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Baptisms in 2019

Danny with his parents Helen and Kevin Kelly on his baptism day.

We welcome Danny Kevin Kelly into the Christian family and congratulate his parents Helen and

Kevin, Boutydoolin.

Danny was baptised in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on 7 December, 2019.

 

May the Lord always bless the family.

 

 

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James Ronald O’Donnell with his parents and brother on his baptism day.

 

We welcome Jamie Ronald O’Donnell into the family of faith and congratulate his parents Katie and Joe together with his brother Finn, Brisbane, Australia.

Jamie was baptised in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on 17 August, 2019.

May the Lord continue to bless the family.

 

 

 

 

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Carmel McMahon with her parents on her baptism day.

We welcome Carmel Maeve McMahon into the family of faith and congratulate her parents Grainne and

Gerard, Ballylean.

Carmel was baptised in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on 8 June, 2019.

May the Lord continue to bless and protect the family.

 

 

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Isla Ranalow on her baptism day with her parents.

We welcome Isla Jean Ranalow into the family of faith and congratulate her parents Olive and Keith, Forthill.

Isla was baptised in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Saturday, 8 June 2019.

May the Lord always bless the family.

 

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Robbie Gavin Keane with his parents on his baptism day.

We welcome Robbie Gavin Keane into the family of faith. Robbie was baptised in St Michael’s  Church, Kildysart on Sunday, 19 May 2019.

We congratulate Robbie ‘s parents Annette and Brian, Shanahea and pray God’s continued blessing on the family.

 

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Killian Ethan Flynn with his parents and sister on his baptism day.

 

We welcome Killian Ethan Flynn into the family of faith and congratulate his parents Caitriona and Derek, Sligo and his sisters Katie and Emma

Killian was baptised on 13 April, 2019 in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart.

May the Lord continue to bless the family.

 

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Luke with his parents on his baptism day.

We welcome Luke Joseph Bohannon into the family of faith and congratulate his parents Yvonne and Alan, Main Street.

Luke was baptised on Saturday, 30 March, 2019 in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart.

May the Lord continue to bless and protect the family.

 

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Fischra Pádraig Mulconry with his parents and brothers on his baptism day.

 

 

We welcome Fiachra Pádraig Mulconry into our family of faith and congratulate his parents Monica and Robert and his brothers Oisin and Lorcan.

Fiachra was baptised in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Sunday, 27 January 2019.

May the Lord always bless the family.

 

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For baptisms in 2018 and previous years please click here.

Christmas 2019 in Radharc na nOileán

Pastoral Council Meeting

Image result for pastoral councilThe next meeting of Kildysart Parish Pastoral Council will take place in the Community Centre, Kildysart on Thursday, 9 January 2020 at 8.30pm.

If any member of the parish would like to place an item on the agenda they are welcome to contact the chairperson or any member of the council.

The members of Kildysart Pastoral Council are:

Fintan Ginnane (Chairperson);

Frankie O’Shea (Vice Chairperson);

Mairead Kelly (Secretary);

Nancy Griffin;

Maureen McMahon;

Ger Kelly;

Niamh O’Connor;

Pat Custy;

Seamus McQuade;

Carmel Casey;

and Fr Albert McDonnell.

Rest in Peace – 2019

We pray for  Eugene O’ Dea, South Circular  Road, Limerick and London who died recently in London.

 

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Mary Whelan, RIP

We pray for Mary Whelan, Dundalk and formerly county Clare, who died on 18 November, 2019.

Mary was predeceased by her father Michael, brother James and sister Olivia.

May the Lord grant Mary eternal rest and console her daughters Tanya and Shannon, her mother Mary, her sisters Bernie, Martina and Sinead, her brothers Micheál, Pat, Noel and Paul, her aunt Phyllis Cleary (Kildysart), her brothers and sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, cousins and all who loved her.

 

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We pray for Seán O’Brien late of Clonsnaughta who died on 19 November 2019.

Seán O’Brien, RIP

May the Lord grant him eternal rest and console his wife Mary Bridget, his family Mary, John, Pat, Michael and Theresa, his sister Peggy, his sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, his grandchildren and all who knew snd loved him.

Seán will repose in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart from 6pm to 8pm on Thursday. His funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday at 12 noon followed by burial in Kildysart cemetery.

