Independent Catholic News logo Welcome Visitor
Tuesday, February 28, 2017
Film: Fr Larry Patin in Thailand
Comment Email Print

Redemptorist priest Fr Larry Patin died in January this year after a lifetime working in Southeast Asia with street children, Aids orphans, the elderly, and refugees.  Born in rural Michigan, Fr Larry was sent to the region during the Vietnam War and became fluent in Thai, Lao and Vietnamese among other languages. His work included building, growing food and cooking, as well as nursing and performing emergency surgical operations  - in addition to his priestly duties.

A self-effacing man with a wry sense of humour, Fr Larry gave a rare interview to the Thai Children's Trust a few months before his final illness, in which he recalls his early life and work. 

See the film at:

To read the ICN tribute, see:

Share:  Bookmark and Share
Tags: Fr Larry Patin, Thai Children's Trust

Powered by Bondware
News Publishing Software

The browser you are using is outdated!

You may not be getting all you can out of your browsing experience
and may be open to security risks!

Consider upgrading to the latest version of your browser or choose on below: