Rev. Patrick O’Leary CC

Deceased

Parish Of Birth
Bantry

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

Details Of Ordination
St. Patrick’s College Chapel, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
20/6/1909

Appointments
Cathedral CC : 4/9/1927 – 9/12/1939

Kilmurry CC : 22/7/1922 – 4/9/1927

Uibh Laoire CC : 14/1/1917 – 22/7/1922

Ballydehob CC : 14/1/1914 – 14/1/1917

Chaplain, Presentation Convent, Crosshaven : 24/3/1912 – 14/1/1914

Chaplain, Bantry : 3/3/1912 – 24/3/1912

Ministry – Meath Diocese : 10/1909 – 1912

Notes
He was a nephew of Very Rev. Timothy Canon O’Leary, P.P., Glounthaune – with whom he shares a grave in Glounthaune.

It was while in the Cathedral parish that Father O’Leary became widely known and loved. He was actively associated with all confraternities in the parish, particularly the Girls and Youths Confraternities. He was also prominantly identified with the Legion of Mary in the parish. He was the Spiritual Director of the first Men’s Branch in Cork, which was started in the Cathedral Parish in 1934.
Another activity which he took an abiding interest in was the Catholic Boy Scout movement.

Date Of Death
9/12/1939

Place Of Death
Bon Secours Hospital, Cork

Place Of Burial
Sacred Heart Church Grounds, Glounthaune, Co. Cork

Obituary
His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Cohalan, Bishop of Cork, presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass in the Cathedral. The celebrant of the Mass was, Very Rev. Timothy Canon Cullinane, Adm., Cathedral; deacon was, Fr. Edward Fitzgerald, C.C., St. Finbarr’s South; sub-deacon was, Fr. John O’Mahony, C.C., Ca`thedral, and the master of ceremonies was, Fr. jeremiah O’Mahony, C.C., Cathedral.

Associated Links
His uncle, Very Rev. Timothy Canon O’Leary, PP