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RV Mathias Memorial Service Chennai

posted Dec 28, 2011, 5:32 AM by Cardijn Media   [ updated Dec 28, 2011, 5:35 AM ]
100 people attended a memorial service for Fr RV Mathias in Chennai on 28 December 2011.

Glynis Joseph, MJ Ruben and X. Gnanaraj represented CCI at the event.

In a talk to the gathering, Ruben paid tribute to Fr Mathias highlighting three of his qualities  - 'firebrand spirituality', social concern and simplicity.

Mathias' family produced a 20 page memoir entitled "MATHIAS - The man for all seasons - The man for all reasons - Forever living in our hearts"..

The memoir included tributes from Brigitte Ferte, Ira Kerkhove, Paka Diaz Caracuel, Pierre Gillet, Emmanuelle Bouzigon, Razafimbelo Lily, Leen De Boeck, Boutros Labaki, John Boema, Sally Rousset, Isabelle Duquesne, Francois Bellec, Lawrencia Kwark, Francois Regis Hutin and George Holder are also in the memoir.

Fr RV Mathias Memorial Service, Chennai, 28 Dec 2011