Jean Lepers, R.I.P.

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

Jean Lepers

on Monday the 25th March 2019 at the hospital of Fourmies (France)
at the age of 92 years, of which 65 years of missionary life
in Nigeria and in France.

Let us pray for him and for his loved ones.

Download here the announcement of Father Jean Lepers’ death

Milestones in the life of Father Jean Lepers

Jean was born on April 8, 1926 in Bondues, then part of the diocese of Lille; today, Bondues is part of the diocese of Cambrai. Jean was admitted to the novitiate of the White Fathers at Maison-Carrée, Algeria, on September 25, 1949. He was then sent to Canada, to Eastview, to complete his training by studying theology. There he took his missionary oath on June 26, 1953 and was ordained a priest on January 30, 1954.


10/02/1955 Vicaire,StBenedict Oshogbo,D.Oyo Nigeria
06/05/1958 Vicaire Inisha Nigeria
02/12/1960 Vicaire Oshogbo Nigeria
01/07/1963 Supérieur Ogbomosho Nigeria
01/04/1965 Otan Nigeria
02/09/1965 Ile-Ife Nigeria
17/09/1966 Grande Retraite Villa Cavalletti Italie
01/01/1967 Ile Ife Nigeria
01/01/1968 Curé, St Mary Ilesha Nigeria
01/02/1970 Fondation Ipetu-Ijesha Nigeria
09/10/1976 Supérieur Oloruntedo Nigeria
01/01/1978 Ipetu-Ijesha Nigeria
21/05/1979 Session-Retraite Jérusalem Israël / Jérusalem
01/01/1981 Supérieur Otan Ayegbaju Nigeria
10/08/1985 Curé, St John Ile-Ife Nigeria
01/01/1988 Curate, St Mary Oshogbo,D.Oyo Nigeria
29/04/1995 Aumônier H.C.: Origny,D.Soisson France
03/05/1995 Session ->3d age Roma,Monte Cucco Rome
15/06/1995 Nommé en Fr.PE.95/7 France
25/03/2019 Retour auprès du Père Hôpital de Fourmies France

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