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Fr John Lopdell Mori SM(Comments Off on Fr John Lopdell Mori SM)

September 29, 2019

Born in Napier, 5 May 1943
Professed at Highden, 7 January 1963
Ordained, 1 July 1967
Died in Napier, 24 July 2019

Although John was born in Napier, his family later moved to Wellington. He was educated at the Petone Convent School and St Patrick’s College town.… More

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Fr Michael Fitzgerald SM

Born in Wellington, 14 September 1946
Professed 14 January 1967
Ordained 30 June 1971
Died 11 February 2019, Suva, Fiji

When Fr Craig Larkin was dying, he put a Bible on the visitor’s chair, and when visitors came, he would ask them to read to him their favourite passage.… More

Fr Brian Quin SM

Born 6 February 1937

Professed 11 January 1968

Ordained 24 June 1972

Died 24 March 2018

Edited eulogy by Fr Phil Cody SM

Pikitia ki te tihi o tōu maunga kia pupuri ai te ātaahua o Rangi rāua ko Papa.
Climb to the top of your mountain and there you will grasp the harmony of Heaven and Earth.

Fr Kevin O’Donoghue sm

Born in Hastings, 5 January 1926

Professed 11 February 1946

Ordained 17 December 1950

Died at the Home of Compassion, Silverstream, 31 July 2017

It is said that Kevin cut quite a figure in Hastings as a youngster: bright eyed, bursting with musical ability, playing the piano for all sorts of activities.… More

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