Father Gregory D. Aherne, S.J., died unexpectedly Monday, March 2, at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, California. He was 82 years old. Born in San Francisco California, on April 5, 1926, Greg entered the Society of Jesus at Sacred Heart Novitiate in Los Gatos, California, on August 14, 1946. He pronounced final vows on February 2, 1963, in Cebu City in the Philippines. 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. 2009 Catalogus USA, pgs. 37-40) are to offer or celebrate one additional first intention Mass for the repose of Greg’s soul.
Mass of Christian Burial:
Monday, March 9, 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
A Memorial Mass for Fr. Aherne will be celebrated
Saturday, March 14, at 11:00 a.m.
Star of the Sea Church
4420 Geary St., San Francisco.
Notes of condolence may be sent to:
Mrs. Terry Jackson (niece)
1085 Millbrae Ave.
Millbrae, CA 94030
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