Rev. John Canty CC


Parish Of Birth

Colleges Attended
University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

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

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

Ballinhassig CC : 30/7/1952 – 7/9/1954

Chaplain, Cork Mental Hospital : 8/11/1943 – 30/7/1952

Chaplain, Ursuline Convent, Blackrock : 8/9/1940 – 8/11/1943

Chaplain, Clifton Convalescent Home : 7/7/1929 – 8/9/1940

Ballinhassig AP : 21/9/1928 – 7/7/1929

Clonakilty CC : 05/1927 – 21/9/1929

Ministry Abroad/ Liverpool : 1924 – 1927

Following his return from Liverpool his next appointment (Clonakilty) was on loan to the Diocese of Ross.
His appointment as assistant priest (AP) in Ballinhassig was as a substitute fro Fr. John Russell, P.P., who was attending the 29th Eucharistic Congress (6th – 9th. September, 1928) in Australia.
His family donated the site for St. Mary & St. John’s Church, Carrigaline, Co. Cork.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Bon Secours Hospital, Cork

Place Of Burial
St. Mary’s Cemetery, Carrigaline, Co. Cork

His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Lucey, Bishop of Cork, presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass at St. Finbarr’s Church (South Parish). The celebrant of the Mass was Rev. A. Murphy-O’Connor, C.C., The Lough; the deacon was Fr. John D. Bernard, C.C., Glanmire; the sub-deacon was Fr. Cornelius O’Brien, C.C., Carrignavar. The master of ceremonies was Fr. Thomas A. O’Regan, C.C., Ss. Peter and Paul’s.