Bishop Bill Wright interred at Maitland after COVID-limited 'solemn pontifical mass' at Sacred Heart Cathedral, Hamilton |VIDEO

Ian Kirkwood
Updated November 25 2021 - 9:26am, first published 6:00am
Funeral photos: Peter Stoop, David Stedman and funeral video livestream. Images of Bishop Bill from the Herald's files.

COVID masks could not hide the emotion of many during a solemn pontifical mass at Sacred Heart Cathedral yesterday to celebrate the life of Bishop William Joseph (Bill) Wright.

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Ian Kirkwood

Ian Kirkwood


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

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