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Archdiocese honours jubilarians

WelCom September 2018:

Diocesan clergy and religious order clergy of the Archdiocese gathered for Mass on Tuesday 26 June to celebrate with and to honour those who have reached Ordination Jubilees. The Mass, followed by a luncheon, honoured Fr Pat McCann sm who celebrated 65 years of ordination, Msgr John Carde, Fr Pat Maloney, Fr Earl Crotty sm, (all 60 years), Fr John Craddock sm (50 years) and Bishop Paul Martin sm (25 years). Cardinal John Dew said, ‘We give thanks to God for those years of priestly service to the People of God in many different ways.’