Hans Zoller, R.I.P.

Father Gérard Chabanon, Provincial Superior of Europe,
informs you of the return to the Lord of Father

Hans Zoller

on Tuesday the 12th March 2019 at “Foyer St-Joseph” in Sierre (Switzerland)
at the age of 89 years, of which 61 years of missionary life
in D.R. Congo (Zaire) and in Switzerland.

Let us pray for him and for his loved ones.

Download here the announcement of Father Hans Zoller’s death

Milestones in the life of Father Hans Zoller

Hans was born on December 18, 1929 in Widnau, in the diocese of St. Gallen, in northern Switzerland. He was accepted into the novitiate of the White Fathers on September 7, 1953 in Varsenare, Belgium, where he will do all his formation. He studied theology at Heverlee where he took his missionary oath on July 6, 1957 and was ordained a priest on April 6, 1958.


18/09/1959 Petit Séminaire Mungombe,Kasongo Congo
13/09/1963 Widnau Suisse
01/03/1966 Lulingu,D.Kasongo Congo
01/01/1967 Vicaire Kampene Congo
20/09/1969 Grande Retraite Villa Cavalletti Italie
01/10/1976 Supérieur Lulingu Congo
01/01/1983 Supérieur Lucerne Suisse
13/06/1983 Session-Retraite Jérusalem Israël / Palestine
17/10/1988 Vicaire Kibangula,D.Kasongo Zaïre S.E.
10/10/1991 Etudes Pisai Roma,M.G. Italia
01/07/1992 Anim.vocat. Lucerne Suisse
15/07/1992 Elu Cons.Provincial Suisse
01/10/1994 Nommé Cons.Prov. Suisse
04/10/1996 Supérieur Veyras Suisse
24/05/1997 Elu Conseil.Prov. Suisse
03/05/2000 Session 60+ Monte Cucco Italie
30/05/2000 Elu Conseiller Prov. Suisse
03/07/2006 Elu Conseiller Suisse
01/08/2008 Ministère Veyras Suisse
01/11/2009 Supérieur,Ministère Lucerne Suisse
01/07/2010 Résidence Veyras Suisse
01/09/2017 Résidence H.C. Sierre Suisse
12/03/2019 Retour auprès du Père Foyer St-Pierre – Veyras Suisse

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