Henk van Kessel, R.I.P.

Society of the Missionaries of Africa

Father Jozef de Bekker, Provincial Delegate of the sector of the Netherlands,
informs you of the return to the Lord of Father

Henk van Kessel

on Tuesday 31st December 2019 at Veghel (Netherlands)
at the age of 93 years, of which 68 years of missionary life in

Let us pray for him and for his loved ones.

Milestones in the life of Father Henk van Kessel

Born in Dinther
on 07/09/1926
Spiritual YearMissionary OathPriesthood ordination
in the diocese of 
07/09/1947 19/11/1951  31/05/1952 
 ‘s-Heerenberg (Ned)   Monteviot (UK)  Monteviot (UK)

01/01/1953 Chikowa,P.F.JamesonN.Rhodesia
17/08/1955 MingaN.Rhodesia
24/04/1961Parish PriestKanyanga,D.F.JamesonN.Rhodesia
06/11/1961 ChikunguN.Rhodesia
31/01/1962Parish PriestMingaN.Rhodesia
10/06/1963Parish PriestNaviruliN.Rhodesia
01/01/1965Parish PriestChadizaZambia
15/02/1967 Katete,D.ChipataZambia
01/01/1976Parish PriestKatete,D.ChipataZambia
01/01/1979Parish PriestLumezi+LumimbaZambia
01/01/1982Parish PriestLumezi,D.ChipataZambia
08/03/1987Session-RetraiteJérusalemIsraël / Palestine
15/06/1996Diocesan ArchivesChipata,St Anne’sZambia
23/10/2019Returns to the NetherlandsHeythuysenNetherlands
31/12/2019Return to the FatherVeghelNetherlands

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