Fr Ciaran Finbarr Kane, S.J. 冀世安神父

28 December 1932 ~ 5 February 2013


Dear Fellow Alumni of WYHK and WYK,
In gratitude for a dedicated life, I take the pain to inform you the passing of Fr. Ciaran Kane, S.J. 冀世安神父. Fr. Kane returned to God at 4:05 p.m. in Eastern Hospital today.
Funeral arrangements will follow.
Please pray for the repose of soul of our beloved Fr. Kane and the solace of his sister who was with him till he left us.
(- 2013.02.05 - Fr. Stephen Chow, S.J.)

Fr. Kane was born in Dublin, Ireland, on Dec. 28, 1932. He entered the Society at Emo Park, Portarlington, Ireland on Sep. 7, 1950, was ordained to the priesthood on July 31, 1964 at Milltown Park, Dublin, and professed the last vows on March 25, 1968 at Wah Yan Hong Kong.
冀神父於1932年12月28日生於愛爾蘭的都柏林,1950年9月7日於Portarlington的Emo Park入會,1964年7月31日於都柏林的Milltown Park領受司鐸職,1968年3月25日於香港華仁書院矢發末願。

Feb 13 (Wed): Vigil Mass at St. Margaret's Church, Happy Valley, at 8pm
Feb 14 (Thu): Funeral Mass at St. Margaret's Church at 10am and immediately followed by burial liturgy in the Catholic Cemetery in Happy Valley

more about Fr Kane....

Ciaran Finbarr KANE, SJ
Society of Jesus
B.A.(Languages) National University of Ireland, UCD, Dublin
S.T.B. Gregorian University (PUG) Rome

Hyperlink to "Irish Jesuit Missions" website on Missionary in Hong Kong 2012

Wah Yan:
Fr. Kane was the Student Counsellor of Wah Yan College Hong Kong 1967-68.
He became the Director of The Sodality of Our Lady in 1968, taking over Fr Doyle who left for Singapore.
In the same year, he directed the Altar Society Choir.
He was a member of theTeaching Staff and Editorial Staff of The Star in 1968-69.

Xavier House:
Fr. Kane was a member of the Retreat-giving Team at Xavier House - Ignatian Spiritual Centre on Cheung Chau Island.

"A Season of Oratorio" - Fr. Kane spoke on RTHK

Warden of United College Adam Schall Residence in 1971-1994