Fernand Gruber, R.I.P.

Father Patrick Bataille, Provincial Delegate of the sector of France,
informs you of the return to the Lord of Father

Fernand Gruber

on Monday 16th July 2018 at Sélestat (near Strasbourg – France)
at the age of 84 years, of which 56 years of missionary life
in Switzerland, Zambia, Jerusalem, Germany and France.

Let us pray for him and for his loved ones.


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Milestones in Father Fernand Gruber’s life

Fernand was born on 10 June 1934 in Ingwiller, in the diocese of Strasbourg (France). He entered the novitiate of the Missionaries of Africa on September 27, 1956 at Maison Carrée in Algeria. He continued his theological training at Totteridge (London – Great Britain) where he took his missionary oath on 27 June 1962. He was ordained on 29 June of the following year in Strasbourg.

09/09/1963 Etudes Paris,Friant France
24/09/1966 Institut Oecuménique Celigny Suisse
01/01/1969 Etudes Paris France
01/09/1969 Apprend la Langue Ilondola Zambia
04/03/1970 Vicaire Chibote,D.Mansa Zambia
05/01/1971 Lecturer Seminary Bahati Zambia
01/01/1973 Vicaire + Chapl. Sec.Sch. Nsakaluba Zambia
01/01/1976 Dean of Studies + Lecturer Mpima Sem., D.Lusaka Zambia
01/01/1978 Lecturer Dogma Mpima Seminary Zambia
01/09/1980 Etudes Roma,M.G. Italia
30/06/1981 “P.-O.Chrétien” Jérusalem,Ste Anne Israël
01/07/1998 Nommé France (P.E.98/6)
03/07/1998 Secrétaire Provincial Paris,Verlomme France
01/11/2002 Supérieur Paris,Verlomme France
05/11/2003 Nommé (PE 10/03) Deutschland
01/12/2003 Ministère Frankfurt Deutschland
30/03/2007 Nommé Accueil Mours France
05/06/2007 Nommé (PE 7/07) France
01/02/2008 Supérieur adjoint Mours France
01/02/2012 Résidence Bry-sur Marne France
16/07/2018 Retour auprès du Père Sélestat France

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