Jan Dekkers, R.I.P.

Father Piet Buijsrogge, Provincial Delegate of the Sector of the Netherlands,
informs you of the return to the Lord of Father

Jan Dekkers

on the 29th June 2017 at Heythuysen (Netherlands)
at the age of 82 years, of which 58 years of Missionary life
in Tanzania, en Ireland and the Netherlands.

Let us pray for him and for his loved ones.


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Milestones of Father Jan Dekkers’ life

Born on the 10th November 1934 at Eindhoven, in the Diocese of ‘s Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands, Jan began his Spiritual Year with the Missionaries of Africa on the 5th September 1955 at Alexandria Bay in the United States. He thereafter studied Theology at Eastview (USA) where he took his Missionary Oath on the 20th June 1959, before being ordained to the priesthood on the 2nd February 1960 in his native land at Tilburg.

01/09/1960 Theological Studies Roma,M.G. Italia
30/07/1962 Pastoral stage Totteridge G.B.
26/02/1963   Kibara, D.Mwanza Tanzania
01/08/1963 Teacher, Gd.Sémin. Kipalapala Tanzania
01/01/1968   Murutunguru Tanzania
01/11/1968 Assistant Parish Priest Nansio Tanzania
01/03/1971 Assistant Parish Priest Kibara Tanzania
07/01/1976 Assistant Parish Priest Buhingo Tanzania
01/09/1977 Superior Buhingo Tanzania
01/03/1981 Session-Retreat Jérusalem Israël / Palestine
01/02/1984 Parish Priest Magu,D.Mwanza Tanzania
01/10/1992 Parish Priest Bukoli,D.Geita Tanzania
01/09/1995 Sabb. Priestly Minist Dublin Ireland
01/12/1999 C.T.C. Bukumbi,D.Mwanza Tanzania
01/11/2006 CTC+Superior Bukumbi Tanzania
06/10/2010 Session 70+ Roma Italia
01/07/2011 Curate Nyakato Tanzania
01/09/2012 Curate Kasamwa Tanzania
01/12/2013 Apointed PEP PE 10/13   Nederland
29/06/2017 Returns to the Father Heythuysen Nederland

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