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Fr. Willie MORAN OCD

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Fr. Willie MORAN OCD

Woodford, Galway / Loughrea, Galway / Dublin 4, Dublin

MORAN, Fr. Willie, OCD (Woodford, Co. Galway and Avila Carmelite Centre, Dublin) – May 24, 2023, peacefully in the care of  Our Lady’s Manor, Dalkey after a long illness borne with faith, courage and serenity. Predeceased by his parents Andrew and Mary Ann (née Loughnane) and his brother Michael. Deeply regretted by his sisters Mary and Teresa, brothers Andrew and Fr. Gerard, brother-in-law Murray, sister-in-law Anne, nephews, niece, grand-nieces, grand-nephew and extended family, his Discalced Carmelite brothers and sisters and many friends.


Reposing at Avila Carmelite Centre, Donnybrook on Sunday, May 28, from 1pm to 5pm. Requiem Mass in St. Teresa’s, Clarendon Street on Monday, May 29, 2023, at 11.30 am, (which may be viewed on the following link;, followed by removal to the Abbey, Loughrea, Co. Galway.


Reposing at the Abbey Church from 4.00 pm to 7.00 pm.  Fr. Willie’s funeral Mass will be streamed live on the following link; Requiem Mass on Tuesday, May 30, at 12.00 noon followed by burial in the Abbey Cemetery.


May he rest in peace.


Family flowers only, please. Fr. Willie’s family would like to express their sincere thanks to their extended family, neighbours and friends for all their kindness and help. To offer messages of sympathy to Fr. Willie’s family, please use the “Condolences” link below.

Date Published:

Thursday 25th May 2023

Date of Death:

Wednesday 24th May 2023

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