Rev. John Hennessy CC


Parish Of Birth

Colleges Attended
Munster University, Germany

Irish College Louvain, Belgium

Details Of Ordination
St. Patrick’s Pro-Cathedral, Skibbereen, Co. Cork

Leap CC : 1889 – 10/4/1892

Castlehaven CC : 10/1882 – 1889

Ardfield CC : 09/1882 – 10/1882

Chaplain, Skibbereen Workhouse : 03/1881 – 09/1882

Timoleague CC : 1881 – 03/1881

KIlmeen C.C. : 04/1877 – 1881

Sherkin Island CC : 05/1875 – 04/1877

Timoleague CC : 03/1875 – 05/1875

He began his studies for the priesthood at Munster College, Germany. After three years he entered Louvain, and subsequently spent three years with the Jesuit Order in Belgium.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Parochial House, Leap, Co. Cork

Place Of Burial
Clogagh Cemetery, Timoleague, Co. Cork

His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Fitzgerald, Bishop of Ross, presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass at St. Mary’s Church, Leap. The celebrant of the Mass was, Fr. Timothy G. O’Hea, C.C., Leap; deacon was, Fr. Patrick Hennessy, C.C., Aughadown; sub-deacon was, Fr. John Daly, C.C., Skibbereen, and the master of ceremonies was, Fr. Michael Cunningham, C.C., Skibbereen.