Father Luc Putzeys, Provincial Delegate of the sector of Belgium,
informs you of the return to the Lord of Father
on the 17th of July 2017 at Onze Lieve Vrouw van Antwerpen
at the age of 88 years, of which 63 years of missionary life
in Burundi and in Belgium.
Let us pray for him, for his brother Herman, M.Afr., and for his loved ones.
Milestones of the live of Father René Konings
René Konings was born on the 9th of June 1929 at Essen in the Diocese of Antwerpen (Belgium). He joined the Spiritual Year on the 21st of September 1950 at Varsenare (Belgium), Went on with his studies at Heverlee (Belgium) where he took his Missionary Oath on the 10th July 1954 and was ordained to the Priesthood on the 10th of April 1955.
|12/04/1956||Ass. Parish Priest||Gisuru, D.Gitega||Burundi|
|06/02/1957||Ass. Parish Priest||Ijenda||Burundi|
|29/08/1968||Ass. Parish Priest||Bukirasazi||Burundi|
|15/02/1972||Ass. Parish Priest||Nyangwa||Burundi|
|10/10/1976||Session||Jérusalem||Israël / Palestine|
|11/11/1976||Long Retreat||Villa Cavalletti||Italie|
|01/01/1977||Ass. Parish Priest||Mubimbi,D.Bujumbura||Burundi|
|11/06/1979||Expelled from Burundi||Antwerpen, H.Hart Parochie||Belgium|
|01/10/1993||Parish Priest||Antwerpen, Keizerstr.||Belgium|
|14/07/2016||W.Z.C. Onze Lieve Vrouw van Antw.||Antwerpen||Belgium|
|17/07/2017||Retourns to the Father||Antwerpen||Belgium|