Archive for January, 2008

New Passionists ….

29 January, 2008

Religious Professions took place in Lima Peru on 5th January 2008.

Today in Marrickville (Sydney, Australia) the 2008 Novitiate begins with a Clothing Ceremony taking place at Evening Prayer.  In this ceremony our novice receives the Habit of the Passion.

Funeral Message from Superior General

24 January, 2008

The Passionist Superior General, Father Ottaviano D’Egidio, C.P., sent a message and greeting from Rome which was read at the Funeral Service for Bishop Paul Michael Boyle, C.P.

Read the message from the Superior General here

A Selection of Photos

20 January, 2008

You can view a selection of photos from the Wake and Funeral of Bishop Paul Michael Boyle, C.P.  here

My personal thanks to Father Bob Weiss, C.P., and the Passionist Community in Detroit for their gracious welcome and hospitality.

My thanks to Father Blaise, C.P., for making these photos available.

Into your hands, Father of Mercies ….

20 January, 2008

Bishop Charles Dufour, D.D., of the Diocese of Montego Bay, Jamaica, West Indies was Principal Celebrant of the Funeral Mass for Bishop Boyle held at the Church of St. Catherine Of Siena, Detroit on 16th January 2008.

More photos coming soon!

The Funeral for Bishop Paul Michael Boyle, C.P.

12 January, 2008

There will be no blog entries for about a week or so as I leave Sydney tomorrow (Sunday 13th January 2008) to represent the Passionist Holy Spirit Province (Australia, New Zealand and Papua New Guinea) at the funeral for Bishop Paul Michael Boyle, C.P. in Detroit, USA.

St. Paul of the Cross Retreat Centre
23333 Schoolcraft
Detroit MI
Wake: 3 p.m. to 7.00 p.m.
Service: 7.00 p.m.

St. Catherine Church (St. Gemma Church)
23450 Davidson
Detroit, MI
Mass of Christian Burial: 10.00 a.m.
Burial: Passionist Community

All powerful God, grant to our brother Paul, one with us in the sacred bonds of the Passion, forgiveness of his sins. His desire on earth was to be like Christ, your Son. May he rejoice in his presence and praise you for ever.