Dear God, open a door for my message, so that I may proclaim the mystery of Christ. I pray that I may proclaim it clearly, as I should. Colossians 4:3-4

R4C

R4C
Reconciliation and Forgiveness ~ I am Sorry * Please Forgive Me * Thank You * I Love You. ~ Reconciliation and Forgiveness ~ I am Sorry * Please Forgive Me * Thank You * I Love You. ~ Reconciliation and Forgiveness ~ I am Sorry * Please Forgive Me * Thank You * I Love You.
Psalm 19:14, May the words of my mouth and the meditation of my heart be pleasing in your sight, O LORD, my Rock and my Redeemer.

Saturday, 12 January 2013

Church of Saint Joseph. Bagan Serai


Church of Saint Joseph (1882)
Jalan Parit Buntar, 34300 Bagan Serai, Perak
Tel: 605-7212979


Pioneers of the church of St. Joseph, Bagan Serai are 
Fr. Rene Michel Marie Fee (1882 - 1896), 
Fr. L. Perrichon (1896 - 1900), 
Fr. Duvelle (1900), 
Fr. M. Sausseau (1901 - 1905)
and Fr. J. Passail (1906 - 1909).


Fr. Fee had long vision and dreamed of a settlement where Indian Christians could develop and form one community. In 1882, he managed to get a concession of about 200 acres (later increased to 700) near Bagan Serai. "Soosaypaleyam" (St. Joseph's Village) started with Father Fee and 10 pioneers. By 1885, there were more than 30 families and in 1889, the population had grown to 450, with 180 baptisms.








Building of the church started on 1882 and completed on 1905.















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