BR. EDWARD SOE WAI FSC † 1938 December 24 – 2021 August 12

LEAD Story 365

With faith in the resurrection, the Lasallian East Asia District (LEAD) announces the passing of Br. Edward “Eddy” Soe Wai FSC on the evening of 12 August 2021 at St. Paul’s Community, Yangon, Myanmar. He was 82 years old and a De La Salle Brother for 50 years.

RELIGIOUS CONSECRATION

Entrance to the Juniorate 1967 October (Maymyo)
Entrance to the Novitiate 1969 February 2 (Maymyo)
Habit-Taking 1969 August 15 (Maymyo)
First Vows 1971 April 16
Perpetual Vows 1980 April 16 (Yangon)

TOUR OF DUTY

DATE ASSIGNMENT POSITION HELD
1972-1979 St. Theresa’s, Taunggyi Teacher
1979-1980 Leiktho Teacher
1980-1995 St. Paul’s Community, Yangon Sower
1996-2008 St. Luke’s, Lashio Teacher
2008-2021 St. Paul’s Community, Yangon Retired

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Br. Eddy with the Brother Visitor, Br. Armin, during the latter’s visit to St. Paul’s Community.

Eternal rest grant unto Eddy, O Lord. And let perpetual light shine upon him. And may the souls of all the faithful departed, through the mercy of God, rest in peace. Amen.

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A short interview with Br. Eddy on YouTube.

“O God, by whose favor your servant, Brother Eddy, was called to the religious life and who witnessed to the message of salvation by his dedication to Christian education, grant that he may be admitted to your eternal friendship with those who have likewise zealously labored in Your Vineyard. We ask this through Christ, our Lord. Amen.”