John Lynch, R.I.P.

Father Gilles Barrette, Provincial of the Americas,
and Father Barthelemy Bazemo, Provincial Delegate in the United States,
inform you of the return to the Lord of Father

John Lynch

on Friday the 22nd of September 2017 at St Petersburg (USA)
at the age of 81 years, of which 56 years of missionary life
in Scotland and in the United States.

Let us pray for him and for his loved ones.

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Milestones of Father John Lynch’s life

John was born on the 18th April 1936 at Newmills in the Diocese of Edimburgh in Scotland. He entered the Spiritual Year on the 8th September 1957 at ‘s-Heerenberg in the Netherlands, then continued his theological formation in Carthage (Tunisia) where he took his Missionary Oath on the 27th June 1961. He was ordained to the priesthood not far from his native town at Oakley in Scotland on the 30th June 1962.

01/08/1962 Bursar and teacher St Boswells Great Britain
01/08/1964 Bursar Bishop’s Waltham Great Britain
20/07/1965 Econome Dorking Great Britain
01/01/1966 Bursar+Voc.Direct. Rutherglen Great Britain
01/09/1968 Voc.Anim.+Pub.Relat. Rutherglen Great Britain
11/04/1971     U.S. of America
27/01/1972 Vocation animator Chicago U.S. of America
11/09/1975 Supérieur Chicago U.S. of America
30/06/1977 n’est plus Supérieur Chicago U.S. of America
03/08/1977 Chaplain Barat College U.S. of America
15/06/1978   Chicago U.S. of America
01/05/1979 Chaplain Kalamazoo U.S. of America
01/01/1981 Chaplain H.C.: Nazareth,Mich. U.S. of America
01/01/1984 Formation Team Chicago U.S. of America
14/09/1986 Délégué au Chapitre Rome Italy
01/01/1987 Sup.Format.1st Cycle Chicago U.S. of America
10/12/1987 Provincial:1°Mandate Washington U.S. of America
01/07/1991 Provincial:2°mandate   U.S. of America
18/05/1992 Délégué au Chapitre Rome Italy
01/07/1994 Counselling+Superior Rutherglen Great Britain
30/10/1995 Provincial Council.   Great Britain
29/09/1997 Assist.Bursar Washington U.S. of America
10/11/1997 Nommé (P.E.97/10)   ANA/USA
01/11/2004 Development Office Washington U.S. of America
01/11/2005 Dev.Office,Treasurer   U.S. of America
01/09/2008 Supérior ad int. Washington U.S. of America
17/11/2008 Elu Cons. USA   U.S. of America
01/09/2015 Residence St Petersburg U.S. of America

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