A Time in History

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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A Time in History (November 19 – 25)

November 20 FR. ABRAHAM SHACKLETON was born at Rathmines, Dublin, Ireland in 1908. He died suddenly at Dalgan on November 20, 1978. Fr. Abe attended various Dublin schools until his father, an engineer, moved to Belfast, Ireland. He received practically all his secondary education at St. Malachy’s College, Belfast. He began his studies for priesthood at …

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A Time in History (November 4-11)

November 1929: Fr. Edward Galvin, co-founder of the Missionary Society of St. Columban, visited Manila for the 1929 Congress   November 1929: Fr. Edward Galvin, co-founder of the Missionary Society of St. Columban, visited Manila for the 1929 Congress    November 4 FR. JAMES D. CORRIGAN was born at Ballygawley, County Tyrone, Ireland, in 1912. He …

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