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Father Thomas Punchekunnel SDB, a courageous missionary passes away in Eastern Africa
By Father Sebastian Koladiyil SDB
Mumbai, Jan. 9. Father Thomas Punchekunnel SDB, a missionary in East Africa for 36 years, one of the pioneers who was part of the builders of Salesian East Africa went to his heavenly Father whom he served, on 4th January. The cause of his death was heart attack. Read full text

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Sebastian Chacko New Zealand Porirua
January 11, 2017

We were good friends from April 5, 1960 when we joined the Salesian Aspirantate in Bandel, West Bengal. For three years I also was a missionary in East Africa(upper Hill, Marsabit, and Dodoma) Puncha was very honest and he worked hard with zeal every task that was entrusted to him. The last we corresponded with each other was on his Birthday November 2. May he Rest in Peace Fr Sebastian Chacko. Wellington, New Zealand

ambrose Kenya Nairobi
January 10, 2017

May Almighty God rest his soul in eternal peace till we meet again in glory. Ambrose Wambua Makau.


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