Serving the Community

If there is a common thread
it is the area we share and the community we serve.
Hopefully, all of us in some way try to enhance the quality of life in our area.

What happened in 1966?

England won World Cup
Hurling Final - Cork 3.9 Kilkenny 1.10
Vietnam War Began
Harold Shipman married
Admiral Nelson blown off his pillar in Dublin
Plan to split Ballybricken into four Parishes

Parish Priest Ballybricken

Canon M Leahy R.I.P.
1972-1979

Parish Priests

Fr. J P Walsh R.I.P. 1972-1979
Fr. Gregory Power 1979 - 1984
Fr. Nicholas Power 1984 - 1994
Fr. Patrick Cooney  1994 - 2000
Fr. Pat Fitzgerald 2000 - Present

And some other old Friends

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  Fr. Frank Lloyd
 

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  Fr. Paul Waldron
 
 

Served in the Parish

17 - Curates
9 - Deacons

Vocations

Fr. Gerard Langford
Sr. Frances Murphy
Fr. Michael Kennedy
Br. John Dineen
Fr. Colm O’ Brien`

First Ordination in St.Paul’s

Fr.Colm O Brien, 4th.June 2000

Religious Houses

Presentation Sisters
158 Larchville

Brothers of Charity

Milestones

1972 - Blessing & Dedication of Church
1983 - Solemn Novena
1997 - Silver Jubilee
2000 - First Ordination

Memorable Moments – Vast Congregations……..

Memorial for 9-11 Victims
Mass on the death of Pope John Paul 11
2006 New Floor & Refurbishment

Population

1972 - 4,000 (900 families)
1997 - 10,000 (2,000 families)
5,000 Student Population - W.I.T

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