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Church of the Holy Family Youghal, 25th Anniversary – Photos

On Friday night last (26th of May, 2017) the Church of the Holy Family, Youghal, celebrated its 25th Anniversary. Bishop Willian Crean celebrated Holy Mass on the occasion.

Many priests who ministered in Youghal and native clergy concelebrated. The local Rector for the Church of Ireland Rev. Edwin Hunter was present.

The newly formed Parish Pastoral Council was formally launched by the Bishop with the signing of its Constitution.

Below are some photos:

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Photos of celebration after the Mass for the Holy Family Church in the Hall. Parishioners and friends

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Photos of celebration after the Mass for the Holy Family Church in the Hall. Parishioners and friends

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Photos of celebration after the Mass for the Holy Family Church in the Hall. Parishioners and friends

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Many priests who ministered in Youghal and native clergy concelebrated.

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Presentation made to Jo Power for her 25 years of work as Sacristan in Holy Family Church.
Bishop Crean presented a Crystal bowl and flowers to Jo on behalf of the parish for service.

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Some members of the PPC with Bishop Cean

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Photos of Sisters, Catherine and Susan – sisters of the late Monsignor John Thornhill who was parish priest at the time of the building of the Church.

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Jo Power was thanked for her 25 years of work as Sacristan in Holy Family Church.
Bishop Crean presented a Crystal bowl and flowers to Jo on behalf of the parish for service. Here Jo is seen cutting the cake with Bishop Crean and Rev Fr David Herlihy.

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Youghal Catholic Parish Pastoral Council agreed on a Constitution for the Council, based on the template from the Diocese. The Constitution outlines what the Council will do, who the members are, and how it operates. Bishop Crean formally signed the Constitution on 27th May 2017.
The following are the officers and members.
President: Very Reverend Canon David Herlihy PP, Chairperson:John Hayes, Vice Chairperson:John Geaney, Secretary:Ann Neville
Members: Fr Patrick Winkle, Fr Patrick Corkery, Fr Damien Lynch, Teresa Hanna, John Hanna, Anne Murray, Olly Casey, Teresa O Brien, Tess O Brien, Fionnuala Coleman,

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