Canon Thomas Scannell PP

Deceased

Parish Of Birth
Unspecified

Colleges Attended
St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth Co Kildare, Ireland

Details Of Ordination
St. Patrick’s College Chapel, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
13/6/1840

Appointments
Douglas PP : 1875 – 28/12/1886

Kilbrittain PP : 1872 – 1875

St. Patrick’s CC (Lr. Rd.) : 1867 – 1872

Kinsale CC : 1860 – 1867

Trappist Order/Mount Melleray : 1859 – 1860

Chaplain, Ursuline Convent, Blackrock : 01/1857 – 1859

St. Patrick’s CC (Lr. Rd.) : 1848 – 01/1857

Chaplain, Presentation Convent, Bandon : 1840 – 1848

Notes
During his appointment as Chaplain to the Ursuline Convent, Blackrock, he decided to give up missionary work in the diocese, and with the permission of Bishop Delany he joined the Trappist Order of Monks at Mount Melleray, Co. Waterford. There he found his health unequal to the austerities of that order and within a few days, he returned to the diocesan mission in Cork.

Date Of Death
28/12/1886

Place Of Death
The Presbytery, Douglas, Cork

Place Of Burial
St. Columba’s Church Grounds, Douglas, Cork

Obituary
His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr O’Callaghan, Bishop of Cork, preside at the Solemn Requiem Mass. Very Rev. Joseph Canon Shinkwin, P.P., Ovens, was the celebrant ; deacon was, Fr. James Brady, C.C., Ballinhassig; sub-deacon was, Fr. Denis McCarthy, C.C., Bandon, the master of ceremonies was, Fr James Fleming, C.C., St. Finbarr’s (South), and the assistant master of ceremonies was, Fr. James O’Mahony, Adm. Cathedral