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Br Raymond (Anthony John) Kelleher SM(0)

August 1, 2018

Born in Oamaru 15 February 1938

Professed 15 August 1957

Died in Hawkes Bay on 26 June 2018

Thanks to Fr John Walls SM, for this summary of his eulogy.

Anthony John Kelleher's life trip began in Oamaru, 80 years ago.… More

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Fr Jean Hénaff SM

Born in Brittany, France 23 November 1924

Professed 24 September 1948

Died at the Médipôle Hospital at Dumbéa, near Nouméa 9 March 2018.


Edited eulogy by Fr. François Grossin SM- Translated by Elizabeth Charlton

Aged 93, Father Jean Hénaff was the oldest of the Archdiocese’s priests and of the Marists in Oceania.… More

Fr Donald Forbes Hamilton SM


Born in Hastings 2 December 1931
Professed 2 February 1952
Ordained 25 July 1956
by Archbishop McKeefry
Died in Hastings 24 January 2018

Donald Hamilton was the ninth of Bill and Nell Hamilton’s thirteen children. The Sisters of St Joseph schooled Don in his primary years at St Joseph’s Convent, Hastings, and in the later 1940s he attended the old St John’s College.… More

Br Peter Somers SM

Born in Sydney 1 January 1940

Professed 1 January 1962

Died in Sydney 15 January 2018

Br Peter Somers SM was a man noted especially for his simplicity and kindness. He died just a month after he announced casually to his community that he was going to see the doctor about a melanoma he had had removed a few days before.… More

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