Fr. Timm passed away last Friday afternoon (September 11) at the Holy Cross House in the University of Notre Dame campus in South Bend, Indiana, USA, at the age of 97.
His life as a Catholic missionary in Bangladesh is considered legendary – Fr. Timm, American Catholic priest and religious of the Congregation of the Holy Cross (CSC), was an educator and scientist who dedicated his whole life to the proclamation and witness of the Gospel in
Bangladesh. He was one of the founders of Notre Dame College and served as its sixth principal.