Posts Tagged ‘Bishop Stuart O’Connell’

Bishop O’Connell – approachable and encouraging

Monday, September 23rd, 2019

He could talk with anyone at any time, he was very approachable and he was a great optimist. These were some of the many positive attributes of Bishop Stuart O’Connell, SM, recalled by speakers at a requiem Mass at Owairaka in Auckland on August 9. Bishop O’Connell, Bishop Emeritus of Rarotonga, died on August 2, Read more

Bishop Stuart O’Connell R.I.P

Monday, August 5th, 2019

The emeritus bishop of Rarotonga, Stuart O’Connell, died in Auckland on Friday at the Little Sisters of the Poor, St Joseph’s Home, Herne Bay. He had been ill with cancer for some time. Pope John Paul II appointed O’Connell to be the bishop of Rarotonga in November 1996. He was ordained bishop on February 22 Read more