Parish Of Birth
St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth Co Kildare, Ireland
Details Of Ordination
St. Patrick’s College Chapel, Maynooth, Co. Kildare
Watergrasshill PP : 14/4/1941 – 12/5/1944
Glounthaune CC : 15/1/1922 – 14/4/1941
Spike Island CC : 22/2/1913 – 15/1/1922
Ahiohill CC : 7/12/1910 – 22/2/1913
Durrus CC : 18/6/1905 – 7/12/1910
Chaplain, Presentation Convent, Crosshaven : 19/7/1903 – 18/6/1905
He was an older brother of Fr. Laurence Callanan, C.C., Ringaskiddy (1937-1944), who predeceased him by 4 days.
He was also a cousin of Very Rev. Jeremiah Canon Fehily, P.P., Ss. Peter & Paul’s (1939-1962) and Very Rev. John Canon Crowley, P.P., Bandon (1962-1967).
During the Great War (1914-1918)he acted as chaplain to the British and American ships in Cork Harbour (Spike Island), and he was exceedinly popular both with the men and the senior officers.
Date Of Death
Place Of Death
Mercy Hospital, Cork
Place Of Burial
Church of the Immaculate Conception Grounds, Watergrasshill, Co. Cork
The celebrant of the Solemn Requiem Mass at Watergrasshill was, Very Rev. Jeremiah Canon Fehilly P.P., Ss. Peter and Paul’s (cousin); deacon was, Fr. William Sheehan, C.C., St. Patrick’s; sub-deacon was Fr. John Crowley, C.C., Blackrock (cousin), and master of ceremonies was Very Rev. Denis Canon Murphy, President, St. Finbarr’s Seminary, Farranferris.