We ask you to remember in your prayers the repose of the soul of Canon Cornelius (Con) O'Leary who has died.
Canon O'Leary was a priest in Motherwell Diocese for 54 years. He was born in Ireland on 24th April 1936 and ordained a priest in Carlow on 9th June 1962. He died on Thursday 22nd October at Fairfield Nursing Home in Drimoleague, Co. Cork, Ireland.
His Requiem Mass took place on Saturday 24th October in All Saints Church, Drimoleague. He was buried afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.
In the Diocese of Motherwell he served as Assistant Priest in a number of parishes -
1962 St Brigid's, Newmains
1962 St James', Coatbridge
1971 St Cuthbert's, Burnbank
1976 St John the Baptist, Uddingston
1980 St Monica's, Coatbridge
and as parish priest in -
1987 St Benedict's, Easterhouse
1988 St Patrick's, Shotts
1997 St Mary's, Caldercruix
Canon O'Leary retired to Ireland in 2016.
May he rest in the peace of the Lord.
Our Lady, Queen of Priests, pray for him.