The Living

Witness

The Living

Fr. Aruldass OFM. Cap.,

Amalashram, Srirangam, Trichy - 620 006.

He was his superior at Amalashram in different periods (1970-72, 73-74 & 77-78). He stands as a testimony to his obedience, true religious life, humility, charity and sense of wonder.

Fr. Joseph Antony OFM. Cap.,

Sangamam, Perugamani Po, Thiruparaithurai Via, Trichy Dt. 639 175.

Fr. Joseph Antony was his senior companion in the formation and he stands as a testimony for his prayer life and genuineness at his Franciscan Capuchin Vocation.

Fr. Stephen Jeyaraj, OFM. Cap.,

Pavanatma Provincialate, Melechovva, P.O. Kannur, Kerala - 670 006.

He was his companion from Philosophy to Pastoral course. Almost 7 years he had lived with Fr. John Peter SAVARINAYAGAM,OFM.Cap. He stands as a witness to his sincerity, genuineness, prayer life, contemplation, obedience and austerity.

Sr. Roseline, SCC

Ashirvath Holy Cross Convent, Puthur, Trichy - 17.

When she was Superior at Holy Cross convent at Vadugarpet, Fr. John Peter was their spiritual father. She stands as a testimony for his holy and spirit filled life, as a mystic focussed his interest in the spirituality of St. Theresa of Avila.

Sr. Pushpan Irudayam, SCC

Holy Cross Convent, Rita Puram, Nagercoil, K. K. Dt.

She had several conversation with Fr. John Peter at Mambazhasalai and Vadugarpet. She stands as a testimony for his deep spiritual discourses and a thirst for a true contemplative life.

Sr. Edwige SAT

Institute Mater Dee Santa Monica, Old Goa 403 402.

She is a religious of St. Annes of Tiruchirappalli. When she was a novice during 1977-78 Fr. John Peter was their spiritual father. She stands as a witness to his life of poverty, simplicity, serenity and soft - spokenness.

Sr. Susai Marian Susila Mary, FSAG

Shanthi Home, St. Ange Street, Puducherry - 605 001

She is a religious of franciscan sisters of St. Aloysius Gonzaga. She hails from Michaelpatti, the home town of Fr. John Peter SAVARINAYAGAM . She witnessed his rigorous austere life particularly when he was in Rome.

Sr. Carmine Mathias FMM

Child Jesus Convent, Post Box No. 17, Cantonment, Tiruchirapalli - 620 001.

She is a religious of Franciscan Missionaries of Mary. She is a nurse at Child Jesus Hospital, Trichy. Forty years ago, when Fr. John Peter SAVARINAYAGAM was admitted at this hospital, she was given charge to treat him medically. She witnessed his humility and patient endurance.

Kanmani

David Cottage, No.174, First Street, Gandhipuram, Coimbatore - 12.

She is a parishioner of Fathima Church , Gandhipuram , Coimbatore - 12. She stands as a witness to his pastoral zeal, to teach catechism to the children and to make regular family visits to strengthen the faith of the people. She also witnesses his simplicity, purity and love for the poor.

Rani

David Cottage, No.174, First Street, Gandhipuram, Coimbatore - 12.

She is a parishioner of Fathima Church , Gandhipuram , Coimbatore - 12. She stands as a witness to his pastoral zeal, to teach catechism to the children and to make regular family visits to strengthen the faith of the people.

Dr. Jeyabal

GVN Hospital, Singarathopu, Trichy.

He was the doctor who treated Fr. John Peter for about six months at Mambazhasalai Convent and G.V.N. Hospital, Trichy. Even today he wonders at Fr. John Peter for his patient endurance at the time of severe Cancer.

Mr. James

Aishwarya Homes, No.14, Second Floor, Madurai Road, Edamalaipattipudur, Trichy - 620 012.

He is an ex-Capuchin, he looked after Fr. John Peter when he was hospitalized at G.V.N , Singarathoppu, Trichy. He looks at him as true disciple of the Crucified Lord.

Mr. Xavier Nicolas Prabhu

Room No 10, First Floor, TNSCB Office Complex No 33 Venkat Narayana Road Nandanam Chennai - 600 035.

He is a nephew of Fr. John Peter and served him for about two months at his death bed at Madras General Hospital, Chennai. He stands as a testimony to his patient and silent suffering.