One of New Zealand’s oldest altar servers has died

A “shining light” of the Taranaki faith community, and arguably one of the country’s oldest altar servers, has died.

Sam, who had Down syndrome, became an altar server in 2002 and also regularly welcomed parishioners to weekly services, as a host at the door.

On March 1, he died at Chalmers rest home after a short illness, with his parents and brother by his side. Continue reading

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