Date of death: 1/9/2010

Saint Meinrad Class: O 1950

Fr. Albert Ajamie, 86, passed away in St. Augustine Home for the Aged. He was a priest of the Archdiocese of Indianapolis for almost 60 years, ordained on May 30, 1950. Fr. Ajamie was associate pastor at St. Andrew, St. Mary’s in North Vernon and Holy Trinity in Indianapolis. He served as pastor at Holy Angels, St. Rose of Lima, St. Monica, St. Mary’s in Lanesville and St. Thomas the Apostle in Fortville. He was an instructor at Marian College and active in Cursillo and Christ Renews His Parish. Fr. Ajamie served as a spiritual counselor at Fatima Retreat House. He was a priest in residence for the Little Sisters of the Poor at St. Augustine’s Home for the Aged where he resided in retirement the last several years. He graduated from Saint Meinrad Seminary and obtained a graduate degree from the Theological College of Catholic University. Fr. Ajamie is survived by his sister, Lorraine Ajamie; nieces, Mary Kay Daly, Terri Cordell and Jackie Treacy; cousins, Lucille Ajamie, Marie Ajamie and Sam Ajamie; numerous cousins and great nieces and nephews. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial contributions in Fr. Ajamie’s memory be made to the Little Sisters of the Poor at St. Augustine Home. Information obtained from the Indianapolis Star online,