RIP Fr Peter Sheahan Obituary Notice

Saturday 25th July 2020

We are sorry to inform you of the sad news that Fr Peter Sheahan died peacefully on 25 July.

Peter was born on 27th December 1934 in Kilcummin, Killarney and baptised at St Cuiminn’s Church, Kilcummin on 28th December 1934. He attended St Brendan’s Seminary, Killarney and All Hallows College, Dublin.

Peter was accepted as an Ecclesiastical student for the Diocese of Salford in February 1954 and continued at All Hallows College. Fr Peter Sheahan was ordained to the Priesthood at All Hallows College, Dublin on 14th June 1959.

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

1959-1960:     St. Hugh of Lincoln, Stretford as Assistant Priest

1960-1973:     St. Anne’s, Higher Openshaw as Assistant Priest

1973-1978:     St. Joseph’s, Heywood as Assistant Priest

1978-1992:     St. Anne’s, Accrington as Parish Priest

1992-2003:     St. Mary’s, Oldham as Parish Priest

Fr Peter retired in 2003.

Fr Peter’s Requiem Mass will take place on Thursday 6th August in line with current government guidelines.

Please remember him in your prayers. May he rest in peace.


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