Jan Bruijns, R.I.P.

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

Jan Bruijns

on Wednesday the 31st October 2018 at Heythuysen (The Netherlands)
at the age of 78 years, of which 53 years of missionary life
in Mali and in the Netherlands.

Let us pray for him and for his loved ones.

Download here the annoucement of Father Jan Bruijns’ death

Milestones in the life of Father Jan Bruijns

Jan was born on August 10, 1940 in Gilze in Rijen, in the diocese of Breda in the Netherlands. He entered the White Fathers novitiate in Dorking, south of London, on September 8, 1961. He continued his theological studies in Le Puy, France, where he took his missionary oath on June 28, 1965. He was ordained a year later, on July 2, 1966, in his native diocese of Breda.

01/09/1966 Stage de Pastorale Mours France
30/06/1967 Vicaire Tominian, Diocèse de San Mali
01/09/1971 Vicaire Mandiakuy Mali
01/04/1974 Bamako Mali
01/12/1974 Procureur+Sec.C.E. Bamako, Cathédrale Mali
17/07/1995 Retour:Serv. C.Epis. Bamako Mali
01/12/1996 Econome C.E.M. Bamako Mali
09/03/1998 Retour en Province Nederland
01/07/1998 Econome Provincial Boxtel,Mais.Provinc. Nederland
01/07/1998 Nommé Ned.(P.E.98/6) Nederland
01/07/2002 Residence Dongen Nederland
01/10/2008 Residence Heythuysen Nederland
31/10/2018 Retour auprès du Père Heythuysen Nederland

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