RIP: 17/11/2020 - Kaisermühlen
Fr. Andreas Emil Mohr was born on 6 November 1937 at Lustenau in Austria. After his elementary and secondary studies, he entered the novitiate in Passau. He professed his first vows in the Society of the Divine Saviour at Passau on the feast of Mater Salvatoris, 11 October 1958. Once he had finished his studies of philosophy and theology, he was ordained a priest at the cathedral of Passau on 29 June 1964. When the Austrian Provincial Superior was asked by the Generalate if a confrere from his unit would be willing to go to Taiwan to support the Salvatorian Mission at Taipei, Fr. Andreas, who had expressed his wish to become a missionary already beforehand, saw this as an opportunity and put himself at the availability of that Asian Mission. He was active as a missionary from 1965 until 2000, mainly working with the natives at Wulai, where he built among others, a unique church in Chinese style. At the beginning of the new millennium, Fr. Andreas came back to Europe. First, he lived and worked at Timisoara, until he went to Kaisermühlen in 2003, where he became the pastor of the Chinese community in Vienna until 2014. From that year on, because of his need for help after an accident, he lived at the Father Jordan Haus in Kaisermühlen. Fr. Andreas died in the middle of the Corona pandemic at the Wiener Rudolf Spital on 17 November 2020. He had just turned 83 years old and was for 62 years a Salvatorian.