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Canon Paul celebrates final Mass as Cathedral Dean

Canon David Paul celebrated his last Mass as Dean of St John the Baptist Cathedral on Thursday September 8.  He was joined by Bishop Alan Hopes and around 200 parishioners and well-wishers.

Mass was followed by a celebratory dinner in the Narthex which included culinary delights from all over the world, showcasing the cultural diversity of the Cathedral parish community. 

James McGarry, former chairman of the parish council thanked Canon Paul for his eight years of service and dedication to the parish.  Canon Paul expressed his gratitude for the support of the parish community and the blessings shared together over the years.

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Pictured above is Canon David Paul giving the homily at his final Mass at St John’s Cathedral and, below, being clapped at his farewell meal.