Heng Ee: A School that Practises Inclusiveness

loading Rev. Father Arthur Julien's statue in the school campus.

Heng Ee owes its humble beginnings to the lifelong dedication of Rev. Father Arthur Julien. Born in Belgium in 1917, young Julien embarked on the road less taken after witnessing the hostility his father faced as a customs official.1He joined the Society of Foreign Missions of Paris (M.E.P.) upon completing high school to be trained as a missionary. During the turbulent years of the Second World War, Julien, at the young age of 27, became a priest.2

After completing his missionary work in France, northern Africa, Vietnam and Italy in 1946, Father Julien went on to China and gained invaluable experiences there which altered his perception of life.

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