Mount Melleray

January 19, 2017 10:50 am

January 18, 2017: Father Alphonsus O’Connell was born in 1924 in Killavullen, Cork (Ireland). He entered Mount Melleray in 1947, made his solemn profession in 1952 and was ordained a priest in 1953. Father was 92 years old, had been in monastic vows for 67 years and 63 years a priest when the Lord called him.