Funeral arrangements announced for Abbeyleix PP Fr John Cummins

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The late Fr. John Cummins

The late Fr. John Cummins

Abbeyleix Parish Priest Fr John Cummins will be mourned in his Laois parish and his native Newbridge this weekend. 

Reception of remains to the Church of the Most Holy Rosary, Abbeyleix at 6.30pm on Friday, February 1. Reposing until 9pm, concluding with Night Prayer. 

Requiem Mass at 12 noon on Saturday. Following requiem Mass, his remains will return to his family home in Newbridge. 

Funeral Mass at 11am on Monday morning in St Conleth's Parish Church, Newbridge with interment in St Conleth's Cemetery, Newbridge. 

Prior to his posting to Abbeyleix, he was an administrator Carlow Cathedral was Chaplain at IT Carlow and CC in Naas Parish.

Predeceased by his father Con, Fr John is deeply regretted by his loving mother Renee, brothers Con and Gary, sister Maria, sister-in-law Yvonne, niece Caoimhe, nephews Conor and Daniel, extended family, Bishop Denis Nulty and the priests of Kildare and Leighlin.