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Easter farewell to long-serving Jesuit

HONG KONG (SE): Father Joseph Mallin (連民安神父), of the Society of Jesus, retuned to the Lord he served on April 1, Easter Sunday. He was 104-years-old.
 
Born in Ireland on 13 September 1913, he joined the Jesuits on 7 September 1932 and was ordained on 31 July 1946. He made his final vows on 8 December 1976.
 
He arrived in Hong Kong and proceeded to Canton (Guangzhou) in 1948, returning to the then-British colony in 1949.
 

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Jesuit in Hong Kong awarded Freedom of the City of Dublin

HONG KONG (SE): As the sole surviving child of the 14 people who were executed before a firing squad for their role in what is known as the Easter Uprising in Ireland in 1916, Jesuit Father Joseph Mallin was awarded Honorary Freedom of the City of Dublin at a private ceremony at Wah Yan College in Wan Chai on the evening of March 21.

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