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Father Carney’s Requiem Mass

January 21, 2008 4:28 pm

Pontifical Requiem Mass for the repose of the soul of Reverend Father James’ Jim’ Carney was celebrated in St. Carthage’s Cathedral Lismore on Monday January 14, 2008. Interment followed at East Lismore Cemetery. Father Carney had been living in retirement in Melbourne. He was the son of the late Tom and Mary Carney and loved brother and brother-in-law of Maureen and Barry Power, Dorothea and Ian Roy, Ellen and Terry Barnes and uncle of their families. Principal celebrant of the Mass was the Bishop of Lismore, the Most Reverend Geoffrey Jarrett, assisted by Bishop Peter Elliott, Auxiliary Bishop of Melbourne and a friend of many years to Father Jim. Priests of the Lismore Diocese also concelebrated the Mass. The homily was preached by Bishop Peter Elliott.
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