Reverend Professor Enda McDonagh R.I.P.

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February 28th




College Chapel


The community of St Patrick's College extends our heartfelt condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Reverend Professor Enda McDonagh, RIP.

The funeral Mass of Rev. Prof. Enda McDonagh was held in the College Chapel on Sunday 28th February 2021. it may be viewed by clicking here. Please click on the following for the Funeral Mass booklet.

For tributes to Rev. Prof Enda McDonagh, see:

Colleague Prof. Emeritus Patrick Hannon, Doing the Truth, The Tablet, 13 March, 2021

President Prof. Michael Mullaney, Remembering Maynooth, 27 February 2021

Archbishop Michael Neary, Homily of Requiem Mass, 28 February 2021.

Father Enda McDonagh opened the door for friend and stranger, and countless generations of Irish seminarians, to experience the excitement that is the quest for faith seeking understanding.
With Enda, the Word continued to become flesh whether in hospital wards, in boardrooms, broken homes, or breaking hearts – all those situations derived hope when Enda spoke.
Absolutely convinced of Christ’s gospel, he acknowledged the way in which a Christianity that was divided was such a contradiction, and so he fostered ecumenical dialogue at the international and local level.