Priests at St Mary’s

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Priests at St Mary’s
  • 1847 Fr Patrick Geoghegan – Vicar of Port Phillip visited the area
  • 1848 Fr John Kavanagh – “The Clerical Tramp”
  • 1849 Fr John Roe – Visited over four years
  • 1853 Bishop Goold – Selected land for a Church
  • 1856 Fr John Cronin – Oversaw construction Fr Ronald Rankin – Relieving Priest
  • 1857 Fr Shinnick, Fr J Moloney, Fr E McCarthy
  • 1862 Fr John O’Connell – 1st Parish Priest
  • 1864 Fr Michael Farrelly – 2nd Parish Priest
  • 1871 Fr R F Fennelly – 3rd Parish Priest Fr P J Cavanagh
  • 1875 Fr Thomas Raleigh, Fr J Fitzgerald
  • 1876 Fr John Hoyne – 4th Parish Priest Fr P N Moore
  • 1877 Fr Jas Farrell 1879 Fr J Herbert
  • 1880 Fr J D Sullevan 1881 Fr N Crane
  • 1882 Fr Peter O’Hare 1883 Fr John Cleary
  • 1886 Fr Michael J Shanahan – 5th Parish Priest -“Grand Old Man of Hamilton”
  • 1888 Fr M Lynch 1890 Fr H W Cleary 1895 Fr D Foley
  • 1896 Fr R Scanlan 1900 Fr D Lenihan
  • 1901 Fr P Kennedy 1902 Fr J H Davis
  • 1903 Fr R J Riordan, Fr W Cain
  • 1906 Fr C Kelly, Fr J Sheil, Fr M J Daly
  • 1909 Fr McGowan
  • 1910 Fr M F Quinn
  • 1911 Fr S O’Rourke
  • 1912 Fr J O’Brien
  • 1916 Fr J Timmons 1917 Fr P J Phelan
  • 1920 Fr S O’Rourke
  • 1921 Fr T Scanlan
  • 1923 Fr P O’Dowd
  • 1924 Fr John McAuley
  • 1925 Fr J E Leyden, Fr T P Hussey
  • 1928 Fr G Payne, Fr M Philbin
  • 1929 Fr W McGrath, Fr M H Gaffney
  • 1931 Fr John Kerin – 6th Parish Priest Fr T P Hussey
  •  1933 Fr M Glennen 1934 Fr P McMorrow
  • 1935 Fr McGloin – 7th Parish Priest
  • 1937 Fr Roy V Sullivan 1938 Fr L J Monk
  • 1940 Fr T Hussey 1941 Fr V Sproules
  • 1942 Fr W N Close – 8th Parish Priest Fr M Philbin
  • 1943 Fr M Edwards, Fr J B Kehoe
  • 1945 Fr J Russell
  •  1948 Fr McKenzie
  • 1949 Fr E V Ryan – 9th Parish Priest
  • 1951 Fr R Sullivan, Fr M L Edwards
  • 1952 Fr R Dunworth – 10th Parish Priest, Fr Linane
  • 1953 Fr D Meagher
  • 1956 Fr D Heath
  • 1958 Fr D Boylan, Fr P Culligan
  • 1959 Fr P Bohan
  • 1960 Fr F McKenzie, Fr M D Delahenty
  • 1962 Fr Patrick Flanagan to May
  • 1964 1963 Fr D Heath
  • 1964 Fr P Culligan , Fr J F O’Farrell
  • 1968 Fr Patrick Flanagan to Jan 1973
  • 1970 Fr P Murphy
  • 1973 Fr Tom P Russell – 11th Parish Priest Fr Des O’Shea, Fr P Taffe
  • 1975 Fr Dan Torpy
  • 1976 Fr Norm Yodgee
  • 1979 Fr P J Colley, Fr W O’Halloran
  • 1980 Fr R J Bowd
  • 1981 Fr Eugene McKinnon, Fr M Linehan
  • 1982 Fr J Woodford
  • 1984 Fr Patrick Flanagan to Jan 1992 – 12th Parish Priest Fr Leo McCormick, Fr Paddy King
  • 1985 Fr J Monaghan 1987 Fr Peter Elder
  • 1989 Fr A McInerney, Fr G Murphy
  • 1990 Fr D Murphy
  • 1991 Fr P Sherman, Fr Jim Tung
  • 1992 Fr Peter Hudson – 13th Parish Priest, Fr W O’Connell
  •  2003 Fr Patrick Mugavin – 14th Parish Priest
  • 2012 Fr John Corrigan                                                                                       Anne Slattery
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