December-10-2017 08:05 PM
Brother Provincial of the Marist Brothers
Champagnat House Community, Singapore
Brother John Lek Soon Tee, FMS
Your pious suffrages are requested for the eternal repose of his soul.
Br. John Lek Soon Tee, FMS (Religious name: Br. John Lek) was born on 27th Dec,1940 in Singapore. He entered our Juniorate in 1953 and then Postulancy in 1960 in Singapore. He underwent novitiate training in USA from 15th August 1960. He made his first profession in 1961 and then perpetually professed in 1966 in Sibu. He graduated from Marist College, USA in 1964 and obtained his professional diploma of education in Singapore in 1980.
He attended Renewal and formation courses in EAPI (1984); St. Beonos, Wales (1989); Sabatth Centre, USA (1997).
His ministry involve in teaching in Catholic High School, Sibu; St. Francis Xavier’s College, St. Francis Xavier’s School in Hong Kong, Maris Stella High School in Singapore, Haixing School in Zhangye, China.
He was appointed Provincial of China Province and served the post from 1989 to 1996. He volunteered to be involved in refounding Marist Mission in China from 1999 to 2010 which eventually bored fruit with a new Brother professed in 2010.
He returned to Singapore in 2014 to face his new challenge in life- cancer of Rectal Carcinoma. He endured a long suffering during treatment but he placed all this in the hand of our Lord. Finally the Lord called him to His side on 09 Dec 2017 in Singapore.
Bro. John Lek Soon Tee, FMS
Birthday: 27 December 1940 (77 years old)
Events in the Life of a Brother:
|Entry to Postulancy||01/01/1959||Champagnat House, Singapore|
|Began to Novitiate||08/15/1960||Poughkeepsie, (New York), USA|
|1st Profession||08/15/1961||Poughkeepsie, (New York), USA|
|2nd Profession||06/18/1962||Poughkeepsie, (New York), USA|
|3rd Profession||06/17/1963||Poughkeepsie, (New York), USA|
|4th profession||06/15/1964||Poughkeepsie, (New York), USA|
|5th Profession||12/15/1965||Sibu, Malaysia|
|Perpetual Profession||12/08/1966||Sibu, Malaysia|
|01.01.1959||Champagant House, Singapore||Postulant|
|08/15/1960||St. Ann’s Hermitage, Poughkeepsie, (New York) – USA||Novice|
|1964||St. Joseph High School||Teacher|
|1965-1969||Catholic High School, Sibu||Teacher|
|1975-1978||Catholic High School, Sibu||Teacher|
|1978-1981||Maris Stella High School, Singapore||Teacher|
|1982-1984||Maris Stella High School, Singapore||Principal|
|1985-1988||Maris Stella High School, Singapore||V.Provincial|
|1997-1998||Maris Stella High School, Singapore||Superior|
|1999-2010||Mission in various part in China|
|08/01/2010||Hong Kong Community, Kowloon, HK||(Work in China)|
|2013||Hong Kong Community, Kowloon, HK||Treasurer|
|06/01/2014||Champagant House, Singapore||Superior|
|05/15/2017||Champagant House, Singapore|