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Funeral service for père Walter van As

On October 11, the community gathered with a large number of former parishioners and friends to say adieu to père Walter van As. It was a worthy farewell, presided over by Fr. John van den Hengel. The homilist was Fr. … Continue reading

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Père Walter Van As dies

On Saturday morning, October 6, père Walter, the oldest scj member in Canada died in Fleury hospital in Montréal. Walter reached the age of 95 after 76 years of religious life. Walter spent the last years of his life in … Continue reading

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The Kingston Assembly: October 1 – 3

Although already a Regional Chapter was celebrated on June 6, the Region felt it was appropriate to meet once again from October 1 – 3 in assembly in Kingston at the Providence Spirituality Centre. There was no topic that made … Continue reading

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Le père Richard reçoit uneMédaille

Grenville-sur-la-Rouge, 24 septembre 2018 – Le député sortant d’Argenteuil, M. Yves St-Denis, a remis au père Richard Woodbury une Médaille de l’Assemblée nationale. En effet, les députés ont le privilège de pouvoir remettre cette distinction à des gens de leur … Continue reading

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New arrivals in the Region

  On August 7 Fr. Gustave Lulendo, returning to Canada from the Congo, was accompanied by Fr. Paulin Makiala who will be studying Conflict Studies at Saint Paul University in Ottawa. His coming had been prepared for more than two … Continue reading

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Rein van Leeuwen 1929 – 2018

Fr. Rein van Leeuwen, who in retirement joined the Canadian Region in 2002, died at Carrefour Providence in Montréal on July 25. In his retirement he helped to set up the community of Indonesian Catholics who met regularly at our … Continue reading

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Chapitre Général – General Chapter: July 14- 27, 2018

From July 14 to 27 the 24th General Chapter was held in Rome at the Villa Aurelia Conference Center. At the Chapter the delegates, among whom Gustave Lulendo and John van den Hengel, elected a new General Administration. In only … Continue reading

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