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Prayer for October 23rd

BLESSED ARE THE HUMBLE OF HEART, FOR THEY SHALL SEE YOU, OUR GOD, AS YOU REALLY ARE. REWARD THEM, JESUS.

List of Deceased Clergy, only year of death known
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This is an historical record of the death of clergy in Australia for the 23rd of October:
  • 2012
    Rev William Keating  Born 18/12/1924; ordained 22/07/1951; Canberra, Cobargo, Young, Grenfell, Bega, Boorowa, Braddon, Adaminaby, Narooma, Taralga, Moruya, Bermagui. Archdiocese of Canberra and Goulburn
  • 1892
    Rev Michael O'Dea  Parkes, Molong, etc, NSW
  • 1920
    Rev Peter O'Reilly  Latrobe, Deloraine, Hobart, Ulverstone, Cygnet, Campbelltown, etc, Tas
  • 1941
    Rev Michael Galvin  Footscray, etc, Vic
  • 1948
    Rev Patrick Francis Solanus McNamara OFM  Sydney, etc
  • 1953
    Rev Michael Heath  Peak Hill, etc, NSW
  • 1964
    Rev Patrick H Fanning MSC  Kensington, NSW; Moonah, Tas; Ballarat, Vic, etc
  • 1973
    Rev Bernard Ambrozic OFM  Sydney, etc
  • 1984
    Rev Vittorina Alessandro OFMCap  
  • 1985
    Denis Daniel Patrick O'Brien  Inglewood, Wycheproof, etc, Vic
  • 1994
    Rev William Daniel SJ  Parkville, Vic, etc
  • 2003
    Rev Martin Brady  Coolangatta, Tugun, etc, Qld
  • 2007
    Rev Paul Fitzgerald OFM  
Clergy who died in October, exact date of death unknown:
  • Rev Michael Conlon   Ballarat dioc, Vic
  • 1879Rev Michael Renehan   Drayton, etc, Qld; Sydney
  • 1880Rev Eugenio Ricci   Toowoomba, Qld
  • 1887Rev F Farrelly   Sydney
  • 1889Rev Patrick Riordan   Portland, Melbourne, etc, Vic
  • 1903Brosnan   Sydney
  • 1930Rev Richard Timothy Daly   Goulburn dioc, NSW
  • 1932Rev Michael Quinn   Ballarat dioc, Vic
  • 1979Rev John Comerford   Rockhampton, Mackay, Bundaberg, Blackall, Tambo, Aramac, Marian, etc, Qld
  • 1987Rev Denis Daly   Sydney

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