Kevin’s goodbye

October 28, 2008 in General, News

korourke_01b.jpgOn Thursday 23rd October 2008 Fr Kevin O’Rourke’s kith and kin and fellow-workers gathered in the Mission Office to celebrate his twelve years of dedicated service and to thank him for his gentle, caring and listening presence to so many in the past years. The oldest missionary present, Fr. John Fitzgerald, presented to Kevin on behalf of all missionaries a beautiful Ethiopian icon of the passion and resurrection of Christ and a Rwandan batik of the most renowned refugee family – the Holy Family in their flight into Egypt. Pictured are Richard O’Dwyer, Kevin O’Rourke, John Fitzgerald, and John Guiney.