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Fr David Mullins SM(0)

April 1, 2019

Born in Christchurch, 29 September 1930
Professed 2 February 1952
Ordained 15 July 1956
Died 24 December 2018, St Joseph’s Home, Herne Bay, Auckland


There is a wonderful promise that Jesus gives us in the Gospel: “whoever sees the Son and believes in him shall have eternal life, and I shall raise him up on the last day.” Father David certainly acknowledged Jesus as the Son of God, believed in him, and based his life on that belief.… More

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Fr Cleofas Waisu Harisimae SM

Born 25 April 1976 in Malaita,
Solomon Islands, Diocese of Auki
Professed 28 December 2000, at Marist Training Centre, Tutu, Taveuni, Fiji
Ordained 10 December 2005
Died 19 October 2018 in Honiara

Fr. Cleofas was the third born in a family of nine.… More

Bishop John Doaninoel SM

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

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

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