Parish Of Birth
St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth Co Kildare, Ireland
Details Of Ordination
St. Patrick’s College Chapel, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
Ministry Abroad/ Brooklyn N.Y. : 1872 – 1888
Kilbrittain CC : 1869 – 1870
Chaplain, Convent of Mercy, Bantry : 1868 – 1869
He was a brother of Fr. Charles O’Connell, C.C., Carrig na bhFear (1859-1872).
In 1870 when his health began to fail he accepted ministry in Sheffield, England. However, when his brother’s (Charles) health began to fail, he returned to Cork, and he took his brother’s place in Carrig na bhFear. Following his brother’s death (24/9/1872) he once again left Ireland and went to Brooklyn. On the 7/8/1877 he was appointed pastor of St. Malachy’s Parish, Brooklyn, East New York.
Date Of Death
Place Of Death
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.
Place Of Burial
Holy Cross Cemetery, Flatbush, Brooklyn, New York, U.S.A.
His brother, Fr. Charles