry at Mount St Joseph
Fr Francis Serrao SJ, Provincial of karnataka Jesuits receiving the Vows of Fr Henry at Mount St Joseph

21 July.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The backdrop prepared by the aspiring Jesuits (Novices) at MSJ - a theme favourite to Fr Henry - famous prayer of St Ignatius of Loyola
The backdrop prepared by the aspiring Jesuits (Novices) at MSJ - a theme favourite to Fr Henry - famous prayer of St Ignatius of Loyola

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 The other day, Sunday, I was out of station – away in Bangalore. And could not update the blog. It was the Final Profession of Fr Henry Saldanha SJ, one of my senior Jesuit

The same event viewed from another perspective would look so different!
The same event viewed from another perspective would look so different!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

companions. Final Profession is a religious ceremony among Jesuits, a process of the Society of Jesus incorporating them totally. An important stage for a Jesuit.

That is Fr Francis Serrao holding the Communion as Fr Henry makes his profession
That is Fr Francis Serrao holding the Communion as Fr Henry makes his profession

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here are a few snaps of that spiritual – religious ceremony. I am sorry, I could not prov henry2

 

 

upload mine own on 14 June. I click others’ photos – not mine own! I wish I could reverse-click them! Jossy – new rector did not have to waste so much of energy!

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