Seán’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Friday, 20 December at 8pm.

 

 

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Peter McInerney, RIP

Pray for Peter McInerney late of Horse Island & Crovaghan who died on the Feast of All Saints.

Peter will repose at St Michael’s Church, Kildysart 4pm to 6pm on Sunday.

His requiem Mass will be celebrated at 11am on Monday followed by burial in Kildysart cemetery.

Rest in peace.

Peter’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Sunday, 8 December 2019 at 11am.

 

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We pray for Lena Costello late of Liscormack and London who died on 20 October, 2019 aged 102.

May the Lord grant her eternal rest and console all who moun her.

 

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We pray for James (Jimmy) O’Sullivan, Cooga, Kildysart who died on 25 October 2019 in his 97th year.

Jimmy O Sullivan, RIP

Jimmy was pre-deceased by his wife Philomena, his son James and grandson Brandon,.

May the Lord grant Jimmy eternal rest and console his family Michael, Mary, Betty, Geraldine, John Joe and Loretta, his grandchildren, great-grandchildren, daughters in law Angela, Nuala & Anne, sons in law Martin, Patrick, Thomas & Declan, sister in law Peggy,nephews, nieces, friends and all who loved him.

Jimmy will repose at St. Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Sunday evening from 4pm with prayers for the dead at 6pm . His funeral Mass will be celebrated on Monday at 11 o’clock followed by private cremation in Shannon Crematorium.

Jimmy’s months mind Mass will be celebrated at St Michael’s Church, Kildysart at 11am on Saturday, 30 November at 11am.

 

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We pray for Frances Carroll (née O’Neill) Killarney, Co Kerry who died on 20 September 2019.

Frances was predeceased by her husband Daniel.

May the Lord grant her eternal rest and console her family Bernadette, Nora, Margaret, Denis and Mary and her grandchildren Jerry, Mary Frances, Danny, Marian, James, Gene, Fiona, Ann Marie, Liam, Denise, Shane, Michelle, Emma, Cian and Aidan and her great grandchildren, her sons-in-law Ned Brosnan, Pat O’ Connor, Billy Mahony and Eamonn Kissane, daughter-in-law Kay, sisters Nora, Brigid, Peggy and Philomena (Kildysart), brother James, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews and all who loved her

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Jimmy Ralph, RIP

We pray for James (Jimmy) Ralph, Ballina, Co Mayo who died on 16 September, 2019.

Jimmy was predeceased by his wife Beryl, son Eamonn (Kildysart) and daughters Ann & Mary.

May the Lord grant him eternal rest and console his family Seán (Dublin), Renée (Maynooth) & Maree (Maynooth), grandchildren James, Alan, Vivienne & Georgina, daughter-in-law Sheila, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

 

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We pray for Gabrielle McLoughlin (née Hurley) late of Ennis Road, Kildysart who died recently in New Zealand.

May the Lord grant her eternal rest and console her brother Michael (Kildysart ) and all who formed her circle of love and care.

A month’s mind Mass will be offered for Gabrielle in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Thursday, 26 September 201 o at 9.30am.

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We pray for Philomena Meade (née Kelly) wife  of the late Thomas, who died on 13 August, 2019.

Philomena Meade, RIP

May the Lord grant her eternal rest and console her family Mary Daffy (Ennis), Anne Clancy (Lissycasey), Kathleen Ryan (Sixmilebridge), Pauline O’Connor (Kilmaley), John Meade (Kildysart), Tom Meade (Doora) & Mairead Torpey (Galway), her sons-in-law Paudie, Michael, Jimmy & PJ, daughter-in-law Maria,  Caroline, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces and all who formed her circle of love and care.

Philomena will repose  at St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Thursday, 15th August from 5pm to  7pm. Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday at 11am followed by interment in Kilchreest Cemetery.

Philomena’s month’s mind Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart at 8pm on Friday, 13 September.

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We pray for Aggie Pike (née Hehir) late of Glencannane who recently died in England.

May the Lord grant her eternal rest and console all who knew and loved her.

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We pray for Fr Michael O Grady who completed his earthly
pilgrimage today, 13 July 2019.

