Maitland-Newcastle Bishop Bill Wright remembered as a champion of the people at funeral mass in Hamilton

Ian Kirkwood
By Ian Kirkwood
Updated November 25 2021 - 2:51am, first published November 24 2021 - 1:00am
FAMILIAR FACE: Reverend Bill Wright, remembered today as a servant of the Catholic Church and Bishop of Maitland-Newcastle for 10 years.

SACRED Heart Cathedral at Hamilton resounded with choral singing and silence between words as an invited congregation celebrated the life of Bishop Bill Wright in a solemn pontifical mass conducted by the Archbishop of Sydney, Reverend Anthony Fisher.

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Ian Kirkwood

Ian Kirkwood

Journalist

Reporting journalist at the Newcastle Herald since 1987. Editorial writer, general reporter, industrial relations, industry and coal.