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27.02.1918 Born in Berlin 03.04.1918 Baptized in the St Mathias Church in Berlin 29.06.1935 Received Confirmation in Breslau 27.05.1935 Entered the Hospitaller Order 20.09.1935 Entered Novitiate 21.11.1936 First Profession – delayed, because all the Superiors had been imprisoned by the Gestapo / Nazi-Secret-Police 21.07.1946 Solemn Profession in German and in Polish Language 1951 Deportation from Silesia by the Polish Communist Authorities and Arrival in West-Germany 1953 – 1969 Novice Master in Frankfurt 1953 – 1959 Councillor of the General-Delegate of the Rhine-General-Delegation 1959 – 1964 General-Delegate of the Rhine-General-Delegation 1964 – 1968 Vice-Provincial of the Rhine Vice-Province and Vice-Chairman of the ‘Union of Major Superiors of the Religious Institutes of Brothers in Germany’. 15.11.1969 Departure to India 08.09.1977 Foundation of the Sisters of Charity of St. John of God 1981 & 1986 Provincial Delegate in India 1995 Awarded with ‘The Order of Merit of the Federal Republic of Germany' 21.11.2005 Died at Kattappana (Kerala, India) 25 & 26.11.2005 Funeral Ceremonies at Kattappana, India








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