Order of Premontre, Premonstratensians, Norbertines, and White Canons

R. D. Boniface Joseph Luykx , O. Praem.

Luykx
Birth: februari 6, 1925

Death: april 11, 2004

House: Abdij Postel

  • Born in Lobbel, Belgium, 
  • Joined the Order October 9, 1934,
  • Ordained July 25, 1940, 
  • Professor of theology and liturgy, 
  • Missionary in Congo 1960-1961,
  • Laid the foundation for the canonry of Our Lady of the Assumption Abbey in 1966 (Daylesford, PA, U.S.A.), 
  • Taught theology in the U.S. 
  • Founder and abbot (1984) of the Mount Tabor monastery in the Byzantine tradition in Redwood Valley, California, U.S.A.,
  • Archimandrite in 1988, 
  • Returned to Postel, 2000, 
  • Fundamentally involved in establishing the Congolese liturgy, 
  • Chairman of the Liturgical Commission of the Congo,
  • Consultor for liturgy in preparation for Vatican Council II.  
  • Died in Hasselt. 
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