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.

狄恆神父於2018年12月11日臨晨3:43在香港聖保祿醫院蒙主恩召。

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.”