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Vale Fr Bob Coghlan

Monday 26 March 2018

Media and Communications Office

Monsignor Greg Bennet, Vicar General of the Archdiocese of Melbourne, has today announced the passing of Fr Bob Coghlan. He writes:

Dear Friends

I write to inform you that Father Robert ‘Bob’ Francis Coghlan PE died peacefully in the morning of 24 March 2018 at St John of God Hospital, Geelong.

Father Bob would have celebrated his 80th birthday on 2 April.

Walk with Mary one of Melbourne’s biggest ever

Friday 23 March 2018

Media and Communications Office

Bishop Peter Elliott, celebrant at the Walk with Mary Mass at St Patrick’s Cathedral at the weekend, says, ‘it was the biggest ever ecumenical Walk with Mary; a huge crowd’.

Melburnians also witnessed the crowd during the afternoon after the St Pat’s Mass, as it processed through the streets of Melbourne to St Paul’s Anglican cathedral at the corner of Flinders and Swanston Streets.
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