In Memoriam: Fr. Ovey N. Mohammed, SJ

The Toronto School of Theology was saddened to hear of the passing of Fr. Ovey N. Mohammed, SJ in the early morning of November 28, 2020, at the Rene Goupil House in Pickering. He was 87 years old, and in his 51st year in the Society of Jesus.

Fr. Ovey spent most of his life at TST's member college, Regis College, where he is remembered for his invaluable service and personal commitment to the College. In addition to teaching systematic theology, Fr. Ovey was the Director of the Extension Division early on, and, later, Acting Director of Basic Degree Programs. In Fall 1989, he was the Nash Lecturer at Campion College, Regina. Fr. Ovey became a professor emeritus officially in 1998, but for the next two decades he continued to be actively involved at Regis College, teaching, tutoring, supporting student theses, and even stepping in as Acting Dean in 2001.

A funeral Mass for Fr. Ovey will be celebrated on Friday, December 4, 2020. A memorial Mass for him will also be celebrated at Regis College on Wednesday, December 9, 2020; to view a live stream of this Mass, please email regis.studentservices@utoronto.ca, or call 416-922-5474.

Read the complete tribute to Fr. Ovey on the Regis College website, here.