Gabriel Chevalier, R.I.P.

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

Gabriel Chevalier

on Sunday the 4th November 2018 at Pau Billère (France)
at the age of 97 years, of which 70 years of missionary life
in Tanzania and in France.

Let us pray for him and for his loved ones.

Download here the announcement of Fr. Gabriel Chevalier’s death

Milestones in the life of Father Gabriel Chevalier

Gabriel was born on January 23, 1921 in St-Aubain-des-Ormeaux, in the diocese of Luçon, France. He entered the novitiate of the White Fathers on October 1, 1941 at Maison-Carrée, Algeria. He then continued his theological training in Thibar, Tunisia, where he took his missionary oath on June 29, 1948. He was ordained priest on June 11, 1949 in ‘s-Heerenberg, in the Netherlands.

20/10/1949 Antilly France
01/09/1950 Professeur d’anglais Kerlois France
25/02/1953 Arrive à Kakonko,D.Kigoma Tanzania
17/06/1954 Nyaronga Tanzania
27/12/1956 Kakonko Tanzania
20/12/1957 Mabamba Tanzania
26/11/1958 Nyaronga Tanzania
10/09/1959 Supérieur Ujiji Tanzania
22/09/1961 Grande Retraite Villa Cavalletti Italie
01/01/1962 Mabamba Tanzania
01/06/1962 Ecole des Catéchist. Mulera Tanzania
29/01/1964 Kabanga Tanzania
01/01/1966 Ecole des Catéchist. Mulera Tanzania
01/11/1968 Supérieur Kasumo Tanzania
01/10/1969 Supérieur Nyaronga Tanzania
01/04/1970 Vicaire Kabanga Tanzania
01/06/1975 Supérieur Kabanga Tanzania
01/10/1975 Vicaire Kasulu Tanzania
13/06/1982 Session-Retraite Jérusalem Israël / Palestine
01/07/1983 Vicaire Kakonko Tanzania
01/01/1984 Vicaire Nyaronga Tanzania
01/01/1985 Curate Kakonko,D.Kigoma Tanzania
25/10/1989 Curate Makere,D.Kigoma Tanzania
01/10/1993 Chaplain Sisters Kabanga,D.Kigoma Tanzania
01/05/1995 Curate Nyakato,D.Mwanza Tanzania
15/06/1995 Nommé en Fr.PE.95/7 France
16/08/1995 Résidence Mougins France
11/04/1996 Encounter Sen.Confr. Roma Italie
01/07/1996 Supérieur Mougins France
08/01/1998 Fin mandat supérieur France
15/09/2002 Résidence Billère France
04/11/2018 Retour auprès du Père Billère France

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