Online Installation of New President of JDV Fr. Francis Gonsalves, SJ
CONGRATULATIONS & WELCOME TO OUR NEW JDV PRESIDENT FR. FRANCIS GONSALVES, SJ
This is to let you know with immense joy that Fr. Arturo Sosa, SJ, the Superior General of the Society of Jesus and Chancellor of Jnana-Deepa Vidyapeeth (JDV) has appointed Fr. Francis Gonsalves, SJ as President of JDV for a period of three years after the confirmation through a letter dated 27 June 2020 from the Congregation for Catholic Education.
We wish Fr. Francis Gonsalves, SJ well in ushering a new era in the history of JDV!
Fr. Francis Gonsalves, SJ was born on July 23, 1960. He belongs to the Gujarat Province of the Society of Jesus. He obtained his Ph.D degree from the University of Madras in 2007 and published his thesis with the title “God of Our Soil: Towards Subaltern Trinitarian Theology.” He was appointed as a permanent member and Professor in the Faculty at JDV from 01 June 2015. He came to JDV with the rich experience of
teaching in Vidyajyoti, Delhi and serving as its Principal from July 2009 to June 2013. He has been serving as Dean of the Theology Faculty here from May 2018. He has published and edited numerous articles and books and lectured both in India and abroad.
I take this opportunity to thank each and every one of you for your generous co-operation and support for the past six years. We count on your support!
I will hand over the responsibility to Fr. Francis Gonsalves, SJ on July 31, 2020.
For the online thanksgiving and installation, please log in at 12.00 noon on July 31:
Selva Rathinam, SJ
President of JDV