Fr Tom Kenny RIP

Bro. James O’Hare has sent news this afternoon that Fr Tom Kenny (83) died around noon today, 12 April 2014, in James Connolly Memorial Hospital, Blanchardstown.

Tom was born in Kilconnell, Co. Galway on 8 January 1931, youngest of seven, three boys and four girls.

He made his first profession in Beckford, 8 September 1950, the Marian Year and was ordained in Melchet Court, ten years later on 3 July 1960.

Tom prided himself on having visited 23 Shrines on pilgrimage over the years, including the Holy Land, Rome, Fatima, Lourdes, and shrines of Our Lady in France, England, Netherlands, Italy, Austria, and USA.

Ar dheis Dé go raibh sé: may the Lord take him to his right hand in glory!

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