A Time in History

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Fr. SEAN HOLLOWAY was born in Horseleap, County Offaly, Ireland, on August 25, 1921. He came to Dalgan in 1941 and was ordained on December 21, 1947. Assigned to the Philippines, after two years in Mindanao he was in the first group to go to Negros Occidental, a huge district. Fr. Seán spent eighteen years in Isabela and Himamaylan.

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FR. FRANCIS McENNIS was born in 1916 at Kilconly, Tuam, County Galway, Ireland. He died on November 12, 1997 in a Manila hospital. Frank entered the seminary in Dalgan, Ireland in 1935 and was ordained priest there on December 21, 1941. Due to wartime travel restrictions he volunteered as a chaplain to the Royal Air Force and was the first Catholic chaplain to land in France with the British Forces on D-Day.


FR. EAMONN GILL died tragically on October 9, 2000 in Ormond Beach, Florida, U.S.A. where he was on temporary supply in St. Brendan’s Parish. Born in 1923 at Kilmeena Hill, Westport, County Mayo, Ireland he studied at St. Jarlath’s College, Tuam, before entering Dalgan in 1943 where he was ordained in December 1949.