Fr. Gerard was born in France and entered the Oblates of Mary Immaculate at twenty. He was ordained in South Africa, where he worked among the Zulu people. In 1862 he went to Lesotho, where he spent the rest of his life with the Basutho people. A flourishing local Catholic church bears witness to his life and work. He died on May 29, 1914 and was declared Blessed on September 14, 1988 by John Paul II.
The Jaffna Province is enriched with another 6 newly ordained Priests. The Superior General has given them the Obedience in the Province of Jaffna. The following are the appointments for the newly ordained Priests. Rev. Fr. J. Ramesh OMI – “Gnanothayam”, Centre For Religious Studies, Mannar Rev. Fr. S. A. Sebastian Reval OMI – Amathipuram … Read moreNew Obediences to the Newly Ordained Priests
The maternal uncle of Fr. Godfrey OMI and the Grandma of Fr. Beshman OMI have passed away, please pray for the repose of the souls.