80th anniversary of St Mary's Church, Meenaweal

80th anniversary of St Mary's Church, Meenaweal

The 80th Anniversary of the opening of St. Patrick’s Church, Meenaweal, Crolly (pictured) will take place on St. Patrick’s Day. To celebrate the event a mass will be celebrated at 12 mid day in the Church on St. Patrick’s Day. The celebrant of the mass will be Most Rev. Dr. Philip Boyce, Bishop of Raphoe who will also deliver the sermon.

The church was built when the late Canon John A McGroarty was Parish Priest of Gaoth Dobhair. Canon McGroarty was also responsible for the provision of St. Colmcille Church which opened in Cnoc Fola in 1933.

Parish Priest an Dr. Oirmh. Pádraig Ó Baoighill has indicated that anniversary will be marked with a publication of a booklet.