Father Kane celebrates 40th anniversary

LANDMARK . . . pictured at the mass (front, l-r) are Bishop Joseph Devine, Father Robert Kane and Cardinal Keith O'Brien.
LANDMARK . . . pictured at the mass (front, l-r) are Bishop Joseph Devine, Father Robert Kane and Cardinal Keith O'Brien.

PARISHIONERS of a Newarthill based church came together at the weekend to celebrate the 40th anniversary of a popular priest’s ordination.

Father Robert Kane of St Teresa’s Parish Church celebrated 40 years as a priest with a concelebrated mass last Friday which included guests Cardinal Keith O’Brien and Bishop Joseph Devine.

GIFT . . . Father Robert Kane is pictured with his painting which was commissioned for him.

GIFT . . . Father Robert Kane is pictured with his painting which was commissioned for him.

Father Kane, who has been at the church for six years, received a special painting from the members of St Teresa’s which was commissioned to mark the occasion.

The following evening a celebration dinner was also held to celebrate the anniversary.

For more pictures, see this week’s Times & Speaker, dated Thursday, November 17.