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January 1927


Photo taken on the occasion of the introduction to the Chinese bishops of Dom Jehan Joliet of the abbey of Solesmes by Dom Théodore Nève of the abbey of Saint André in Bruges. Dom Joliet will the following year found a Benedictine monastery in Sichuan province. From left to right, seating; Dom Joliet, Vincentian Fr. Peters, Bishop Melchior Sun Dezhen 孫德楨, Bishop Zhao Huaiyi 趙懷義, Dom Nève, Fr. Dupuis (pastor of Sainte Croix in Liège): standing: [unknown], Vincentian Fr. Lampe, a church employee, Fr. Lebbe, Fr. Venance Zhao 趙懷信 (brother of Bishop Zhao), Vincentian Frs. Willems and Regner, Dom Edouard Neut, and Fr. Collard.


Liège, Belgium

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