Very Rev. Canon Mitchell Kelly PP

Deceased

Parish Of Birth
Manchester

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

Details Of Ordination
St. Patrick’s College Chapel, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
21/6/1931

Appointments
Ballincollig PP : 20/6/1974 – 3/1/1979

Clontead PP : 20/6/1968 – 20/6/1974

St. Patrick’s CC (Lr. Rd.) : 15/3/1956 – 20/6/1968

South Parish CC : 30/1/1954 – 15/3/1956

St. Finbarr’s Seminary, Farranferris : 5/9/1932 – 30/1/1954

Post-Graduate Studies/Maynooth : 1931 – 1932

Notes
Appointed Canon of the Cathedral Chapter on the 28/6/1977.
He built St. Joseph’s Church, Riverstick (1972) – c.f. ‘The Fold’ (Cork Diocesan magazine) of July 1972
Canon Kelly was an enthusiastic radio amateur who broadcasted nightly to all parts of the world.
Another hobby of his was boatbuilding.

Date Of Death
3/1/1979

Place Of Death
Mercy Hospital, Cork

Place Of Burial
St. Mary & St. John Church Grounds, Ballincollig, Co. Cork

Obituary
His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. C. Lucey, Bishop of Cork and Ross, presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass. The chief concelebrant was, Most Rev. Dr. Michael Murphy, Coadjutor Bishop of Cork and Ross.