Sunday, October 1, 2023

Mass celebrated in Cathedral to mark the 60th anniversary of Bishop-Emeritus Michael Smith’s ordination

To mark the 60th anniversary of his priestly ordination, Bishop-Emeritus Mic­hael Smith celebrated the 10am Mass in the Cathedral of Christ the King last Thursday, 9 March.

A native of Oldcastle, Co. Meath, Bishop Smith was ordained a priest in 1963, following his education at St Finian’s College, Mullingar and the Pontifical Irish College, Rome. He was ordained an auxiliary bishop of Meath in 1984 and co-adjutor Bishop of Meath on 10 October 1988. Bishop Smith retired in 2018.


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