RIP Fr Myles Sheahan Obituary and Funeral Details

Thursday 4th April 2019

We are sorry to announce the sad news that Fr Myles Sheahan died peacefully yesterday at The Christie.

Please remember him and his family in your prayers. May he rest in peace.

Fr Sheahan was in his eighty first year, the fifty sixth year of his Sacred Priesthood.

Myles Sheahan was born on 23rd August 1938 in Kilsarcon, Currow, Co. Kerry and was baptised on 26th August at Killeentierna Parish Church. He attended St Brendan’s Seminary, Killarney and St Patrick’s College, Thurles. Myles was accepted as an Ecclesiastical student for the Diocese of Salford in October 1957 and remained at St Patrick’s College, Thurles.

Fr Myles Sheahan was ordained to the Sacred Priesthood at the Cathedral of the Assumption, Thurles on 9th June 1963.

Fr Sheahan served the Diocese of Salford in the following appointments:

1963-1969:    St. Christopher, Ashton-under-Lyne               Assistant Priest

1969-1975:    St. Mary, Levenshulme                                 Assistant Priest

1975-1980:    St. Bernadette, Whitefield                             Assistant Priest

1980-1981:    St. Catherine, Didsbury                                Assistant Priest

1981-2013:   St. Christopher, Ashton-under-Lyne               Parish Priest

Fr Sheahan retired in 2013.

Fr Sheahan’s body will be received into St. Christopher, Ashton-under-Lyne for concelebrated Mass at 7:00pm on Wednesday 10th April. Bishop John will celebrate the Requiem Mass at St. Christopher’s on Thursday 11th April at 12:00 noon. Burial will be in Killeentierna, Currow, Co Kerry.


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