Rev. ODWYER, Kevin SJ

* Birth in Ireland (愛爾蘭): [27 August 1912]
* Enter Novitiate: [3 September 1930]
* Ordination in Australia (
澳洲): [6 January 1945]
* Arrival in Hong Kong: [1938]
* Death in Singapore (
新加坡): [23 January 1987]

# Information according to “Jesuits in Hong Kong, South China and Beyond” /  Pictorial memories of the Jesuits in Hong Kong 1926 to 2016

Father Kevin O’Dwyer

Father Kevin O’Dwyer, SJ., formerly of Hong Kong, died in Singapore on Friday, 23 January 1987, aged 74.

Father O’Dwyer was born in Ireland in 1912 and joined the Jesuits in 1930. He came to Hong Kong as a scholastic in 1938, studied theology in Australia 1941-1944 and was ordained priest there. After further studies in North America on social work, he returned to Hong Kong where he worked chiefly in organizing cooperative marketing. In 1959 he went to Singapore where he served in St. Ignatius Church till his death. His health was failing in his later years, but he worked to the very end.

6 February 1987

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