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Jesuit Father Gregory Jordan remembered with love

EMOTIONAL tributes are flowing from across Australia for beloved spiritual grandfather, Brisbane-based Jesuit Father Gregory Jordan, who died suddenly on July 19, aged 85. Fr Jordan collapsed while proclaiming the Gospel in Mass at St Ignatius Church, Toowong, and was taken to the Wesley Hospital in a critical condition. He died a few hours later. Prime Minister Tony Abbott, government ... Read More »

New priest for Rockhampton diocese

Fr Andrew Hogan

ROCKHAMPTON diocese opened their arms wide to welcome back local man Andrew Hogan not as a country boy, but as one of their newest priests. Born and raised in Rockhampton, Fr Andrew Hogan was ordained a priest by Rockhampton Bishop Michael McCarthy at St Joseph’s Cathedral last night Wednesday, December 4. A large congregation gathered to witness the ordination, including ... Read More »

Following his father’s footsteps

Marist Father John Begg with his father's war medals

FR John Begg was six when his father died after being wounded in war, and he was later to give part of his own life in service of others in the same part of the world. Fr John was the first to find his 36-year-old father dead. It was April 29, 1946, and 68 years later Fr John remembers it ... Read More »

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