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Fr John Thornhill SM(Comments Off on Fr John Thornhill SM)

October 31, 2019

Born in Brisbane, 13 May 1929
Professed, 2 February 1949
Ordained, 30 October 1955
Died in Sydney, 28 July 2019

Tribute by Fr Thomas Ryan SM

Among the many cameos of John’s life in the funeral eulogy of his nephew Eric Robinson, what stood out were the deep affection and love that were, and are, part of his family.… More

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Fr Bob Lee SM

Fr Robert Edward Lee SM
Born in Hawera, 18 February 1925
Professed at Highden, 11 February 1946
Ordained, 17 December 1950
Died in Heretaunga, 24 July 2019

We pray for and honour Father Robert Edward Lee, priest of the Society of Mary and cherished member of the Lee family.… More

Brother Joseph Lamb SM

Born in Wellington, 27 June 1934
Professed at Highden on 15 August 1954
Died in Napier, 15 June 2019

John Lamb, known to most of us as Brother Joe, had an identical twin, David. Joe’s mother came from Limerick, Ireland, and his father from Glasgow, Scotland.… More

Fr Christopher Austin SM

Born in Hastings NZ, 18 August 1936
Professed 7 January 1963
Ordained 1 July 1967
Died 20 May 2019 in Greenwich, NSW,

Christopher Austin grew up in Whakatu, Hawke’s Bay, and went to the Mangateretere Primary School. He received his secondary education from the Marist Fathers at St.… More

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