Funeral Mass of Fr. Deignan

Message from Fr. Chow:

“Dear Friends, Wahyanites, and Riccians,

Please be informed that the Funeral Mass of our beloved Fr. Alfred Joseph Deignan, S.J. will be held at St. Ignatius Chapel, Wah Yan College, Kowloon, on December 22 (Sat).

Final Tribute to Fr. Deignan (瞻仰遺容) – starts at 8:30 a.m. and ends at 10:45 a.m.

Funeral Mass – 11:00 a.m. at St. Ignatius Chapel. The School Hall will be used for the overflow.

Burial – St. Michael’s Catholic Cemetery, Happy Valley, immediately after the Funeral Mass

Please refrain from sending wreaths or floral arrangements for the Funeral.

Donations in cheques can be accepted:
for Wah Yan College, Kowloon (payable to “Fr. Kelly Educational Fund Limited”)
for Wah Yan College, Hong Kong (payable to “The Wah Yan College, Hong Kong Jesuit Education Trust”)
for Ricci Hall (payable to “The Ricci Hall Trust”)

Should you like to receive receipts for your donations, please kindly include your return address clearly printed.”


RIP Fr. Alfred Deignan, S.J.

Message from Fr. Chow:

“Dear Friends, the Wah Yan Community and the Ricci Hall Community,

It is with deep sorrow that I am announcing the passing of Fr. Alfred Deignan. Fr. Deignan left this world for his Eternal Home from St. Paul’s Hospital, Hong Kong at 3:43 a.m. on December 11, 2018.

Fr. Deignan’s life has been an embodiment of the loving-compassionate God. He is now meeting the Source of Love and Compassion face to face. May he continue to pray for us who are trying our best to live a good life in this world.

​Fr. Deignan was born in Mullagh, Co. Cavan, Ireland on Mar. 25, 1927. He entered the Society at Emo Park, Portlaoise, Laoise, Ireland, on Sep. 7, 1945; was ordained to the priesthood on July 31, 1959 in Dublin and professed the final vows on Nov. 5, 1977 at Ricci Hall, Hong Kong.


狄神父於1927年3月25日生於愛爾蘭Mullagh, Co. Cavan,1945年9月7日在愛爾蘭Laoise, Portlaoise, Emo Park入會,1959年7月31日在都柏林領受司鐸聖職,1977年11月5日在香港利瑪竇宿舍矢發末願。

Information of Fr. Deignan’s funeral arrangement will be announced when available.”


WYKOBC 10th Anniversary Concert 2018 – The Fellows

Below please find the detail and the links on Old Boys’ Choir 10th anniversary concert.

Date: Sun 02 Dec 2018 7:15PM

Venue: Jockey Club Auditorium, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Kowloon

Detail | Ticket ordering


Mr. Anthony Ho 何鎮源老師 R.I.P.

It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of our most respected vice principal and WYKAAO advisor Mr Anthony Ho on the 8th of November 2018 in Toronto. He was 83. May he rest in peace! The following are the funeral arrangements:

with Prayer and Eulogy service at 7pm
November 16 (Friday) 6pm – 9pm
Jerrett Funeral Home
6191 Yonge Street
North York, Ontario

Funeral Mass
November 17 (Saturday) 10am – 11am
Holy Spirit Catholic Church
3526 Sheppard Avenue East
Scarborough, Ontario

More information from WYKAAO

More details of the memorial webpage


Wah Yan League: Rules and Regulations

The rules and regulations of 20th Wah Yan League Football Tournament has been issued and available here.

Rules and Regulations


Friendly Message from WYKPSA on Typhoon Mangkhut

Dear Wahyanites,

Typhoon Mangkhut has caused damage to our Alma Mater, Wah Yan College Kowloon. Trees fell down and the school may need financial aid for the purpose of cleaning-up.

Should alumni want to know more about the situation or make donations, please feel free to contact the School Office (Tel: 2384 1038) during office hours for information.

Thank you!



Memorial Mass of Fr. Naylor

A memorial mass will be held on 20 October at 3pm, in memory of our dearly beloved Fr. Naylor.

