Rev. Dr. Timothy Pierce (Timmy) Crowley PE


Parish Of Birth
The Lough

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

Details Of Ordination
St. Patrick’s College Chapel, Maynooth, Co. Kildare

Retired ex Douglas PP : 8/6/1992

Douglas PP : 16/9/1980 – 8/6/1992

Kinsale PP : 16/8/1976 – 16/9/1980

South Parish Adm. : 11/9/1971 – 16/8/1976

St Patrick’s College, Maynooth/Prof. Philosphy : 12/10/1948 – 11/9/1971

Cathedral AP : 13/9/1946 – 12/10/1948

Chaplain, Ursuline Convent, Blackrock : 1/11/1944 – 13/9/1946

Post-Graduate Studies/Maynooth : 1942 – 1944

Appointed V.F. on the 16/8/1976.
Appointed Canon of the Cathedral Chapter on the 5/10/1976.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Bon Secours Hospital, Cork

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

Canon Timothy Crowley, former parish priest of Douglas parish, died on the Feast of the Sacred Heart, June 6th, 1997.
A native of the Lough parish, Cork, he was born in 1917 and was ordained in 1942.
Having completed post-graduate studies at St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth, in 1944, he was appointed Chaplain to the Ursuline Convent, Blackrock, where he ministered for two years, before being appointed Assistant Curate at the Cathedral.
In 1948, he returned to the national seminary at St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth, as Professor of Philosophy, a post he held for 23 years, during which time he taught many of the priests of the dioceses.
In 1971, he returned to Cork and was appointed Administrator of the South Parish. He moved to Kinsale as Parish Priest in 1976, the same year in which he was appointed a member of the Cathedral Chapter.
In 1980, he was appointed Parish Priest of Douglas where he ministered until he retired in June 1992.
He was buried on June 9th, in the church grounds at St. Columba’s Church, Douglas.

Published in the Cork and Ross Diocesan Directory 1999.