Posts Tagged ‘Death of priest’

Palmerston North priest dies after 70 years of priestly service

Monday, November 6th, 2017

Fr Patrick Joseph Cumisky passed away peacefully in Wanganui last Wednesday at the age of 96. His Funeral Mass takes place in Wanganui on Thursday, November 9. Cumiskey was educated at Mohill Boys National School, St Mel’s College Longford and All Hallows College Drumcondra, Dublin. He was ordained a priest in All Hallows on Sunday, 30th Read more

Journalist turned Catholic priest Father Eric Urlich dies, 90

Monday, October 2nd, 2017

Before he let God into his soul, Father Eric Urlich had ink running thick through his veins. The Catholic priest spent the first part of his life indulging his inquiring mind as a journalist before committing to the church at the age of 50. Continue reading Related Posts:The Jew who became a priest will be Read more

Pā Steve Hancy RIP

Thursday, June 22nd, 2017

Pā Steven Thomas Hancy was born in Wairoa on 23rd September 1953 and passed away in Whanganui on 27th May 2017. Pā was ordained at Mohaka Marae by Bishop Peter Cullinane on 6 February 1988 and served in the parishes of Hawera, Taradale, New Plymouth, Patea and Waverley, Hastings West, Central Hawkes Bay and Whanganui. Read more