May the Lord grant him eternal rest and welcome him to the home prepared for him in eternity. May the Lord console Michael’s sister Rose, his brother in law Michéal, sister in law Eileen, nieces, nephews, brother priests in Phoenix and Killaloe dioceses, the Loreto sisters, relatives, friends and all who knew and loved him.

Fr Michael will repose in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart from 4pm-7pm on Thursday (18th) His funeral Mass will be celebrated on Friday at 2pm followed by burial in Kildysart cemetery.

Fr Michael’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Sunday, 18 August at 10.30am.

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We pray for Paul Custy whose funeral was recently celebrated in England.

May the Lord grant Paul eternal rest and console his parents James and Beatrice and his brother Jim.

A months mind Mass will be celebrated for Paul in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart at 10.30am on Sunday, 28 July, 2019.

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We pray for Betty Letters (née Casey) late of  Lacknashannagh & Randalstown, Co Antrim who died on 10 July 2019 in her 89th year.

May the Lord grant her eternal test and console her husband John, her family Josephine, Thomas Aloysius Michael and Paul, her brother Joseph (USA) and all who formed her circle of love and care.

Her funeral Mass will be celebrated at 9.30am on Friday (12 July) in Randalstown

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We pray for Raymond Hurley, Ennis Road, Kildysart and Melbourne, Australia who died on 22 June, 2019.

May the Lord grant him eternal rest and console his brother Michael and all who loved him.

A months mind Mass will be celebrated for Raymond in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Thursday, 18 July at 9.30am.

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Mary Moloney, RIP

We pray for Mary Moroney (née Sharry) Ennis who died on 16 June, 2019.

May the Lord grant her eternal rest & console her daughters Carmel & Claire, son in law Donal Doohan, grandson Joe, sister Kay, brother-in-law Gerry, nephews, nieces And all who loved her

Mary will repose  at Kennedy’s Funeral Home, Ennis on  Tuesday from 6pm, removal at 7.30 pm to Clarecastle Church.

Her Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 11am followed by burial in Drumcliffe.

 

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We pray for Jack (John) Ringrose of Corofin (former manager AIB Kildysart) who died  on 14 May 2019.

May the Lord grant him eternal rest and console by his wife Noreen, his children Kevin, Colm, Meadhbh, Brendan and Orlaith, sons-in-law Brian and Paddy, daughter-in-law Sherry, grandchildren Liadan, Finn, Dara, Aoife, Clara and Alex, brother and sisters, nephews, nieces, family, friends and neighbours

Jack will repose in St. Brigid’s Church, Corofin on Friday 17 May from 5.00 pm with prayers at 7.00 pm. His funeral Mass will be celebrated on Saturday  18 May at 10 am followed by burial in Laghtagoona Cemetery.

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We pray for Pat McCarthy, Suffolk, England and formerly Ballylean, Kildysart who died recently.

May the Lord grant him eternal rest and console his brother Siney and all who mourn him.

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Brendan Burke, RIP

We pray for Brendan Burke (formerly An Garda Siochana, Kildysart)Barefield who died on  April 10th 2019.

May the Lord grant him eternal rest and console his wife Bridie (née Comer) and family Aoife, Deirdre and Niall, grandchildren Kyle and Mia, son-in-law Paul, brothers Martin and Michael, sisters Mary and Veronica, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

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We pray for William Walsh, late of Gurtnacurra  who died recently in Middlesex, England.

May the Lord grant him eternal rest and console his family and all who loved him.

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Pray for Mary Bent, Lacknashannagh who died on 9 February 2019 in her ninety-ninth year.

May the Lord grant her eternal rest and console her daughter Marian, son in law Andy, sister Eileen, her grandchildren Laura & Simon & all who loved her.

Mary will repose in Kildysart Church from  5pm to 7pm on Sunday. Her Requiem Mass will be celebrated on Monday at 11am followed by burial in Kildysart cemetery.

Mary’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Sunday, 10 March at 10.30am.

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We pray for PJ Finn, Lacknashannagh who died on 8 January, 2019.

May the Lord grant PJ eternal rest and console his wife Jolie, his family Noelle, Robert and Tina, his brothers

PJ Finn, RIP

Gerry, Mikey and Tom, sister Mary (Madden), grandchildren Cian, Katie, Emma and Killian, son-in-law Derek, daughter-in-law Louise, aunts Kathleen and Eileen, beloved friend Pake, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews and all who formed his circle of love and care.

