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Société des Missions Africaines –  Irish Province

Rev Father Owen McKenna

Owen McKenna

 

Born in the Diocese of Cork

9 December 1935

He became a member of our Society

26 June 1955

Ordained to the Priesthood

10 December 1961

 

 

 

1962 1963         Tyrocinium, Ibadan, Nigeria

1963 1974         Diocese of Ondo, Nigeria

1974 1985          Diocese of Ekiti, Nigeria

1985 1988          St Josephs SMA Parish, Wilton, Cork, Ireland

1988 2002         St Josephs SMA Parish, Blackrock Road, Cork

2002 -- 2003        Sabbatical Programme, Ireland

2003 2015         Bursar, SMA House, Ranelagh, Dublin, Ireland

2005 2015         Vice Superior, SMA House, Ranelagh, Dublin, Ireland

           2015 2021         Retired, SMA House, Ranelagh, Dublin, Ireland

2021                    St Theresas Nursing Unit, Blackrock Road, Cork

Fr Owen had been  in failinhealth for some  time and,  in December 2021he transferred to St Theresas Nursing Unit, Blackrock Road, Cork. He died peacefully in the Bon Secours Hospital, Cork on Monday, 2 May 2022, aged 86 years.