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Ordination of Marius O'Reilly

posted November 24 2014

Bishop John Buckley ordained Reverend Marius O'Reilly to the Priesthood on Sunday, November 23rd, the Solemnity of Christ the King at the Church of the Real Presence in the City. . It was the second ordination to Priesthood this year in the Diocese. Bishop Buckley paid tribute to Fr. Marius and his family at the end of the ceremony, saying that how a family responds and supports a vocation is a... continue reading »

Death of Venerable Archdeacon Michael G. O'Brien

posted November 17 2014

Venerable Archdeacon Michael G. O'Brien has died in Nazareth House, Mallow.
Archdeacon O'Brien was a native of Innishannon and was ordained to priesthood in 1958. He ministered in Southwark Diocese for three years before returning to Blackrock as Chaplin. He was then appointed to the staff of Farranferris College. Following appointments to the Defence Forces in Haulbowline, Blackrock and Carrigaline... continue reading »

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November 26:
On this date in 2003, Canon Donall O'Callaghan, PP Bantry, died.

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