August Van de Velde (Brother Staf), R.I.P.

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

August (Staf) Van de Velde

on Friday 5th October 2018 at Avondrust (Varsenare – Belgium)
at the 96 years, of which 75 years of missionary life
in Congo and in Belgium.

Let us pray for him and for his loved ones.

Download here the death announcement of Brother August Van de Velde

Milestones in Brother August Van de Velde’s life

August (Staf) was born on the 8th of May 1922 in Boechout, in the Diocese of Antwerpen (Belgium). He joined the Novitiate of the White Fathers (Missionaries of Africa) as a brother candidate on the 8th of September 1941 in Gits (Belgium) where he took his temporary Missionary Oath on the 8th of September 1942 and his final Oath on the 7th of September 1949.

10/09/1943 Service Gits Belgique
28/10/1949 Directeur de la Menuiserie Bunia,Lac Albert Congo
11/01/1952 Fondation Ecole du Bois Mudzi Maria Congo
27/05/1958 Grande Retraite Heverlee Belgique
30/07/1962 Déménagement Ecole->C.E.C Bunia Congo
08/12/1964 Evacuation vers la Belgique Belgique
01/07/1965 Ecole=I.Pro. Alfasiri Bunia,Nyakasanza Zaïre Ituri
01/01/1986 Bunia,Maison Rég. Zaïre Ituri
25/03/1987 Cons.Tech.Dir.Inst. Bunia,Procure Zaïre Ituri
25/09/1990 Session-Retraite Jérusalem/Rome Israël
28/10/1991 Troubles>19.02.92
01/12/1991 Stage Rebobineur moteur
25/11/1996 Evacué par Kampala-> Belgique
09/04/1997 Rencontre séniors Rome Italia
01/10/1998 Résidence Antwerpen,Keizerstr. Belgique
15/10/1998 Nommé Blg.(PE.98/10)
19/10/2016 Résidence Varsenare,Avondrust Belgique
05/10/2018 Retour auprès du Père Varsenare,Avondrust Belgique

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