Bali Discovery Tours: Homepage
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Home Bali Contact Bali Practicalities Bali News Bali Services Bali Transportation Bali Sports Bali Excursions Bali Villas Bali Hotels
Home · News · RIP: Father Terry Burke MHM – 1944-2017
Bali Hotels, Bali Villas and Bali News from balidiscovery.com
Bali Hotels
Bali Villas
Special Deals!
Packages
MICE Handling
Bali Excursions
Culinary - Dining
Guided Tour
Bali Spas
Bali Sports
Diving
Golf
Bali Transportation
Car Rental - Selft Drive
Private Jet Charter
Bali News
Bali Services
Bali Practicalities
Bali Contact
Bali Career
Home
 
Bali Update
Subscribe to our free weekly newsletter!
 
PATA header
PATA Gold Award 2007
Bali Update
PATA Gold Award Winner 2007
 
Bali Contact
Bali Discovery Tours
Jln. By Pass Ida Bagus Mantra,
Jln. Pucuk 1 No. 70X
Denpasar, Bali
Indonesia

24h:
+62 (0)812 3819724
Tel:
+62 (0)361 464 032, +62 (0)361 471 0242

Bali Discovery

SITE PATA ASITA
Bali News

RIP: Father Terry Burke MHM – 1944-2017

Much Loved Catholic Priest to Communities in Bali and Sarawak Dies at 73 of Cancer


Bali News: Bali, Sarawak, London, Mill Hill Mission, Father Terry Burke
Click Image to Enlarge

(9/5/2017)

Fr. Terry Burke MHM, a popular Catholic Priest who visited Bali on a number of occasions and founded the Bali International Catholic Chaplaincy, died in the UK on Wednesday, August 30, 2017.
 
“Father Terry,” 73, was born in Barnes, South London on March 24, 1944. Drawn to the work of a missionary, he joined the Mill Hill Mission taking his perpetual oath on May 1, 1970, followed by his ordination on June 12, 1971.
 
Outside brief missionary assignments in Bali and India, Father Terry spent more than 40 years working with the people of Sarawak. Arriving as a young priest, he spent the 1970s traveling in long boats and hiking through the jungle to minister to a far flung group of parishioners. After obtaining an advance degree in Moral Theology in Rome, Father Terry responded to the request of the Bishop in Sarawak and established a Seminary in 1980 that remains in operation to this day preparing young men for the Priesthood.
 
Forced to leave Sarawak in 1984 when the Government temporarily banned foreign missionaries from working in the Country, Father Terry then assumed regional administrative roles, ministered briefly in India, studied in the USA, and worked as religious studies teacher at Reading University.
 
The dawning of the new millennium saw Father Terry “back home” in Asia working in Sarawak and Bali.
 
In May of 2016, he was diagnosed with Pancreatic Cancer. Indefatigable in his religious duties he continued to teach until May 2017 at St. Peter’s College, Kuching, the major seminary for Malaysian Borneo until  worsening health saw him return to London.
 
After a month of loving care from his surviving sister, Margaret, Father Terry was admitted to the Duchess of Kent Hospice on July 21, dying in Tilehurst, UK on August 30, 2013.


A funeral mass was held in the UK on September 3, 2017, and a mass of remembrance in Sarawak on Monday, August 4, 2017.
 
In May 2017, in London and accepting that his declining health would no longer allow him to again visit his beloved Sarawak or Bali, Father Terry Burke wrote the following to his many friends and admirers via his blog:
 
“So, now I have begun my next and probably last missionary journey and I am looking round for what the Lord is calling me to – for if I am here, then there is something for me to do. I have so many memories to help me, of so many wonderful people – so many things to remember and laugh about, so many things to hand over for healing, so many thanks to give the Lord for a wonderful life, so far lived. And I am at peace! May His peace be with you, too.”
 
R.I.P
Father Terry Burke MHM
24 March 1944 – 30 August 2017


© Bali Discovery Tours. Articles may be quoted and reproduced if attributed to http://www.balidiscovery.com.

       

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Subscribe to the Bali Update
Receive the latest news from Bali by email!



Our [Privacy Statement] explains how we handle the data you are providing.

 
Bali News by Bali Update
Explore the Archive of the Bali Update
Find related articles in our news archive!




or try to use Google Search :

Home · Bali Hotels · Bali Villas · Bali Excursions · Bali Sports · Bali News · Site Map · RSS

Bali News: More News
Sunset Swim Ends Tragically
Finnish Tourist Drowns Off Berawa Beach in Bali
(2/18/2018)
Making a Difference in the Lives of Bali Children
Australian Margaret Barry Honored with Order of Australian Medal for Her Work with Bali Children Foundation.
(2/18/2018)
Bale Banjar Culture Club: Balinese Music Demystified
Vaughn Hatch of Mekar Bhuana Speaks on Balinese Music at March 11, 2018, Bale Banjar Lecture – Ayoda Resort Bali
(2/18/2018)
350-kms by Hand Cycle Around Bali
Giro Hand Cycle Ride Around Bali April 28 – May 1, 2018
(2/18/2018)
Writing it Long, Writing it Clear
Protestors Bring 150-Meter-Long Banner to Governor’s Office Rejecting Reclamation of Benoa Bay
(2/18/2018)
Canines Who Dine on What You Don’t
Hotel in Ubud Recycles Leftover Food to Feed Hungry Bali Dogs
(2/18/2018)
Hate Two Pieces
Angry Citizens Demand Removal of Hotel Advertisement on Denpasar – Gilimanuk Highway.
(2/18/2018)
It’s All Happening at the Zoo!
Bali Zoo Booming Over Chinese New Year Period
(2/18/2018)
Banyuwangi as a New Gateway to Bali
Banyuwangi – the Quick Way to Access Bali’s West and North, Now Poised to Become International Airport
(2/18/2018)
Fore Play in Nusa Dua
Free Golf Lessons on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Bali National Golf
(2/18/2018)
American Dies While Surfing
American Living in Bali Dies While Surfing off Sanur Beach
(2/18/2018)
A Nation of Islands; A Nation of Sails
Indonesian Traditional Pinisi Sailing Ships Named Icon of Cultural Heritage
(2/18/2018)
All [News]!