GOB Expresses Condelences on Passing of Bishop O.P. Martin

Saturday, February 18th, 2017

Belmopan. February 17, 2017. The Government of Belize wishes to express its deepest condolences to the family, friends and Roman Catholic community on the passing of the Reverend Bishop Osmond Peter Martin.

Born in Dangriga on December 4th, 1930, Bishop Martin 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.

Bishop O.P. Martin served the Catholic community with great dedication, faithfulness and apostolic vision.

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