Father Gerald J. Phelan, S.J., died peacefully Saturday, June 14, at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center, Los Gatos, California. He was 82 years old. Born in Puerto Cabello, Venezuela, on January 30, 1926, Gerry entered the Society of Jesus at Sacred Heart Novitiate in Los Gatos on August 14, 1950. He pronounced final vows on August 15, 1968, at the University of San Francisco in San Francisco, California. May he rest in peace.
All members of the California Province and those applied to it are to offer or celebrate one first intention Mass and members of the Jesuit Community at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center and those attached to it but living elsewhere (cf. 2008 Catalogus USA, pgs. 37-38) are to offer or celebrate one additional first intention Mass for the repose of Gerry’s soul.
Mass of Christian Burial:
Friday, June 20, 10:30 a.m.
Sacred Heart Jesuit Center Chapel
300 College Avenue
Los Gatos, CA 95030
immediately following Mass of Christian Burial
Santa Clara Mission Cemetery
490 Lincoln Street
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Notes of condolence may be sent to:
Mr. Fletcher Phelan (brother)
638 Belvedere Dr.
Benicia, CA 94510
October 9, 2019 — Father Stephen F. Pisano, SJ, Emeritus Professor of Old Testament exegesis and textual criticism at the Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome, died in the Jesuit infirmary in Rome October 7, 2019 after a brief illness.