Very Rev . Michael 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

Enniskeane PP : 23/3/1962 – 26/6/1964

Holy Family, Priest-in-charge : 26/6/1954 – 23/3/1962

St. Finbarr’s Seminary, Farranferris : 1926 – 26/6/1954

His appointment as Priest-in-Charge (P.I.C.) at the Holy Family Church (Military Hill, Cork) was the first appointment following the transfer of the church from the Methodist Community.
Holy Family Church began its life as a Roman Catholic Chapel on the 23rd October 1949, when Bishop Cohalan of Cork consecrated it.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Bon Secours Hospital, Cork

Place Of Burial
Church of the Immaculate Conception Grounds, Enniskeane, Co. Cork

His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Lucey, Bishop of Cork and Ross, presided at the Solemn Requiem Mass. The celebrant of the Mass was, Very Rev. Timothy A. Coffey, P.P., Crosshaven; deacon was, Fr. Patrick Walsh, St. Finbarr’s College, Farranferris; sub-deacon was, Fr. Cornelius J. White, St. Finbarr’s College, Farranferris, and master of ceremonies was, Very Rev. Dr. Carthach McCarthy, President, St. Finbarr’s College, Farranferris.