Very Rev. John W. Roche PP


Parish Of Birth

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

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

Clontead CC : 4/1/1914 – 4/9/1937

Glanmire CC : 4/5/1907 – 4/1/1914

Spike Island CC : 9/4/1899 – 4/5/1907

Kilmurry CC : 18/7/1897 – 9/4/1899

Caheragh CC : 27/3/1892 – 18/7/1897

Watergrasshill CC : 23/12/1888 – 27/3/1892

Chaplain, Convent of Mercy, Bantry : 5/5/1888 – 23/12/1888

Chaplain, Schull Workhouse : 7/8/1887 – 5/5/1888

Chaplain, Presentation Convent, Crosshaven : 10/1886 – 7/8/1887

Ministry Abroad/Glasgow : 1885 – 1886

He was an uncle of Very Rev. Canon Michael Roche, P.P. (Dunmanway).

While serving as a Curate at Watergrasshill he was instrumental for the building of St. Joseph’s Church, Glenville, Co. Cork (1891).

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Parochial House, Belgooly. Co. Cork

Place Of Burial
Church of the Sacred Heart Grounds, Belgooly, Co. Cork

His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Cohalan, Bishop of Cork, presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass. The celebrant of the Mass was, Fr. Michael Roche, Adm. Clontead (nephew); deacon was, Fr. Michael Murphy, C.C., Kinsale; sub-deacon was, Fr. Daniel Deasy, C.C., Clontead, and the master of ceremonies was, Fr. Richard J. Barrett, C.C., Cathedral.

Associated Links
His nephew, Very Rev. Canon Michael Roche, P.P.