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Fr Jean Hénaff SM(Comments Off on Fr Jean Hénaff SM)

May 2, 2018

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

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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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Br Jean Michel Kaikilekofe sm

Born in Vaisei, Futuna, 10 July1934

Professed 19 March 1965

Died in Sia, Wallis, 21 October 2017

Akileo Kaikilekofe, was born in Vaisei, Futuna, on 10 July, 1934. He took the name of Brother Jean-Michel, when making his religious profession in the Society of Mary, at Nakety, New Caledonia, on 19 March 1965.… More

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