PJ will Repose at St  Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Thursday evening from 5 o’clock with prayers for the dead  at 8 o’clock.

His funeral  Mass will be celebrated on Friday at 12 noon followed by interment in local cemetery.

PJ’s months mind Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Friday, 8 February at 8pm.

 

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For funerals in 2018 and previous years please click here

Weddings 2019

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We congratulate Leanne Clancy, Kildysart and Michael Morrissey, Kilmurry McMahon who celebrated the sacrament of marriage at the Church of the Holy Rosary, Doolin on Friday, 8 November 2019.

May the Lord bless them as they live out in love the promises they made.

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We congratulate Tara O’Donoghue, Kildysart and Stephen Griffin, Kilmihil who celebrated the sacrament of marriage in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Friday, 12 July, 2019.

May the Lord always bless and protect their family and their home.

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We congratulate Marie  Carroll, Roscommon and Liam Finn, Kildysart who celebrated the sacrament of marriage on 22 June, 2019 at the Church of Saints Eithne and Fidelma Tulsk Co Roscommon.

May the Lord bless Marie and Liam as they live out in love the promises they have made.

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We congratulate Eileen Casey, Gortnahaha and Edward Kiely, Doon, Co Limerick who celebrated the sacrament of marriage in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Friday, 21 June, 2019.

May the Lord bless Eileen and Edward as they live out in love the promises they have made to each other

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We congratulate Trish McSweeney and Keith Manning who celebrated the sacrament of marriage in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on 18 May, 2019.

May the Lord bless them as they live out in love the promises they have made to each other.

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For weddings in 2018 and previous years please click here .

Winter Mass Schedule

Winter time will begin at 2am on Sunday, 27 October, when clocks go forward one hour.
Beginning on Saturday, 2 November the following Mass schedule will apply in our pastoral area.
Vigil Masses
St Kieran’s Church, Labasheeda – 6pm;
St Mary’s Church, Cranny – 7pm;
Church of Christ the King, Ballycorick – 7pm.
Sunday Masses
St Benedict’s Church, Coolmeen – 9.30am;
St Michael’s Church, Kildysart – 11am;
Church of Our Lady of the Wayside, Lissycasey- 11am;
St Mary’s Church, Kilmurry McMahon- 11am.

November – Month of the Holy Souls

Saturday, 2 November is the feast of All Souls, when we remember our beloved dead.

Mass will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart that morning at 11am.

On Sunday, 3 November we will have a moment of prayer in the cemeteries in Kildysart,  Coolmeen-Cranny and Lissycasey-Ballynacally parishes at the following times:

  • Kildysart cemetery: 12noon;
  • Kilfiddane cemetery: 12.45pm;
  • Cranny cemetery: 1.15pm;
  • Kilchreest cemetery: 2pm;
  • Clondegad: 2.30pm;
  • Killea: 3pm;
  • Lissycasey: After 11am Mass on Sunday, 17 November.

Our annual Masses for deceased parishioners and relatives  of parishioners will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Sunday, 24  November at 11am. If you would like to have a deceased relative or friend included you are welcome to contact any member of the pastoral council or our pastoral area office (065 6832838radharcpastoralarea@gmail.com).

 

Prayer by Cardinal Newman

May He support us all the day long,

till the shades lengthen and the evening comes,

and the busy world is hushed,

and the fever of life is over,

and our work is done.Then in His mercy may He give us a safe lodging,

and a holy rest and peace at the last.

Parish Preparation for First Holy Communion

We pray for the children in our parish who are preparing to receive the Lord in Holy Communion for the first time during our parish Mass on Sunday. 3 May, 2020.

Our preparation for the sacrament is a three way partnership between home, parish and school. We greatly appreciate the contribution of our teachers and we thank the parents who organise the liturgies and pray God’s blessing on all the children, their families and all who form heir circle of love and care.  