Date: 20 October, 2018 (Saturday)
Time: 3:00 p.m.
Place: St. Ignatius Chapel at Wah Yan College, Kowloon

Keep the eternal rest of Fr. Naylor in our prayers.


Funeral Mass of Fr. Naylor

Details of Fr. Naylor’s Funeral Mass Arrangement:

Date: October 11, 2018 (Thursday)
Time: (Paying last respects to Fr. Naylor) 8:45am to 9:45am
(Mass) 10 a.m.
Place: St. Ignatius Chapel at Wah Yan College, Kowloon
56 Waterloo Road, Yaumatei, Kowloon

Presider: Most Rev. Bishop Michael Yeung

There will be no burial after the Funeral Mass. Fr. Naylor has donated his remain to HKU for medical studies. HKU will receive his remain on the next day.

Since Fr. Naylor had always been a promoter of environmental conservation, please refrain from sending flower arrangements to the funeral.

In lieu of flowers, please feel free to make your donation to “Fr. Kelly Educational Fund Limited”. The proceeds will benefit education at WYK. Please provide a proper name and return address if a receipt is required for tax purpose (if given with a cheque).

As parking is very limited on that day, people who are planning to join the funeral mass are expected by the School to use public transport.


RIP Fr. Harold Naylor, S.J.

We are deepenly saddened that our beloved Fr. Naylor passed away today. He was a dedicated educator who inspired generations of Wahyanites with his innovative teaching methods. His legacy will live on for many years. Wahyanites will miss him.


20th Wah Yan League Football Tournament – Start Registration

Registration period for the new season of Wah Yan League Football Tournament is from 27 September to 11 October 2018.

Team captains’ meeting will be held on 13 October 2018 at 1400 in Wah Yan College, Kowloon.  Room number will be sent to participating teams by separate email.
For enquiries, please contact the 20th Wah Yan League Football Tournament Organizing Committee by email at

*  Each division will have 11 teams only and in first come first served basis.

*  Each participating team MUST have at least one representative in the team captains’ meeting.

*  HK$13,000 fixed fee (including HK$11,000 enrollment fee plus the HK$2,000 refundable penalty deposit) must be deposited to the bank account of Wah Yan College Kowloon Past Students’ Association Limited at HSBC with account number 808-024525-001 and the proof of payment (e.g. bank-in-slip) must be retained, scanned and emailed along with this enrolment application.

*  A successful application refers to:

i) A completed soft copy (i.e. a Microsoft word file) of this enrollment form;

ii) A scanned copy of the completed enrollment form signed by the Team Captain/Team Manager;

iii) A scanned copy of the proof of payment (e.g. bank-in slip) mentioned above, and;

iv) The submission of items i), ii) & iii) by emailing to the following address:, starting from 27 September 2018 until midnight of 11 October 2018 (Hong Kong Time).

Rules and Regulations | Individual Players Card Form | Enrollment Form | Waiver and Declaration of Team Players


Update on Fr Naylor

Following is the latest update on Fr Naylor from the Nursing Team:

Dear all,

We would like to keep update about Fr Naylor.

He is still suffering from pneumonia which is caused by the Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus ( MRSA ). For Fr Naylor and your safety, please pay attention to the followings while visit.

1) Do wear a surgical mask

2) Wash your hand before and after the visit

3) No food or drinks, even one drop of water

4) Do not use any kind of liquid to clean his mouth

Besides, the visiting hour now is STRICTLY from 6 pm to 8 pm with immediate effect.

Please keep praying for Fr Naylor.

1) 佩戴口罩

2) 探病之前及之後請洗手

3) 神父不可飲食,一滴水都不可以

4) 請勿使用任何液體清潔神父的口腔

奉醫生命令:從今天起,為Fr Naylor病情著想,任何人士探訪都必須在晚上六時至八時,沒有例外。


By : The Nursing Team


Update on Fr Naylor

Following is the latest update on Fr Naylor from the Nursing Team:

Dear all,

Fr Naylor is transferred to the Yu Chun Keung Memorial Medical Centre inside Kwong Wah Hospital, 4/F, Room 5, Bed no. 1. Visiting hour is from 6pm to 8pm.

Please keep praying for Fr Naylor.



By : The Nursing Team