Monsignor Patrick J. McManus R.I.P.
21 April 1922 – 2 February 2020

Monsignor Patrick J. McManus, Kilnaleck, Co. Cavan. passed away peacefully at his home, on Sunday 2 February 2020, the Feast of the Presentation of the Lord, in his 98th year.

  • Ordained a priest in Maynooth – 22 June 1947. 
  • St. Patrick’s College – 1947
  • Diocese of Clifton (England) -1948
  • Diocesan Catechetical Advisor -1952
  • C.C. Cavan – 1958
  • Administrator. Cavan -1974
  • Appointed Vicar General of the Diocese – 1976
  • P.P. Crosserlough -1980
  • C.C. Crosserlough – 1997
  • Retired – 2007

Pre-deceased by his brothers Joe and Andy. He will be sadly missed by all his nieces, nephews, his brother priests and all the parishioners he served so well.

Reposing at The Parochial House, Kilnaleck this evening Monday from 6:00p.m. to 9:00p.m. and on Tuesday from 12 noon to 6:00p.m.  followed by removal to St. Mary’s Church, Crosserlough arriving at 8:00p.m.. Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 2:00p.m. Interment afterwards in the grounds of St. Patrick’s Church, Kilnaleck.

Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Lourdes Invalid Funds c/o donation boxes in church.

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