Mangaluru: Fr Vijay Kumar Prabhu passes away at 80


Daijiworld Media Network - Mangaluru

Mangaluru, Sep 15: Fr Vijay Kumar Prabhu passed away early morning on Tuesday September 15. He was 80.

Fr Vijay K Prabhu, who was staying at Fatima Retreat House, breathed his last at Father Muller Hospital in the city.

Born in 1940, Fr Prabhu had served as provincial of Karnataka province between 2004 and 2009.

He had taught at the city's St Joseph's Seminary, Sacred Heart College, Shembaganur and Satya Nilayam in Chennai.

While in Satya Nilayam, he had served as dean of philosophy from 1992 to 1996.

He had also served as librarian of ISI, Bengaluru in 2009-2010.

The burial service will be held at Jeppu cemetery on September 15 at 3.30 pm. Due to coronavirus restrictions, only a limited number of people will be attending the service.

  

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  • Nelson Sequeira, Valencia Mangalore

    Tue, Sep 15 2020

    Had the privilege of attending many a mass celebration of Fr. Prabhu at FRH. A very soft spoken and religious priest that he was May his soul rest in peace of the Lord. Amen

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  • Dora Alphonso, Mulki/Chembur-Mumbai

    Tue, Sep 15 2020

    May his soul Rest in peace.

    Dora Alphonso & family.

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  • Santosh Bennet VAS, Bangalore / MANGALORE

    Tue, Sep 15 2020

    Our heartfelt sympathies to the Jesuit community on the demise of Fr. VK Prabhu. In a span of three weeks they have lost 3 Jesuit stalwarts who were model priests. May the almighty give strength to bear this great all all the community specially at FRH. May the soul of the departed Rest in Peace.

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  • Evelyn Fernandes, Valencia, Mangalore

    Tue, Sep 15 2020

    Eternal rest, grant unto him O Lord and let perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace. Amen.
    Our heartfelt condolences to the Gonsalves family.

    Cecelia Dsouza, Evelyn Fernandes & Family.

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  • D M Prabhu, Mangalore

    Tue, Sep 15 2020

    Fr. Vijay Prabhu has found eternal rest. Jesuits, family members , and loved ones of Fr. Prabhu please accept my deepest condolences for your family's loss. Sharing in your sorrow. ...

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  • John B. Monteiro, Bondel Mangalore

    Tue, Sep 15 2020

    As an Aloysian I have great affinity and respect for the Jesuit Fathers, whether personally known or not. May his soul may rest in peace and may his family and the Jesuit community be consoled.

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  • Lancy Meena DSilva, Mangalore/Abu Dhabi

    Tue, Sep 15 2020

    Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord. May Fr. Vijay's soul rest in peace. Heartfelt condolences to all Gonsalves family members.

    Lancy, Meena, Larissa/Joel, Lenver

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  • Ronald Mathias, Mangalore - Bahrain

    Tue, Sep 15 2020

    May His Soul Rest In Peace. AMEN

    Ronald Mathias & Family.

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  • Fredrick Sequeira, Kallianpur.

    Tue, Sep 15 2020

    May his soul rest in peace.

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  • Vincent, Surathkal/Dubai

    Tue, Sep 15 2020

    May his Soul Rest in peace.

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  • Cecilia D'Silva, Paldane

    Tue, Sep 15 2020

    May his soul RIP..

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  • Shanthi & Fly, Manipal

    Tue, Sep 15 2020

    Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, May his soul rest in peace.
    Heartfelt condolences to all dear and near ones.

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  • Richard Rodrigues, Niddodi

    Tue, Sep 15 2020

    Adevs Fr Vijay
    May his soul rest in peace

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  • Sisters of Olavina Halli, Olavina Halli

    Tue, Sep 15 2020

    Dear Fr. Maxim and the Jesuits at Fatima Retreat House,
    Heartfelt condolences at the sad demise of Fr. Vijay Kumar. May God reward him for the services he has rendered for the community. May his soul rest in peace.

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  • Preethi, Mangalore

    Tue, Sep 15 2020

    Rest in peace, dear uncle. Thank you for always being kind, loving and empathetic. Love you and miss you already. Au revoir till we meet again.

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  • FR FELIX MONTEIRO, Mangalore

    Tue, Sep 15 2020

    MAY THE SOUL OF FR VIJAY KUMAR PRABHU REST IN PEACE..CONDOLENCES TO THE FAMILY MEMBERS AND SJ COMMUNITY.

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  • Francis Lewis, Sastan

    Tue, Sep 15 2020

    May his Soul Rest in peace

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  • christine sequeira, ma galore

    Tue, Sep 15 2020

    may his soul rest in peace,

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