GOB expresses condolences on passing of Bishop O.P. Martin

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Posted: Friday, February 17, 2017. 1:18 p.m. CST.

By BBN Staff: The Government of Belize (GOB) today issued a press release expressing its condolences to the family, friends and Roman Catholic Community on the passing of the Reverend Bishop Osmond Peter Martin.

Bishop Martin was born in Dangriga on December 4th, 1930, and served the Roman Catholic community for almost 40 years, beginning with his ordination to priesthood in 1959.

He served as a pastor for many years in several districts. In 1982, he was elevated to Bishop and in 1984 he was named Bishop of Belize City and Belmopan.

The GOB press release ends by stating that, “Bishop O.P. Martin served the Catholic community with great dedication, faithfulness and apostolic vision.”

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