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4 July 2020

The Genesis – Part 1

Early Beginnings of the Custody of St Anthony Friar John Paul Tan, OFM examines how our Custody grew rapidly in the 1950’s, and how our simple brotherhood spread throughout Malaysia and Singapore. The history of our Custody is very rich and spans over more than 50 years. It all began with Blessed Gabriele Allegra, OFM, […]

Early Beginnings of the Custody of St Anthony

Friar John Paul Tan, OFM examines how our Custody grew rapidly in the 1950’s, and how our simple brotherhood spread throughout Malaysia and Singapore.

The history of our Custody is very rich and spans over more than 50 years. It all began with Blessed Gabriele Allegra, OFM, who was best known for his important work of translating the Bible into Chinese.

Don’t miss the second part of The Genesis series! Continue your journey with us : The Genesis | Part 2 – History of The Custody of St Anthony (I)

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