Posts Tagged ‘Requiem Mass’

All Black Kevin Skinner farewelled at requiem Mass Comments 0

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

All Black rugby hard-man of the 1950s Kevin Skinner was farewelled at a Catholic requiem Mass in Henderson in Auckland on July 25. New Zealand rugby nobility were at Holy Cross Catholic Church to pay tribute to Skinner, who played 20 tests and 63 games for the All Blacks between 1949 and 1956. Skinner died Read more

Requiem Mass for Peter Fatialofa Comments 0

Friday, November 8th, 2013

On Thursday a requiem mass was celebrated at the village Vaivase Tai, just inland of Apia, Samoa for  Rugby legend Peter Fatialofa, Eulogies were delivered at a service at the Catholic Church at Vaivase-Tai at 11am before the mass which was was held at 2pm. The Head of State, Ministers of Cabinet, members of the Read more

Richard III deserves a Catholic burial Comments 0

Friday, February 8th, 2013

Not so fast, Leicester Cathedral — Richard III was a Catholic, and his last resting place should be in a Catholic church. So argues Elena Curti, deputy editor of the London Tablet, following the news that archaeologists have confirmed the discovery of the king’s missing remains under a car par in Leicester. “The ‘appropriate’ rites Read more