Marcel Peeters, R.I.P.

Father Luc Putzeys, Provincial Delegate of the sector of Belgium,
informs you of the return to the Lord of Father

Marcel Peeters

on Friday the 12th May 2017 at Antwerpen (Belgium)
at the age of 91 years, of which 67 years of missionary life
in Burundi and Belgium.

Let us pray for him and for his loved ones.


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Milestones of Father Marcel Peeters’ life

Marcel was born on the 5th of July 1925 at Vremde in the diocese of Antwerpen. He joined the Missionaries of Africa and began his spiritual year on the 22nd of September 1945 at Varsenare. He took his Missionary Oath on the 21st of July 1949 at Heverlee where he was ordained to the priesthood on the 8th of April 1950.

01/09/1950 Military Service   Belgium
05/01/1951   Katara Burundi
23/04/1951   Musenyi (Ngozi) Burundi
26/12/1951   Buraniro Burundi
19/01/1960 Long retreat Villa Cavalletti Italie
01/09/1960   Katara Burundi
10/12/1960 Superior Buraniro Burundi
02/03/1962   Muramba Burundi
10/05/1962   Kisanze Burundi
24/01/1963   Katara Burundi
01/01/1965   Kasenyi Burundi
05/07/1965 Superior Muhanga Burundi
30/06/1968   Gatara Burundi
01/09/1968 Assistant Parish Priest Ijene Burundi
30/06/1970 Superior Ijene Burundi
01/01/1979 Assistant Parish Priest Buraniro Burundi
26/09/1979 Session-Retreat Jérusalem Isarël / Palestine
01/06/1980 Assistant Parish Priest Gatara (Mubuga) Burundi
12/06/1985 “Expelled” from Burundi   Burundi
01/01/1986 Assistant Parish Priest Antwerpen Belgium
09/12/1990 Assistant Parish Priest Ijene (Ngozi) Burundi
01/10/1993 Community of Giharo (Ruyigi) Burundi
15/12/1993 Assistant Parish Priest Ijene (Ngozi) Burundi
01/08/1997 Replacement P.Lesay Gitega Burundi
15/10/1998 Assistant Parish Priest Monast.Rweza (Ngozi) Burundi
15/08/2003 Return to Province Antwerpen Belgium
10/09/2003 Session 70+ Roma Italie
05/11/2003 Appointed (PE 10/03)   Belgium
04/01/2016 Residence Antwerpen – O.L.Vrouw Belgium
12/05/2017 Returns to the Father Antwerpen Belgium

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