Fr. Patrick (Pat) O’Brien
P.P. of Caherlistrane, Co. Galway and formerly of Tuam, Co. Galway; GMIT Castlebar; Kilmeena, Co. Mayo; Skehana Co. Galway and Clare Island Co. Mayo.
Predeceased by his parents Jack and Maureen (nee Gilligan) of the Lodge, Claremorris and Balla Road Claremorris.
Fr Pat will be sadly missed by his sister Anne Freeley (Ballyhaunis), his brothers John (Longford), Martin (Claremorris) and Finian (Newtownforbes), his brother-in-law Ivan and sisters-in law Carmel, Marguerite and Trish, his nieces and nephews, grandniece, relatives, aunt-in-law Pat Gilligan, Archbishop Michael Neary and priest colleagues and a wide circle of friends.
Fr. Pat will repose at St. Joseph’s Church in Caherlistrane, Co. Galway, H91 E4X6 on Saturday the 27th of November from 3 o’clock until 6 o’clock. (Walk through only, no hand shaking please)
Funeral Mass in Caherlistrane on Sunday the 28th of November at 2 o’clock followed by burial afterwards with his parents at St. Colman’s Cemetery, Claremorris, Co. Mayo at 4 o'clock (via Tuam and the old Ballindine Road)
Funeral mass will be live streamed on Church TV Caherlistrane Church https://www.churchtv.ie/caherlistrane/
Due to current Government best practice guidelines, please observe social distancing at all times in the Church and while the funeral cortege is on its route.
The family would like to thank you for your understanding at this very difficult time.
Father Pat’s family acknowledge that people would like to offer their condolences.
Please use the condolence book link below to offer your sympathies. Thank you.
May you have great dignity
And a sense of how free you are
Above all, may you be given the wonderful gift
Of meeting the eternal light that is within you
Enquiries to Gilligan funeral directors Claremorris 087 993 9166