Erich Brink, R.I.P.

Father Rudi Pint, Provincial Delegate of the sector of Germany,
informs you of the return to the Lord of Brother

Erich Brink

on Friday 12th April 2019 in Munich (Germany)
at the age of 78 years, of which 57 years of missionary life
in Ghana, Zambia, Nigeria, Italy and Germany.

Let us pray for him and for his loved ones.

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Milestones in Brother Erich Brink’s life

Erich was born on the 6th of November 1940 in Münster, in the diocese of Osnabrück, Germany. After having followed a professional formation as a carpenter, he entered the novitiate of the White Fathers (Missionaries of Africa) in Hörstel on 9th August 1959 as a brother candidate. As was the practice at the time, Brother Erich took his temporary missionary oath two years later, on 6th August 1961, then continued his formation at the Brothers’ scholasticate in Marienthal, Luxembourg, and left for Ghana where he took his perpetual missionary oath on 15th August 1968 in Tamale.

01/09/1961 Scolasticat Frères Marienthal Luxembourg
01/12/1964 Bawku,D.Navrongo Ghana
30/06/1966 Constructions Wiagha Ghana
23/01/1967 Bolgatanga Ghana
01/07/1969 Navrongo, Bishop’s House Ghana
01/07/1970 Bolgatanga Ghana
25/11/1972 Hörstel Deutschland
10/01/1974 Trier Deutschland
01/01/1976 Builder Daffiema,D.Wa Ghana
01/05/1977 Services Généraux Wa Ghana
15/10/1978 Daffiema Ghana
20/10/1979 Gd.Séminaire Tamale, Major Seminary Ghana
01/03/1981 Session-Retraite Jérusalem Israël / Palestine
16/04/1982 Köln Deutschland
01/01/1986 Peinture Roma,M.G. Italia
22/09/1986 Carpentry Shop Mbala,Headquarters Zambia
07/04/1993 Retour Province Deutschland
01/07/1993 Ass. Econome+Entretien Propriété Trier Deutschland
08/03/1994 Session-Retreat Jérusalem Israël / Palestine
01/12/1995 Entretien M.Provinc. Köln Deutschland
01/04/1998 3 mois travail Nigeria
01/07/1998 Nommé MG.R.(PE.98/6) Roma,M.G. Italia
05/06/2007 Nommé (PE 7/07) Köln Deutschland
10/09/2007 Services Gén. Köln Deutschland
01/09/2011 Residence Haigerloch Deutschland
01/09/2017 Residence München Deutschland
11/04/2019 Return to the Father München Deutschland

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