Edward Schoofs, R.I.P.

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

Edward Schoofs

on Tuesday 12th December 2017 at Frailcare house IMMADI à Hasselt
at the age of 94 years, of which 70 years of missionary life
in Burundi and Belgium.

Let us pray for him and for his loved ones.


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Milestones of Father Edward Schoofs’ Life

Edward was born on the  22nd August 1923 at Kinrooi, in the Diocese of Hasselt in Belgium. He entered the Spiritual Year in the Missionaries of Africa on the 22nd September 1943 at Varsenare in Belgium. He continued his theological training at Heverlee where he took his Missionary Oath on the 6th April 1947 and was ordained to the priesthood on the 29th March 1948.

01/01/1949 Vicaire Mutumba,Kitega Burundi
18/01/1951 Vicaire Rumonge Burundi
01/07/1955 Ngagara Burundi
01/01/1959 Grande Retraite Mours France
01/07/1961 Supérieur Gihanga Burundi
01/08/1972 Conseiller Régional Burundi
01/06/1975 Conseiller Régional Burundi
01/08/1979 Sup.+Vic.Episcopal Gihanga Burundi
01/03/1980 Conseiller Régional Burundi
01/09/1981 Conseiller Régional Burundi
04/03/1985 Expulsé du Burundi Burundi
23/08/1985 Genk Belgique
01/01/1987 Supérieur Genk Belgique
02/12/1993 Coopté Conseil.Prov. Belgique
01/11/1999 Résidence Genk Belgique
01/11/2010 Résidence Munsterbilzen Belgique
12/12/2017 Retour au Père Hasselt Belgique

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