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Redemptorist Priest, Rev. Fr. Charles Vermeulen C.Ss.R., who served in Dominica for almost 60 years, has died.
Fr. Charles died at the Princess Margaret Hospital on Sunday December 4th 2016 at the age of 85.
Fr. Charles was ordained a priest on September 15 1957 in Belgium and was appointed to the West Indies in 1959.
He arrived in Dominica that year and served as Assistant Priest at the Cathedral. Fr. Charles also served as the Parish priest of Wesley and Soufriere and Dean of the Cathedral and Vicar General of Diocese. He also spent a lot of his time and energy into building the Holy Redeemer Retreat House which was officially opened in May 1991.
Fr. Charles also did brief stints in St. Kitts, Antigua and Marie Galante.
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