René Konings, R.I.P.

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

René Konings

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
01/01/1961 Nyabiraba Burundi
30/11/1962 Gitega Burundi
24/12/1963 Ruyigi,D.Gitega Burundi
11/09/1965 Kibumbu Burundi
01/07/1967 Bugenyuzi Burundi
29/08/1968 Ass. Parish Priest Bukirasazi Burundi
15/02/1972 Ass. Parish Priest Nyangwa Burundi
08/02/1973 Antwerpen, Berchem Belgium
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
01/01/1980 Ministry Antwerpen Belgium
01/10/1993 Parish Priest Antwerpen, Keizerstr. Belgium
01/01/2004 Chaplain Antwerpen, Keizerstr. Belgium
07/09/2005 Session 70+ Roma Italie
22/02/2010 Residence 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

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