Antoon Vanden Avenne, R.I.P.

Father Luc Putzeys, Provincial Delegate of the sector of Belgium,
informs you of the return to the Lord of Father

Antoon (Toon) Vanden Avenne

on Tuesday January 15th, 2019, at Bruges (Belgium)
at the age of 92 years, of which 67 years of missionary life
in Rwanda, DR Congo and in Belgium.

Let us pray for him and for his loved ones.

Download here the announcement of Father Toon Vanden Avenne’s death.

The main stages of Father Antoon Vanden Avenne’s life

Antoon was born on May 12, 1926 in Iseghem, in the diocese of Bruges, Belgium. He entered the novitiate of the White Fathers in Varsenare on September 22, 1947, after which he continued his theological training in Heverlee, Belgium, where he took his missionary oath on July 21, 1951 and was ordained a priest on April 12, 1952.

01/09/1952 Heverlee Belgique
01/03/1953 Boechout Belgique
01/05/1955 Nyange,Nyundo Rwanda
15/08/1959 Birambo Rwanda
15/02/1961 Kigali Rwanda
05/10/1961 Kabgayi Rwanda
21/09/1963 Grande Retraite Villa Cavalletti
25/11/1963 Rwankuba,D.Kabgayi Rwanda
08/08/1964 Supérieur Rulindo Rwanda
16/01/1967 Expulsé du Rwanda Belgique
20/02/1967 Econome Boechout Belgique
30/08/1971 Vicaire Mweso,D.Goma DR Congo S.E.
01/01/1974 Dir.Ec.Agr. Mweso DR Congo
15/07/1975 Berchem Belgique
03/06/1981 Session-Retraite Jérusalem Israël / Palestine
01/01/1982 Supérieur+Econ. Berchem Belgique
01/03/1990 Procureur Antwerpen,Keizer Belgique
01/01/2004 Procureur et Econome Antwerpen,Keizer Belgique
01/07/2017 Résidence Antwerpen,Keizer Belgique
20/12/2017 Résidence Avondrust, Varsenare Belgique
15/01/2019 Retour auprès du Père Brugge Belgique

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