Ranchi Jesuits

A Province of Society of Jesus in South Asia Assistancy

Demise of Br Stephen Kerketta, SJ

Posted on: 30 Jan, 2021 Modified on: 30 Jan, 2021

By Francis David Kullu

Ranchi:This is to announce with sadness the news that Br Stephen Kerketta , SJ breathed his last this morning at 6.45 am. He was Covid-19 tested positive and was admitted in Samford Hospital, Ranchi.

According to the news reported, his requiem mass and burial will take place in ATC, Namkum at 2.30 pm.

Br Stephen was currently a community member in St. Xavier's College, Ranchi. Earlier on, he had given his valuable service to SXC, Ranchi for most of his life. He was 75 year old and rendered his service as Religious Brother nearly 57 years. He took his final profession on February 2, 1980.

Kindly pray for the repose of his soul and the family members, near and dear ones.

May God grant him eternal rest in his abode.


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