St Patrick’s Cathedral in Toowoomba was filled to overflowing for the ordination of the most Reverend Robert McGuckin as the Bishop of Toowoomba, and in a first for the Toowoomba Diocese, it was streamed over the internet. Bishop McGuckin suceeds William Morris, who was dissmissed from the post in controversial circumstances.
The Ordination Ceremony was preside over by principal consecrator His Grace Archbishop Mark Coleridge BA DSS, Archbishop of Brisbane, while Fr. Peter Schultz MC’d the event. Music at the event courtesy of Toowoomba Combined Churches and Toowoomba Choral Society.
Excerpts from the ordination of the new Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Toowoomba, Robert McGuckin: