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Funeral Mass of Father Robert Francis Coghlan Celebrated by Archbishop... Funeral Mass of Father Robert Francis Coghlan Celebrated by Archbishop...

Funeral Mass of Father Robert Francis Coghlan Celebrated by Archbishop...

Wednesday 4 April 2018

Dear Brothers and Sisters,We are gathered to farewell the soul of a dedicated and generous priest, Father Robert Francis Coghlan, who died at St John of God Hospital, nine days before his eightieth birthday, on the Saturday before Palm Sunday. He was already in the 80th year of his age and the 53rd year of his priesthood, at that time resident at Rice Village here in Geelong where he was born and nurtured. Together with his sister Norma, his niece Anne and his family, we priests and people of the Archdiocese pay tribute to Father Bob's gentle, compassionate use of the priesthood of Jesus...

Easter Sunday Mass celebrated at Saint Patrick’s Cathedral, Melbourne

Sunday 1 April 2018

“I am risen and I am with you. Alleluia!”

Dear Brothers and Sisters,

Welcome to Saint Patrick’s Cathedral as we celebrate the greatest feast of our Church Year. This is indeed the day the Lord has made. We rejoice because Christ is risen from the dead and through Baptism he has given us his risen life. Each year we celebrate the resurrection because we know that we are always destined for higher things.

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