Monday, June 27, 2011

AUSTRALIA: REMAINS OF 1ST BISHOP TO BE INTERRED IN CATHEDRAL

Screenshot from The West Australian

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CATH NEWS REPORT: The remains of the first Catholic bishop of Perth, John Brady, are back in WA, to be re-interred to a new crypt under the city's St Mary's Cathedral in August, reports the West Australian.


Archbishop Barry Hickey said the project to bring back the remains of Bishop Brady had gone smoothly. "The Church, in a formal sense, dates back to his arrival," he said.The remains, exhumed by a team from the Catholic Church in WA, have been brought back from France in a purpose-built ossuary. They will join the remains of two bishops and three archbishops also re-interred at St Mary's.

"He represents the beginning of the work of the Catholic Church of Western Australia."

Archbishop Hickey will preside over a re-interment mass at St Mary's on August 2. The remains will be transferred to the crypt

http://www.cathnews.com/article.aspx?aeid=26966A

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