Death

  • St John XXIII Parish Columbarium Blessed

    St John XXIII Parish Columbarium Blessed...
  • Fr Timothy Crowley’s Funeral Photographs

    Photographs from Fr Timothy Crowley’s Funeral: Click Here. The Funeral Mass for Fr Tim Crowley, a much-loved priest of the Diocese of Parramatta, was celebrated at St Bernadette’s Parish, Lalor Park, on Friday 17 February 2017. Fr Tim died in retirement in Victoria on Tuesday 7 February 2017, aged...
  • Sydney’s oldest priest dies at 99

    This story originally appeared in the Catholic Weekly. Fr Frank Martin died on 7 March at Sutherland Hospital. He was honoured last October with a papal honour, the Croce pro Ecclesia et Pontiface, for his “outstanding and very long and lasting devotion to the priesthood and to the archdiocese...
  • Death of Rev Fr Brian Clement Larkey

    View photos from the Funeral Mass here: Flickr A retired priest of the Diocese of Parramatta, Fr Brian Larkey, died on Monday 7 December in Concord Hospital. He was 83. The son of Clement and Mary Larkey, he grew up in the Sydney suburb of Belmore with his sisters...
  • Death of Fr David Roy Scott

    16 March 1926 – 8 November 2015 A retired priest of the Diocese of Parramatta, Rev Fr David Scott, died on Sunday 8 November at Holy Family Services Retirement Village. The Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 11am on Thursday 12 November at St Paul the Apostle...
  • Death is part of the journey that leads us to eternity with God

    Dear Brothers and Sisters, When I was about 12 years old I remember my mother telling me that there were certain topics that I should never bring up in conversation with people I didn’t know very well. Those topics were religion, politics and sex! In the late 1950s and...
  • Vale Rev Lou Breslan

    15 March 1923 – 17 October 2015 The Diocese of Parramatta lost one of its most-loved priests with the death of Fr Lou Breslan, aged 92, on Saturday 17 October 2015. A priest for 67 years, Fr Lou celebrated his Diamond Jubilee of ordination when he was Parish Priest...