Commemorative Mass for Deceased Clergy

Nov 3, 2020

Commemorative Mass for Deceased Clergy

via Webcam

Saturday, 7th November 2020 at 10.30 a.m.

Pro Cathedral

Most Reverend Diarmuid Martin, D.D., Archbishop of Dublin 


The annual Commemorative Mass for the clergy who have served in the Archdiocese and have died in the last year will take place in St. Mary’s Pro Cathedral, Marlborough Street on Saturday 7th November at 10.30 a.m.

Regrettably due to the impact of Covid-19 it is not possible to invite relatives, colleagues and friends to attend. However, everyone is invited to join the Commemorative Mass by webcam. The webcam can be accessed on the website of St. Mary’s Pro Cathedral and on the main Diocesan website: /

During this Mass all the deceased clergy of the diocese will be remembered in thanksgiving for their commitment and service.

We will pray to the Lord, the giver of life, for the repose of their souls as we look forward to the resurrection of the dead and the life of the world to come.

Remembered especially will be the following and their last appointment in the Diocese:


Name Last Appointment in Diocese
  • Father Gerry Byrne
Blackrock Clinic
  • Father Francis Caffrey, C.S.Sp.
  • Monsignor Seamus Conway
  • Father Patrick Culhane
  • Monsignor John Fitzpatrick
  • Father Patrick Guckian
  • Archdeacon Ciaran Holahan
  • Father David Lumsden
Edenmore-Grange Park
  • Father James McCaffrey, C.S.Sp.
  • Father James McDonnell, C.S.Sp.
St. Vincent’s University Hospital
  • Canon John MacMahon
Bray (Queen of Peace)
  • Father Patrick Mulvey
  • Father Gabriel O’Dowd
  • Father Philip O’Driscoll
  • Father Anthony O’Farrell, C.S.Sp.
Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown
  • Father Angelus O’Neill , O.F.M.Cap.
Halston Street
  • Father Denis Ryan
  • Father Liam Talbot, S.D.S.
  • Father John Wall