Cemetery Sunday: Join us online on 13th June

The Missionary Society of St Columban’s annual Cemetery Sunday celebration will be restricted to members of the community at Dalgan again this year due to Covid restrictions but the Mass will be available online.

In a message to the community and the wider Columban family, Regional Director, Fr Ray Husband said, “Although we all hope that we are coming to the end of lockdowns and restrictions, we think it better not to risk our usual gathering for our Cemetery Sunday this year.”

“We always look forward to meeting the families and friends of our deceased Columbans so it is with regret that we have to cancel again.”

The blessing of the graves will take place in the Cemetery at 11am on Sunday with just the Columban community present.

However, the Mass will be recorded and will be available online on Sunday the 13th June at 6pm at:
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Once the video has been streamed, it will be available on this YouTube channel for the rest of the week.

If you know any Columban families who you think would be interested in seeing the Mass, please share these details with them as we do not have email addresses for everyone.

In these uncertain times we continue to pray for God’s protection on us all.

Dalgan Cemetery

Those who have died since our Cemetery Sunday last year:

Surname Familiar Name Date Of Birth Date Of Death
Wilmsen Gerald 17/09/1934 06/04/2021
Walsh Thomas 12/01/1933 17/03/2021
Webster George 25/08/1932 27/12/2020
Murphy Martin 14/04/1929 12/12/2020
Mortell Anthony 28/08/1935 20/11/2020
Caputo Salvatore 20/10/1949 16/11/2020
Bennett Terence 15/12/1926 12/11/2020
Ferrie Francis 24/11/1930 09/11/2020
O’Rourke Charles 01/11/1930 06/11/2020
O’Rourke Kevin 14/11/1939 23/10/2020
Murphy Padraig 09/03/1944 04/09/2020
Grady Francis 12/01/1938 01/09/2020
Prendergast Paul 22/08/1935 23/08/2020
Gavigan James 09/04/1927 23/06/2020
Connolly Noel 24/01/1945 06/06/2020
O’Loughlin Peadar 01/03/1944 06/06/2020


Columbans Buried in the Cemetery at Dalgan: 383

Columbans Buried Elsewhere: 236

May they rest in peace

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