If he were to see us cry, he too would cry; whereas he will be happy if we were to dry our tears of sadness and help one another. (Claudia Baccanello)
Fr. Andrew Zerafa was born on January 14, 1925 in Cairo, Egypt, the son of Raphael and Carmela. Andy entered the Society of Jesus in Melbourne on February 1, 1950. He was ordained a priest on January 6, 1960, and admitted to final vows in the Society of Jesus on August 15, 1981. Over a span of 32 years, he became a much-loved priest and friend to the Norwood Parish community. He entered eternal life at Adelaide, September 12, 2003 and was buried at West Terrace on September 18, 2003.
Fr. Andy was a prolific story writer and 134 of his stories, published over the past 30 years or so, are presented on this page. This page is a subsidiary of the main St Ignatius Parish, Norwood, South Australia website that may be accessed via the 'Home' button above.
The eulogies and homilies delivered at Fr. Andy's Vigil and Funeral Masses in September 2003 can be accessed from the menu below under 'Eulogies', as may a small collection of photos of Fr Andy in 'Photo Album'.