Posts Tagged ‘ordination anniversary’

Bishop Peter Cullinane’s anniversary celebration was a party too

Thursday, June 4th, 2020

Bishop Peter Cullinane recently celebrated the 40th anniversary of his episcopal ordination. “How did I celebrate under lockdown?  – Jesus and I did it quietly together; we are hoping to celebrate with others later. He is in my bubble,” he told NZ Catholic. The anniversary on April 23 occurred when New Zeland was under Level Read more

Fr Harry Costello celebrates 60 years of priesthood

Monday, September 17th, 2018

Father Harry Costello was ordained 60 years ago, at the age of 25. Costello and three others will have their decades of service celebrated in a Jubilarians’ Mass at St Mary’s Church in Whanganui on September 18. Continue reading Related Posts:150 years later Lyttelton Catholic church closesPope Francis congratulates retired former Pope BenedictCatholic church will Read more

60 years a priest: “The less you say the more you say”

Thursday, August 17th, 2017

Father Don Morrison recently celebrated 60 years of priesthood. He told those gathered to honour the occasion that his first posting was to Pahiatua where the then parish priest advised him that “the less you say, the more you say.” “As a Martinborough parishioner, where Fr. Don celebrates vigil Mass on a Saturday evening, I Read more

Bishop Patrick Dunn celebrates 20 years as a bishop

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

Bishop Patrick Dunn of Auckland celebrated the twentieth anniversary of his ordination as bishop on July 25, the feast of the apostle James. On July 25, 1994, he was ordained as auxiliary to assist Bishop Denis Browne in Auckland. At a Mass at St Patrick’s Cathedral last Friday, Bishop Dunn dwelt on two things he Read more