Father Bob 'afraid of the unknown'



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8 comments so far

  • poor, poor Fr Maguire... Poor poor pitiful me... boo hoo... what's to become of me... and me being so humble too... poor poor me...

    poor widdle bob
    Date and time
    January 27, 2012, 1:44PM
    • Welocme to the real world my freind,

      kimmy 1
      Date and time
      January 27, 2012, 4:08PM
      • pull your head in poor poor

        Date and time
        January 27, 2012, 4:20PM
        • kimmy 1, Fr Bob would have a better understanding of the 'real world' than most of us.

          Date and time
          January 28, 2012, 1:25AM
          • Show me the money!

            Elmos Nemesis
            Date and time
            January 28, 2012, 10:58AM
            • Good luck Bob.You'll be right,your a top guy and have done a heap for so many.
              Ignore these people with the negative statements,you've done more good than they could ever dream of.
              All the best

              Date and time
              January 29, 2012, 5:27AM
              • For years now, it's all about Bob McGuire. Just as it's all about Les Twentyman. And it's all about Noel McNamara. Dudes think they are bigger and more important than what they represent. And 3aw/Herald-Sun just love making them heroes, just as they did with Bruce Ruxton. But oddly, Tim Costello has never been revered by the conservative, white bread media.

                Date and time
                January 30, 2012, 9:06AM
                • Mmmmm. Interesting. I once worked with Father Bob at the street kids organisation he was involved with then. I chose to leave. Nice man but with a scant regard for everyday 'financial accountability'. I do believe the Catholic Church may be being very kind to him by stating he's being retired because of his 'grand age'. Good luck Bob. Best wishes on this new adventure. You're a survivor with a myriad of supporters.

                  Date and time
                  January 30, 2012, 11:04AM

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