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Joseph Angelo (Bishop Joe) Grech DD

Funeral Details

1:00 PM
Thursday 6th January 2011 at Sacred Heart Catholic Cathedral, 81 Wattle St, Bendigo, VIC

Mulqueen Family Funerals
(03) 5443 4455
On the day before, Wednesday 5th January 2011, the Bishop’s body will arrive at the Cathedral at 6.30 PM. Prayer will commence at 7.00 PM and the Cathedral will close at 9.00 PM. On the Thursday morning, prayer of the church will be offered for Bishop Grech at St Kilians Church, 181 McCrae St, Bendigo commencing at 8.00 AM and concluding at 9.00 AM.

Born Balzan, Malta, 10 December 1948
& ordained a priest, 30 December 1974
Installed as sixth Bishop of Sandhurst,
27 April 2001 - 28 December 2010
"Tuis enim fidelibus, Domine, vita mutatur, non tollitur: et dissoluta terrestris huius incolatus domo, aeterna in coelis habitatio comparatur."



January 6th, 2011 at 10:59 am

Only met Bishop Joe Grech at a Charismatic Renewal retreat a couple of years ago. I was so struck by his goodness that I asked him to bless my husband and myself. I feel I have lost a friend. RIP Bishop Grech, you will be sadly missed but always remembered.

Lizzie Moore

January 3rd, 2011 at 3:32 pm

"... and I will give him the Morning Star." (Rev. 2) {Thank you for publicising this site, Tony C.}


January 3rd, 2011 at 12:43 pm

Rest in peace, Bishop Joe. A great man and friend, and a wonderful example of faith.


January 3rd, 2011 at 11:22 am

Thank you for your priestly ministry to all who were priviliged to be in your presence at Mass, Conferences, or just one to one. Please pray for us Bishop Joe.


January 3rd, 2011 at 6:45 am

I will never forget your kindness to me and to the boys. Rest in peace, Bishop Joe.

The Vellas

January 1st, 2011 at 1:06 pm

We are all filled with sadness to hear of the passing of our beloved friend, Bishop Joe Grech. May eternal ight shine on him.


January 1st, 2011 at 1:03 pm

May the angels welcome you to paradise, Bishop Joe. You were a very good man who inspired SOOOO many of us.

Tony Cleary

January 1st, 2011 at 1:01 pm

Bishop Joe: Your help and support during our difficult times will always be remembered. May you rest in peace. Tony and Amanda

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