anniversary
hope

hope

Last night our Christchurch seminarians gathered for dinner with a group of seminarians from the United States who are visiting New Zealand accompanying one of their...

Fr. Jack O’Connor

Fr. Jack O’Connor

This weekend marks the fiftieth anniversary of the ordination to priesthood of my uncle, and grand-Godfather (ie my Godmother's Godfather), Fr Jack O'Connor. Earlier in...

Fr. Jack O’Connor

Fr. Jack O’Connor

It is the end of a wonderful day of celebration of my uncle Jack's 50th jubilee of his ordination as a priest of the diocese of Christchurch. While the actual date is...

7 December 1985

7 December 1985

I'm not going to miss the opportunity to remind blog readers to pray for me. Twenty-Eight years ago today I was ordained a priest, by Bishop Denis Hanrahan, in the...

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