Rev. Andrew O’Connell


Parish Of Birth

Colleges Attended
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

Sick Leave

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.

Associated Links
His brother, Fr. Charles