Using the Love in Your Heart

It took a trip to the other side of the world for me to realize that sometimes, solidarity just means being there. Our team spent a little more than a week in rural Tamil Nadu, in the southern part of India. Much of our time was spent at Loyola Higher Secondary School where we taught for one day, but much of our time on campus was spent with Dalit, or "untouchable," children.

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Mathew Mannapambil, S.J. | 1980 | India

Father Mathew Mannaparambil, who was born in 1938 and served first in Nepal as a scholastic and then as a parish priest in Patna/Bihar in India, was gunned down by Sasaram bandits on March 7, 1980. Sources:,d.dmg

Francis Martinseck, S.J. | 1979 | India

Father Francis Martinseck, who worked in Mokama parish some sixty kilometers east of Patna, was murdered in in Bihar, India in February, 1979. Source: