20 July, 2020

Remembering Fr Don Hughes OMI

Prayer for the Dead, Roman Missal III

We implore your kindness, O God,

for your servant and Priest,

that, as you made him a steward of your mysteries on earth,

so you may bring him to be nourished

by their truth and reality as unveiled in heaven.

In memoriam

Fr Don Hughes OMI

Rector of St Charles Seminary (2004-2009)

Fr Don Hughes was born in Fremantle, WA on 23 August 1932, and educated at CBC Fremantle. Intending to become a diocesan priest, he studied Philosophy at St Charles Seminary, but then joined the Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate in 1953. Having served the Church in various roles, he returned as Rector of St Charles Seminary in 2004. Fr Don passed away in the early hours of the morning at the age of 87 on 20 July, 2020.

The community of St Charles Seminary expresses its profound appreciation and gratitude for the life and ministry of Fr Don Hughes OMI, the significant role that he played as Rector of St Charles Seminary, and his contribution to the life of the Church here in the Archdiocese of Perth. We offer our sincere condolences to those grieving at the loss of Fr Don and assure them of our thoughts and prayers for them at this time. And we pray for Fr Don: requiescat in pace.

Fr Don Hughes OMI

1932-2020

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