In Memoriam
Requiscat In Pace: Thomas P. Higgins, S.J.

Father Thomas P. Higgins, S.J., died Saturday, June 9, 2007, at Regis Infirmary at Sacred Heart Jesuit Center in Los Gatos, California, of a brain seizure. He was 75 years old. Born in Santa Monica, California, on January 5, 1932, Tom entered the Society of Jesus at Sacred Heart Novitiate, Los Gatos, on August 14, 1952. He pronounced final vows on April 22, 1974, at Loyola Marymount 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. 2007 Catalogus USA, pg. 38) are to offer or celebrate one additional first intention Mass for the repose of Tom’s soul.

Vigil Service:

Thursday, June 14, 7:30 p.m.
Sacred Heart Jesuit Center Chapel
300 College Avenue
Los Gatos, CA 95030

Mass of Christian Burial:

Friday, June 15, 10 a.m.
Sacred Heart Chapel
Loyola Marymount University
One LMU Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90045

Committal:

Monday, June 18, 10 a.m.
Santa Clara Mission Cemetery
490 Lincoln Street
Santa Clara, CA 95050

Notes of condolence may be sent to:

Mrs. Sisanne McMonigle (sister)
Mrs. Ann Marie Alexander (niece)
6480 Randi Avenue
Woodland Hills, CA 91303

Mr. James “Bob” Higgins (brother)
2700 Pearl Street, Apt. 17
Santa Monica, CA 90405

Rev. James E. Flynn, S.J. (cousin)
Phoenix Jesuit Community
120 E. Mariposa St.
Phoenix, AZ 85012-1626

Rev. John L. Flynn, S.J. (cousin)
Bellarmine Jesuit Community
960 W Hedding Street
San Jose, CA 95126-1215


In Christ’s Peace,

John P. McGarry, S.J.
Provincial





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