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Fr Paddy Crowe SJ, Clongowes Wood College

paddy-crowe-02-copy-4Paddy Crowe SJ died peacefully in the early hours of Tuesday morning, 4 July, at Cherryfield Lodge in Dublin. He is reposing at Cherryfield Lodge 14.00 with prayers at 16.00 on Wednesday 5 July. His funeral Mass will be celebrated in the old Milltown Park Chapel at 11.00 on Thursday 6 July, and then proceeding to Clongowes for burial.

Fr Paddy was born on 5 March 1925 in Edenderry, Co. Offaly and educated at Clongowes, where he also served as Prefect, Headmaster and Rector. He spent most of his Jesuit life giving great service in education and in 1971 was appointed first Headmaster of Clongowes, a role that he filled with distinction and much energy.

Paddy was an enthusiastic and active member of our parish pastoral council in Clane & Rathcoffey for many years. He will be fondly remembered by his many friends in the parish. May he rest in peace, Amen.

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