Focus 2004

Luc Van Looy - RMG01-01-2004

Project: Grazie Don Luc
Date of foundation:  


Born 28-09-1941 in Tielen (Antwerpen) Belgium
Father: Johannes August Van Looy
Mother: Margarita Gevers
(‘Van Looy’ means ‘of the Wood/ ‘Bosco’in Italian)

Priesthood: Oud-Heverlee 12-09-1970
Rector: Dae Rim Dong, Seoul 1979-1984
Delegate of the Rector Major for Korea: 1978-1984
General Councillor for Salesian Missions: 1984-1990:
General Councillor for Youth Ministry: 1990-1996
Vicar of the Rector Major: 1996-2002
Reconfirmed as Vicar of the Rector Major at GC25 and also in charge of the Salesian Family.

Nominated as Bishop of the Dicoese of Ghent, Belgium: 19-12-2003
Episcopal motto: "In nomine Patris" Missionary in Korea for 15 years,
Councillor 'ad quinquennium.' for the Congregation for the Evangelisation of Peoples.(from 1993)
Ecclesiastical Assistant to the Worl Union of Catholic Teachers, UMEC. (1995)
Music Degree
Missiology Degree
Languages: Flemish, English, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Korean, German, French