December 2023

A Time in History (December 12 – January 9)

December 12   FR. EAMONN BYRNE was born in Crumlin, Dublin, Ireland on July 23, 1929. He was ordained on December 21, 1953. Appointed to the Philippines he was assigned to Labrador, Pangasinan. From 1957 he was Chaplain at University of the East and Far Eastern University, Manila. He spent periods as Director of Student Catholic …

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A Time in History (December 13-31)

December 13   FR. AUGUSTINE O’LEARY was born in 1910 at Lickeen, Kilfenora, County Clare, Ireland. He died on December 13, 1993 at St. Columban’s, Manila. Having completed his secondary studies at St. Mary’s College, Galway, Ireland, Father Gus, as he was called, entered Dalgan seminary in 1928 and was ordained priest there on December 21, …

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