Fr. Sylvanus Kiro passed away on 17 Jan 2019.

Posted on: 17 Jan, 2019

Modified on: 17 Jan, 2019

By Fr Michael Kerketta

Ranchi, 17 January 2019
Fr. Raymond Kerketta, Socius, has sent this information:

" With deep sadness we have to inform you that our dear Father Sylvanus Kiro, SJ, expired at 8.25 am at Guru Nanak Hospital, Ranchi, on 17 January 2019.

His body will be kept at Manresa House, Ranchi at 11.00 am for his last respect. His funeral Holy Eucharist will be held at 10.00 am on 18 January 2019 at St. Mary’ Cathedral, Ranchi and will be buried thereafter at the Tamtam Kantatoli cemetery.

He was 81 years of age, 58 years a Jesuit, 47 years a priest and 41 years after the last vows."

May God grant Fr. Sylvanus Kiro eternal rest and solace to the bereaved family members.

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