Memorial services for Fr Joseph Murray Abraham SJ were held in Calgary, Vancouver and Toronto in October and November 2012.
Fr Abe, as he was affectionately known, was a Canadian Jesuit missionary who died in India on 28 August, 2012, aged 87. Fr Abe dedicated his life to giving education and livelihood opportunities to the poorest people in Darjeeling and he had a loyal following of Canadian supporters.
A memorial was held in Calgary on 10 October, at St James Roman Catholic Church. For details please click on this link.
The memorial in Toronto was held on 27 November, at Our Lady of Lourdes Parish. Fr John Perry celebrated Mass and a reception and time of sharing were also enjoyed.
The memorial in Vancouver was held on 21 November at St Mark Parish Church. Fr Robert Allore celebrated Mass and a reception for friends and supporters followed.