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Ian Laurenson OFM (RIP) 2012







On Wednesday the 11th Of April the Franciscans buried their Brother Ian Laurenson who passed away on  Palm Sunday.



Br Ian Laurenson OFM Laid to rest in La Verna Cemetery


Four Bishops celebrated the requiem Mass for our Br Ian Laurenson today at Pius X Parish in Pretoria. Br David Barnard the Minister Provincial overlooked it all and thanks to the guardian who ended up in hospital made all the arrangements for the funeral beforehand. A special thanks go out to Anselm for all he did here. Get well soon.


Br. Liam did the final commendation with Br David giving the final blessing in the La Verna Cemetery.