Saint Meinrad Seminary & School of Theology

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Alumni Obituaries

Charles Patrick "Prema" Jansen

Charles Patrick GÇ£PremaGÇ¥ Jansen died on December 1, 2012, in Australia. He was born on March 17, 1942, in Kokomo, Indiana, USA. He attended Saint Meinrad Seminary and was ordained in 1968. After serving five years in the Lafayette diocese, Pat attended the Jung Institute in Zurich, Switzerland, and became certified as a Jungian analyst in 1977. He devoted the rest of his life to private practice and as a workshop facilitator in Australia and Malaysia, assisting others in their spiritual quests to gain higher consciousness. Prema is survived by his wife Yu Xuan (Olivia), his siblings Virginia (Larry) Parsons, Joseph (Colleen) Jansen, Anthony Jansen, Tom Jansen, Mary (Tom) Theis, and Rita Feild, 24 nieces and nephews, and numerous great-nieces and great-nephews.