|Victoria||SANDHURST BISHOP RESIGNS|
The Vatican has announced the resignation of Bishop Noel Daly from pastoral care of the Diocese of Sandhurst, due to prolonged ill health.|
71 year old Bishop Daly has served the diocese as Bishop for 21 years. During that time, he introduced many pastoral initiatives and offices including Centacare, Faith Education Sandhurst, Renew and the Ministry to Priests Program. He established the Sandhurst Diocesan Development Fund, which has helped finance many parish buildings and improvements.
The Diocesan Consultors have elected Monsignor John Duffus as the Diocesan Administrator to take care of the Diocese while it awaits its new Bishop. Mgr Duffus is presently administrator of the Cathedral Parish and will continue as the Chancellor of the diocese and Marriage Tribunal Official.
|6 July 00|