Karl Zimmermann, R.I.P.

Father Oskar Geisseler, Provincial Delegate of the sector of Switzerland,
informs you of the return to the Lord of Father

Karl Zimmermann

on Monday July 16th, 2018 at the hospital of Sierra (Switzerland)
at the age of 93 years, of which 69 years of missionary life
in Tanzania and in Switzerland.

Let us pray for him and for his loved ones.

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Milestones in Father Karl Zimmermann’s life

Karl was born on 6 March 1925 in Lucerne, in the diocese of Basel, Switzerland. He entered the novitiate (spiritual year) of the Missionaries of Africa on December 2, 1945 at Maison Carrée, Algeria. He continued his theological training in Thibar (Tunisia) where he took his missionary oath on June 29, 1949. He was ordained a priest on 1 February 1950 in Carthage, Tunisia.

24/01/1951 Vicaire Bukumbi,Mwanza Tanganyika
26/03/1952 Vicaire Nyantakubwa Tanganyika
06/01/1955 Vicaire Bukumbi Tanganyika
18/06/1955 Petit séminaire Nyegezi Tanganyika
01/01/1959 Petit séminaire Widnau Suisse
22/09/1959 Econome Fribourg Suisse
08/05/1962 Vicaire Mwanza Tanzania
26/12/1962 Séminaire,StMary’s Nyegezi Tanzania
18/05/1968 Grande Retraite Villa Cavalletti Italia
01/01/1970 Vicaire Kirumba Tanzania
01/03/1971 Supérieur Ibindo Tanzania
01/08/1973 Supérieur Mwabagole Tanzania
01/08/1974 Vicaire Kahangala Tanzania
01/01/1975 Vicaire Buhingo Tanzania
01/04/1975 Supérieur Buhingo Tanzania
17/12/1975 seul à Itira Tanzania
01/09/1984 Session-Retraite Jérusalem Israël / Palestine
01/04/1985 Vicaire Buhingo Tanzania
01/01/1988 Teacher Minor Seminary Nyegezi,D.Mwanza Tanzania
23/05/1988 Vic.Episc.Religious Mwanza Bishop’sHouse Tanzania
15/07/1991 Curé Kawekamo,D.Mwanza Tanzania
01/05/1995 Vic.Episc.Religious Kawekamo,D.Mwanza Tanzania
30/10/1995 Nommé Suisse P.E.95/10 Suisse
01/01/1996 “Kontinente Fribourg 2 Suisse
23/08/1996 Fermeture Fribourg 2 Fribourg Suisse
25/10/1996 Ministère H.C.: Bauen Suisse
30/08/1999 Collaborateur Veyras Suisse
15/09/1999 Session +70 Roma Italia
12/04/2000 Aumônier Home H.C.: Sierre Suisse
01/07/2001 Bibliothèque Fribourg Suisse
01/04/2010 Résidence Veyras Suisse
16/07/2018 Retour auprès du Père Sierre Suisse

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