Birth Date : 27 November 1957
Ordained Priest : 17 December 1983
Joined the Vicariate : 17 May 2011
The beloved Priest , Father Francis Sebastian Kharjia passed away on June 17, 2015. May God grant his soul eternal rest. Fr. Francis served as Director at IEAS (Don Bosco's School, Salmiya, Kuwait) and was attached to the parish church of St. Thérèse, Salmiya. The church conveys their heartfelt condolences to his family, the Salesian Fathers and the entire school and parish communities.
The Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of Fr. Francis will be celebrated by the Apostolic Nuncio at 4.30 pm on June 18 at the Holy Family Cathedral. The mortal remains will be taken to India tonight by Kuwait Airways flight accompanied by Fr.Blany and Fr.Lionel. The body will be placed at Cooper hospital for identification. The mortal remains will then be taken to the provincial house in Matunga from where he will be taken to Uttan, where his family of 10 siblings await him.
Once again he will be brought to Provincial house where a mass will be held and then he will rest in Don Bosco's Garden at Sewri.