Very Rev. Arthur Murphy-O’Connor 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

Gurranabraher PP : 2/7/1969 – 7/9/1975

Courceys PP : 15/12/1959 – 2/7/1969

The Lough CC : 24/5/1945 – 15/12/1959

Chaplain, Greenmount Industrial School : 18/4/1935 – 24/5/1945

Chaplain, Bessboro Convent : 1/10/1932 – 18/4/1935

Chaplain, Sisters of Mercy/Bantry : 24/7/1928 – 1/10/1932

Ministry Abroad/ Plymouth : 1924 – 1928

He was a member of a well-known clerical family. He was one of three brothers who became priests – Joseph & Donal. He also had six nephews who were ordained to the priesthood, namely: Mgr. Cormac Murphy-O’Connor (now Cardinal of Westminister Diocese), Patrick Murphy-O’Connor, Brian Murphy-O’Connor, Jerome Murphy-O’Connor, O.P., Kerry Murphy-O’Connor, and Lawrence O’Shea O.F.M.

Date Of Death

Place Of Death
Parochial House, Gurranabraher, Cork

Place Of Burial
Church of the Ascension Grounds, Gurranabraher, Cork

His Lordship, Most Rev. Dr. Lucey, Bishop of Cork, was the chief concelebrant of the concelebrated Requiem Mass. The co-concelebrants were: Very Rev. Donal Canon Murphy-O’Connor; Portsmouth(brother); Very Rev. Joseph Murphy-O’Connor, P.P., Farranree (brother); Very Rev. Patrick Murphy-O’Connor, P.P., Parkhurst , Reading(nephew); Very Rev Brian Murphy-O’Connor, Reading(nephew); Right Rev. Mgr. Cormac Murphy-O’Connor, English College, Rome(nephew); and Rev. Kerry Murphy-O’Connor, C.C., Ss. Peter & Paul’s(nephew).

Associated Links
His brother, Canon Joseph
His nephew, Very Rev. Kerry Canon Murphy-O’Connor, PP
His grand uncle, Very Rev. Denis Murphy, PP