Death of Very Rev Patrick Prendergast, PP, Glenties

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The death has taken place on Monday, 6th March 2017 at St Vincent’s Hospital, Dublin, of Father Patrick Prendergast, aged 64. He was Parish Priest of Glenties (Iniskeel).

Born: 24th March 1952

Ordained: 26th June 1977 in St Eunan’s Cathedral, Letterkenny, Co Donegal by Bishop Anthony MacFeely.

Fr Prendergast received his primary education inLetterkennyand his Secondary Education in St Eunan’s College, Letterkenny and Holy Cross College, Falcarragh. He began his training for the Priesthood at St Patrick’s College, Maynooth (1970 – 1973) before going to Rome (1973 – 1977) from where he was ordained to the Priesthood.



            PLACE                                                                        DATES


Staff Holy Cross College, Falcarragh                                   1977 – 1978

CC, Tory Island                                                                       1978 – 1979

Staff Community School, Falcarragh                                 1979 – 1985

CC Milford                                                                              1985 – 1989

CC, Ballyshannon                                                                   1989 - 1994

CC Fintown & Chaplain to Balliamore VEC School          1994 – 1999

PP, Glenties                                                                           1999 – to present.

Fr Prendergast’s remains will repose from 10pm tonight Tuesday 7th March at his sister-in-law Mary Prendergast’s residence at Carolina House, Loughnagin, Letterkenny.

Removal from there at 4.45pm on Wednesday 8th March to arrive at St Connell’s Church, Glenties for 6pm to repose over night.

Requiem Mass on Thursday 9th March at 2pm in St Connell’s Church, Glenties with burial afterwards in Glenties Cemetery.

May his soul rest in the peace of Christ.