Grandparents: Mr. Ratinasamy
Mrs. Maria Packiam
Enjoying vacation at Grandpa’s
The Little Leon at his Jungle Kingdom
At this age he used to run around the
trees with stick preaching them
The age and place were he 1st announced his
willingness of joining SDB to his Mom
Family Friend: Waghmode Uncle
His Happy moves
His 1st School Nirmala Convent
Little Leon is still a favorite memory to his
Catechism Teacher: Rev. Fr. Yesu
Little Leon an Altar Server
for daily mass. He never
Once by mistake the alarm
rang at 2.00 a.m instead
6.00 a.m. And he went to
church at 2.00 a.m and
returned home saying
that the church was
then did we all realize
Holy Sacrament Received from
Late Bishop Rev. Fr. Leon
Teaching Cousins Hindi was his favorite
pastimes… during his vacation visits at
By Late Bishop Rev. Fr.
Teenaged Leon broke
his hand just a few
days before Confirmation.
He stood strong & happy
during his confirmation.
The most Joyful and Painful day of our
Life He left to the SDB at the age of 20
A vaccum was created in all our life’s
Mom cried for days together
Not knowing what lies ahead
We just waited & trusted our Lord
A New Beginning….
His 1st day in Lonavala SDB
Did I make the right choice Lord?
Come to me my child, I Love you….
Important People who guided
him towards his priesthood
Rev Fr. Kenneth Pereira
Rev.Fr. Albano Fernandes
We would also like to share our
heartfelt thanks and gratitude to each
person who were and are part of Fr.
Dear brothers and Sisters… please
pray for our Fr. Leon Cruz Ratinam
that he may always do the Lord’s will
with the humbleness and zeal of St.
Dear people offer at least one child to
our Lord from your family to vocational
life…and pray for the call…
Let our hearts be like St. Ann and
Mama Mary when it is the choice of
offering our child to our Lord.
Thank you for your kind and patient