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We congratulate the young people from Coolmeen and Cranny primary schools who received the sacrament of confirmation in St Benedict’s Church, Coolmeen on 7 May 2022. We thank and congratulate their parents and teachers and all who walk with our children along the journey of faith. May the Holy Spirit guide and protect all who receive the sacrament of confirmation.
We pray for Sr Mildred McNamara, Clonkett, Cranny who died on 29 April, 2022.
Millie was laid to rest in Lima, Perù where she worked as a Sister of Mercy missionary from 1969 until her death in Tupac Amaru at the foothills of the Andes mountains.
Millie was predeceased by her brothers Tom and Paddy and much loved by her nephew’s, niece’s, neighbours and friends.
Sr Mildred’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St.Mary’s Church, Cranny on Thursday, 26 May at 8pm.
Pray for Gerry Shannon, Boloughera who died on 21 April 2022.
May the Lord grant Gerry eternal rest and console his wife Agnes, his children Michelle, Steven and Dáire, his parents T.J. and Josephine, his sisters Deirdre (Coughlan) and Sheila (Quinn), his brother Kieran, aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, mother in law Margaret Hehir, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, cousins, neighbours and all who loved him.
Gerry will repose at Our Lady of the Wayside Church, Lissycasey, on Sunday (24th April) from 5 pm with prayers for the dead at 8pm. Gerry’s requiem Mass will be celebrated on Monday (25th April) at 12 noon followed by burial in Lissycasey cemetery.
We pray for Kathleen O’Connell (née Corry), Clonkerry, Labasheeda who died on 28 February, 2022.
May the Lord grant her eternal rest and console her husband John, her daughters Ciara & Tracey, her sons-in-law Kieran and Chris, grandchildren Ben, Charlie and Charlotte, her brother Senan, her sister Mary and all who loved her.
Kathleen’s requium Mass will be celebrated in St Kieran’s Church, Labasheeda on Ash Wednesday, 2 March at 1pm followed by burial in Kilfiddane
We pray for Cathy Culligan, (née Keane), Boloughera who died on 3 February 2022.
Cathy was the wife of the late Patrick.
May the Lord grant her eternal rest and console her daughters and sons, Mary (Killeen), Laurence, Margaret (Killeen), Michael and John, sons in law Eugene and Michael, daughter in law Brid and Michael’s partner Ita, her grandchildren Kevin, Roisin, Grace, Aoibhinn, Shane and Daire, her brothers P.J., Tom and Fr. Martin Keane C.S.Sp (Kimmage), her sister Nancy (Nee), sister in law Nancy, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews and all who formed part of her circleof love and care.
Cathy will repose at Our Lady of the Wayside Church, Lissycasey on Saturday (5th February) from 6pm with prayers for the dead at 8pm.