Father Joseph Ripley Caldwell, S.J., died Thursday, May 27, in Regis Infirmary at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, California, after a long illness. He was 88 years old. Born in San Antonio, Texas, on November 28, 1921, Ripley entered the Society of Jesus at Sacred Heart Novitiate in Los Gatos on June 28, 1941. He pronounced final vows on August 15, 1959, at Loyola University in Los Angeles, 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. 2010 Catalogus USA, pgs. 36-39) are to offer or celebrate one additional first intention Mass for the repose of Ripley's soul.
Mass of Christian Burial: Thursday, June 3, 10:00 a.m.
Sacred Heart Jesuit Center Chapel
300 College Ave.
Los Gatos, CA 95030
following Mass of Christian Burial
Santa Clara Mission Cemetery
490 Lincoln Street
Santa Clara, CA 95050
Notes of condolence may be sent to:
Mary Catherine Fillingim (sister)
San Antonio, Texas 78216
In Christ's Peace,
Alfred Naucke, S.J.