Please pray for the repose of the soul of FATHER VINCENT PAUL COLEMAN SJ, who died at the Mater Hospital, Crows Nest (Sydney) at about 7.00am on Monday 25 September 2017, aged 90 years.
Feb 1927 — Born in Melbourne, Victoria
Educated at Xavier College, Kew, Vic.
1946-47 — Studied Arts / Law at Melbourne University
1948-49 — Noviceship at Loyola College, Watsonia, Vic.
1950-52 — Philosophy at Loyola College, Watsonia, Vic.
1953-55 — Regency at Xavier College — Kostka Hall (1953, 1955) and Burke Hall (1954)
1956-59 — Theology at Canisius College, Pymble, NSW; ordained 07 January 1959
1960 — Xavier College — Burke Hall, Kew, Vic.: teacher (Latin, English, Religion), assistant prefect of studies
1961 — Tertianship at Sevenhill, SA (Tertian Instructor: Fr Henry Johnston SJ)
1962-68 — Sacred Heart Residence, North Sydney, NSW: sub-minister, assistant priest, director of Holy Name Confraternity for Men, Sodality of BVM, Manresa Social Club and CYO, Federal Pioneer Total Abstinence Association, Legion of Mary
1969-74 — Manresa, Norwood, SA: superior, parish priest, director of Sodality of BVM, chaplain to Youth Club and Loreto College, Marryatville
1975-85 — Sacred Heart Residence, North Sydney, NSW: superior, parish priest
1986-92 — Canisius College, Pymble, NSW: work in St Clair Parish, Parramatta Diocese (1986-89); chaplain to prisons (1986-87); chaplain at Mater Hospital, Crows Nest (1990-)
1993-2014 — North Sydney, NSW: chaplain at Mater Hospital, Crows Nest; chaplain at Mary MacKillop Chapel & Centre, North Sydney (1998-2006), assistant priest (2007-); chaplain to Sisters of Mercy, North Sydney (2013-). Resident at 2/22 Hazelbank Road, Wollstonecraft, since 2007
2015-17 — Arrupe House, Pymble, NSW: chaplain at Mater Hospital, Crows Nest, and Sisters of Mercy, North Sydney. Sunday Mass at St Joseph’s Church, Neutral Bay (from c. 2011). Resident at 2/22 Hazelbank Road, Wollstonecraft
7.30pm Wednesday 4 October 2017 at St Mary’s Church, North Sydney
10.00am Thursday 5 October 2017 at St Mary’s Church, North Sydney followed by burial at Macquarie Park Cemetery at about 12.30pm