Father Gilles Barrette, Provincial of the Americas,
informs you of the return to the Lord of Father
on Wednesday 27th June, 2018 at Tignish (Canada)
at the age of 79 years, of which 51 years of missionary life
in Zambia and in Canada.
Let us pray for him and for his loved ones.
Milestones of Father Melvin Doucette’s life
Melvin was born on March 2, 1939 in Tignish, a small fishing village on the northern tip of Prince Edward Island, Canada. He entered the Novitiate (Spiritual Year) of the Missionaries of Africa on August 31, 1963 in Franklin, USA. He then continued his theological studies at Totteridge (London, UK) where he took his missionary oath on 25 June 1967. He returned to his native village to receive priestly ordination on June 22, 1968.
|01/09/1978||Congé d’Etudes||St Louis University||U.S.A.|
|01/04/1987||Parish Priest & Superior||Chilubula,D.Kasama||Zambia|
|19/04/1999||Nommé ANA (PE.99/6)|
|01/10/2002||Ministry H.C.||Tignish PE||Canada|
|27/06/2018||Returns to the Father||Tignish||Canada|