Archbishop Michael, the priests of the Archdiocese of Tuam and the family of Fr. Peter Connolly deeply regret the passing of colleague, family member and friend, Fr. Peter Connolly.
A native of Kilgevrin, Milltown, Co. Galway Fr. Peter was educated in Milltown NS and St. Jarlath’s College, Tuam before studying for the priesthood at St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth.
He was ordained on June 11th, 1978 and served in An Tulach, Baile na hAbhann 1978-1979, Cill Rónáin 1979-1985, Achill 1985-1994, Corr na Móna 1994-1997, An Cheathrú Rua 1997-2003. He was appointed PP of Carna in 2003 and PP of Clonbur in 2010.
Fr. Peter died suddenly at his home in Kilgevrin on Wednesday, May 20th. Sadly missed by all. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.
Remains will be reposing in Milltown Church on Saturday from 5-8 pm. Prayers will be offered at 8.00 pm in the Church at the conclusion of reposing.
Mass on Sunday in Milltown Church at 2.00 pm.
Burial afterwards in the Connolly family plot in Milltown cemetery.