Posts Tagged ‘Birthday’

Bishop Owen Dolan celebrates 90 years

Thursday, November 22nd, 2018

Bishop Owen Dolan recently celebrated his 90th birthday at a gathering in Palmerston North with fellow Bishops, priests, diocesan staff, parishioners and friends. Bishop Peter Cullinane paid tribute to this ‘great and lovable man’. Continue reading

Fr Damian celebrates his 89th birthday

Thursday, July 26th, 2018
Fr Damian

Father Damian Marinus celebrated his 89th birthday last Saturday. He arrived in the Cook Islands with his life-long friend Father John Rovers on November 11, 1957. His first appointments in the Cook Islands were to Mauke and Atiu. “Over time, Father John identified with Mauke and Father Damian with Atiu,” said Bishop Paul Donoghue speaking Read more

Benedict XVI celebrates 89th birthday

Tuesday, April 19th, 2016

Pope Francis has said thanks should be given for Benedict XVI on the Pope emeritus’s 89th birthday “Today is Benedict XVI’s birthday,” Francis tweeted on April 16. “Let us remember him in our prayers and thank God for giving him to the Church and the world.” Continue reading

Benedict XVI turns 88, prepares to meet the Lord

Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

As he turns 88, Pope emeritus Benedict XVI is prayerfully preparing to meet the Lord. In an interview with an Italian television station, the retired Pope’s private secretary Archbishop Georg Ganswein mentioned Benedict’s ongoing dialogue of prayer. Archbishop Ganswein told Mediaset’s La strada dei miracoli programme, “It is clear that a man who soon will turn 88 Read more