Father Joseph Wang Served on Canada's West Coast, in Toronto

Posted July 18, 2016 4:51 pm by Editor

FATHER JOSEPH LIENCHUNG WANG, S.J., 83 died peacefully at the Toronto General Hospital on Friday July 15, 2016; he had been 63 years in Jesuit religious life and 51 years a priest.Joseph Wang was born in Tianjin, China on January 3, 1933, the son of Wang Pei Yuan and Wang Su Hwa; he converted to Catholic Christianity when he was 16 years old and was baptized on April 16, 1949. Three years later, on November 11, 1952 he entered the Jesuit Novitiate in the China Region. He was sent to the Philippines to begin his Jesuit formation and taught mathematics


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