YOUNG MISMONER IN SOUTH AFRICA.
On Sunday, January 25, Fr. Cyril Patrick Kilroe, Si., died in South Africa, where he had spent practically the whole of his short life as a priest.
Born in Preston, on November 30, 1901, he was educated at the Catholic College in that town and joined the Society of Jesus at Roehampton on March 16, 1923. Following the usual course of studies during which he taught for two years at St. Francis Xavier's College, Liverpool, he was ordained priest at Heythrop College, on September 6, 1934, and on the completion of his studies, sailed for South Africa in the summer of 1936. His work lay in the Zambesi Mission in Southern Rhodesia and after spending some time in the study of the native language he worked with admirable zeal and great success among the natives of Driefontein, llama's and Mortdoro.
He had gone but recently for a change of climate to Grahamstown, Cape Province, where his death took place. In him the Society of Jesus has lost a zealous young priest and the Salisbury Mission in particular a valuable and zealous hassioner.