On the Sundays listed below, our parish celebration of Mass will focus on our children who are preparing to receive the sacrament and their families. The list of dates, including your child’s first celebration of the sacrament of reconciliation (confession), is as follows:

  • Enrolment Mass                      Sunday 20 October 2019 at 10.30am;
    Preparation Mass                     Sunday 24 November 2019 at 10.30am;
    Preparation Mass                     Sunday 15 December 2019 at 10.30am;
    Preparation Mass                     Sunday 26 January 2020 at 10.30am;
    Preparation Mass                     Sunday 23 February 2020 at 10.30am;
    Sacrament of Reconciliation    Wednesday 1 April 2020 at 7.00pm;
    First Holy Communion             Sunday 3 May 2020 at 10.30am.

 

2019 Kildysart Tidy Towns Report

Congratulations to our Tidy Towns Group and the entire community on an excellent 2019 Tidy Towns Report. Kildysart was awarded an extra nine points this year and the report contains many positive comments and suggestions.

In their concluding remarks the judges stated ‘This was an enlightening and really enjoyable visit to KIldysart this year. Your hard work is writ large on your village, as is your obvious dedication. Well done on a great year’s work.’

You may access the 2019 report here 2019 Kildysart Tidy Towns Report

First Holy Communion and Confirmation.

The Sacraments of First Holy Communion and Confirmation: We have arranged meetings of parents from the parishes of Kildysart, Coolmeen-Cranny and Labasheeda-Kilmurry McMahon, whose children are preparing to receive sacraments in 2020.

Both meetings will take place in the Community Centre, Kildysart and will be led by Ms Lauren King, Chaplain at St John Bosco Community College.

The meeting for the parents of children preparing for Confirmation will take place at 7pm on Tuesday 8 October, 2019.

The meeting for parents of children preparing for First Holy Communion will take place at 8.15 also on Tuesday, 8 October, 2019.

First Holy Communion will be celebrated in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Sunday, 3 May 2020 at 10.30am.

Confirmation will be celebrated  in St Michael’s Church, Kildysart on Saturday 6 June 2020 at 11am.

 

Kildysart Parish 2018 Financial Report

 

 

The Coolmeen-Cranny Parish 2018 Accounts have been completed by our parish finance committee and our pastoral office secretary. The summary is as follows:

  • Opening bank balance (1 January, 2018):                 €103,363,37
  • Income during 2018:                                                 €51,670.17
  • Expenditure during 2018:                                         €53,814.96
  • Closing bank balance (31 Dec, 2018)                       €103,319.78

To access the detail of our 2018 parish accounts , please click here  Kildysart 2018 Parish Financial Report

At the end of 2018 there were some items of income and expenditure pending which are not reflected in the bank balance.

We thank all the members of our parish for your very generous support for our parish. We are especially grateful to our parishioners who use the weekly collection envelopes and who take part in the tax refund scheme. This brings a substantial additional benefit to our parish, at no cost to our parishioners.

Our gratitude is also due to the members of our finance council for their diligent work in taking care of our parish finances. The members of our parish finance council are Mary Keane, Gerard Kelly, Brendan McMahon, Maureen McMahon, Noel McMahon, Dan O’Connor and Fr Albert McDonnell .

Survey on Future of Cahercon House

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Kildysart Show Results 2019

We congratulate the Kildysart Show Committee on the success of  the 2019 show. The full list of winners may be found here Kildysart 2019 Agricultual Show Results

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Fr Michael O’Grady’s Funeral Mass and Burial 19 July 2019

Links to the live stream of Fr Michael’s funeral Mass and burial may be found below:

https://www.pscp.tv/w/cAHAbjF4TlFhYW5ud1J5UWJ8MWVhSmJ2UU5rQVJKWLgfE2Evq6BUtpQ4puvjs896n-6dnw7xcvV73MdwAAY2

https://www.pscp.tv/w/cAHOcjFkcmpla3BMSnpaUWJ8MXZPeHdxb3lvRURHQkaULuD13t02n4KnyxRHwrPzjrzFgKW3F7heDCXTHUpi

https://www.pscp.tv/w/cAHUEzFkcmpla3BMSnpaUWJ8MWxEeExyZ0xQTG1HbeXM7VFrQOeorhHq9PibbzBJ8M9Z3dszD8IE4WhRhaJK

 

A link the memorial Mass celebrated by Bishop Olmsted at the Cathedral of Saints Simon and Jude on 9 August, 2019 may be found here:

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLYCZZN2W085Os4f-AqTcaQ