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Archdiocese mourns Fr Peter Quin SJ


Fr Peter Quin SJ, the Parish Priest of St Ignatius, Toowong, passed away today.

The Australian Jesuits announced the death of the popular priest, who had been bravely fighting ill health: “RIP Fr Peter Quin SJ, who died peacefully at Wesley Hospital in Brisbane, aged 86, having lived 66 years as a Jesuit and served 52 years as a priest.”

The Archdiocese has paid tribute to Fr Quin, praising his decades of service: “We extend to Fr Peter’s family, the parishioners of St Ignatius, Toowong and to Fr Brian McCoy SJ, Provincial of the Society of Jesus in Australia, together with the members of the Jesuit Community in Australia, our deepest sympathy and prayers at this time.”

Funeral details were yet to be notified.

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