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Fr Jeremiah O’Reily OFMCap…

…and the Early Catholic History of Wellington (1) In the winter of 1880, as he lay bedridden by his last illness, Father Jeremiah Purcell O’Reily OFMCap remarked wryly that “he didn’t know he had so many friends until he became frail”. Visitors flocked to his bedside in a room adjoining his beloved church of St […]