Vale: Fr Thomas Joseph Carra
Monday 10 September 2017
Media and Communications Office
Archbishop Hart has today announced the passing of Father Thomas Joseph Carra PE who died peacefully on Friday 8 September at Villa Maria Catholic Homes Berwick.
Ordained at St Patrick's Cathedral in 1958 and incardinated into the Archdiocese of Melbourne in May 1978, Fr Carra served as Assistant Priest at Werribee (1972-1976), St Kilda West (1976-1977) and Kingsville (1977-1979).
For nearly 20 years, Fr Carra served as parish Priest at Kingsville from 1988 until his retirement in 2007, when he was appointed Pastor Emeritus.
The Pontifical Funeral Mass will be held at Corpus Christi College, Kingsville on Friday 15 September and will be followed by burial at Maryknoll Cemetery, not far from where Fr Carra owned a house.