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Post Date: 15-Feb-2017
Obituary of Br. Edward KOWALA SDB
我們敬愛的高懷黎修士 (Br. Edward KOWALA),已於2月10日晚上11時20分在香港舊山頂道嘉諾撒醫院,安息於天父的懷抱,享年90歲。


1926年10月13日 於捷克弗里代克Vendryne出生
1956年09月08日 於英國Burwash矢發初願
1958年11月29日 於英國會省前來香港傳教
1962年 8月 16日 於香港長洲矢發永願
2017年02月10日 於香港逝世

1958 - 1960 香港遠東慈幼會哲學院(長洲)
1960 - 1962 香港仔工業學校(管理員、教師)
1962 - 1974 香港聖類斯中學(管理員、教師)
1974 - 1977 在Ireland進修 (BD)
1977 - 2017 香港聖類斯中學(管理員、教師)

1. 守靈彌撒
日期:2017年2月17日 (星期五) 晚上8時正
2. 殯葬彌撒
日期:2017年2月18日 (星期六) 上午10時


Rev. Br. Edward KOWALA SDB


A Salesian of Don Bosco for 60 years, Br. Edward KOWALA died on Friday 10 February 2017 in Hong Kong’s Canossa Hospital, aged 90. Born in what is now the Czech Republic, he did military service during WW II, ending up prisoner of war in England. There he came to know the Salesian Society which he joined in 1956. In 1958 he volunteered to come to Hong Kong as a missionary. Br. Edward’s educative pastoral service, after two years in Aberdeen Technical School (1960-1962), was offered mainly in St. Louis School, where her served for more than 50 years, (1962-1974.1977-2017). The only interruption was a 3-year study for a Divinity Bachelor Degree in Maynooth, Ireland, which he undertook in view of his teaching of Biblical Knowledge in St. Louis School.

The Salesians of Don Bosco are grateful to the Don Bosco Past Pupils of St. Louis School, the Little Sisters of the Poor in Aberdeen, and the staff of Canossa Hospital, who all took loving care of Br. Edward in the last months of his long life.The Salesians and his past pupils remember Br. Edward as a beloved brother and loving father, a dedicated teacher, a jolly companion in soccer matches, a zealous educator and pastor of youth, a gentleman, and a friend.

There will be a Requiem Mass on Friday 17 February at 08:00 p.m. in St. Anthony’s Church, 69A, Pokfulam Road, West Point, Hong Kong. The Funeral Mass will be held on Saturday 18 February at 10:00 a.m. in the same Church. Burial will follow in St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery in Happy Valley.