Posts Tagged ‘Bishop Basil Meeking’

Bishop Basil Meeking emeritus bishop of Christchurch R.I.P

Monday, June 15th, 2020

The emeritus bishop Christchurch, Basil Meeking, aged 90 passed away at Christchurch Hospital on 11 June after a short period of ill-health. Meeking was the seventh bishop of Christchurch. He was ordained as a priest in 1953 and then as a bishop in 1987. He served as bishop from 1987 until 1996. Meeking served in Read more

Former Christchurch Catholic bishop Basil Meeking dies

Thursday, June 11th, 2020

The seventh Catholic Bishop of Christchurch – Reverend Basil Meeking – has died. Meeking was first ordained as a priest in 1953 and served as Bishop of Christchurch from 1987 until 1996. Read more Related Posts:Stephen Lowe new bishop of AucklandArchbishop Martin now living permanently in WellingtonChristchurch diocese gets new General ManagerGielen to continue consolidating Read more

Ordination celebration – three new priests in Christchurch

Monday, July 10th, 2017

St. Mary’s Pro-Cathedral in Christchurch was packed with around 800 people to celebrate and witness Graeme Blackburn, Alister Castillo and Huynh Tran’s ordinations on Saturday 1 July. All three were ordained as diocesan priests for the Christchurch diocese, where they have been working as deacons. Supporters witnessing their priestly promises of obedience and service of Read more