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Bishop John Doaninoel SM(0)

December 1, 2018

Born 1 March 1950 in Tinputz, Bougainville
Professed 2 February 1976
Ordained Priest 20 December 1980
Ordained Bishop 8 March 2008
Died 7 August 2018, at Holy Cross Residence, Honiara

Bishop John Doaninoel was described as an important and a powerful Marist figure in the Church in Oceania.… More

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Fr Paul Cooney SM

Born 16 March 1953
Professed 21 January 1973
Ordained 3 June 1978
Died 5 August 2018

Paul Cooney, born on the 16th of March 1953, was raised the second of eight children of Ben and Joan Cooney in the New South Wales south coast town of Thirroul.… More

Fr John Jago SM

Born 1 September 1932
Professed 2 February 1964
Ordained 19 August 1967
Died 17 July 2018

This is an edited version of the funeral homily given by Fr Tom Ryan SM.

John Jago was born in Grafton, NSW, the first of five children.… More

Fr Brian Conaghan SM

Born in Rozelle, Sydney,
12 November 1931
Professed 2 February1951
Died 2 July 2018

Brian Conaghan (“Connie”), was one of five children born to Patrick and Delma. The eldest child died of whooping cough at the age of five. A younger sister of Brian’s joined the Parramatta Sisters of Mercy and was matron of the Stella Maris nursing home at Cronulla for 25 years. … More


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