Friday, 11 March 2016
Francis Vernon Douglas
Francis Vernon Douglas I learnt that Francis Vernon was born in Johnsonville in wellington New zealand on 22 may 1910 and went to Johnsonville primary school and the marist brothers school in thorndon and was very good at sports in rugby,cricket,handball,and boxing After leaving school he worked in the post office that which time he could come as a priest so set off to Mosgiel to study for the priesthood. He spent his first years after ordination at st joseph parish in new plymouth where he spent a good deal with time of young people encouraging them in their sport and games. Father douglas went to the philippians.