Rev. Matthias Francis (Matt) Murphy CC


Parish Of Birth
Ss. Peter & Paul’s

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

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

Blackrock CC : 19/6/1965 – 20/9/1972

Chaplain, Naval Base : 5/1/1963 – 19/6/1965

Chaplain, Our Lady’s Hospital : 21/12/1957 – 5/1/1963

Kilmichael CC : 31/10/1953 – 21/12/1957

Chaplain, Little Sisters of the Poor : 15/8/1948 – 31/10/1953

Chaplain, Sisters of St. Vincent de Paul, Dunmanway : 3/12/1942 – 15/8/1948

He died (suddenly) in San Sebastian, Spain, while on the Blackrock Parish pilgrimage to Lourdes.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
San Sebastian, Spain

Place Of Burial
St. Michael’s Church Grounds, Blackrock. Cork

His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Lucey, Bishop of Cork & Ross presided at the Concelebrated Requiem Mass. The principal concelebrant was, Very Rev. Mons. R. Roynane, P.P., Mallow, and the co-concelebrants were Fr. Bertie O’Mahony, C.C., Blackrock; Rev. Dr. Timothy Crowley, Adm., St. Finbarr’s South; Fr. M. Kelleher, C.C., Buttevant and Fr. Diarmuid O’Connor, C.C., Farran.