Sunday, July 17, 2011

India: Mother of 6 priests, 4 nuns passes away at 94



H/T to New Advent and to Padre Steve

From DonBoscoIndia.com
Special Correspondent, Jul. 15. KOLKATA, (C.M.Paul) - Mother of 15 children died at the age of 94 on 14 July in her home in Kerala after an illness due to old age complications which lasted two years.

The deceased, Mrs. Elizabeth Anikuzhikattil, affectionately called Aleykutty, a devout Syro-Malabar catholic woman, gifted ten of her children to the Church. Of her eight boys, five are priests and one a bishop. Among her seven girls, four are religious, two Sacred Heart Sisters (Kerala) and one each Salesian Sister and Franciscan Missionary of Mary.

Mrs Elizabeth`s eldest child Annie is a Daughter of Mary Help of Christians serving in Mysore while her eldest boy Mathew is bishop of Idukki.

Read the full story here: http://www.donboscoindia.com/english/bis/default_ms.php?newsid=5199

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1 comment:

JI said...

That's what I call passing on your Faith successfully to your children! May she rest in peace.