Fr Peter McKenna (Pat Barney) of San Antonio, Texas and formerly of Derrykinnighbeg will celebrate a Mass of Thanksgiving in the Sacred Heart Chapel, Carrickroe, on Sunday 16th July 2017 at 2 o’clock. Everyone in the community is invited to this very special occasion to join with Fr Peter and his family. Refreshments served in Carrickroe Community Centre afterwards.
Fr Peter was one of 12 children of John and Annie McKenna’s household in Derrykinnighbeg….Joseph (London), Benny (Ohio), Rev Peter (San Antonio, Texas, ordained to the Priesthood in 1957), Rev Monsignor Enda, (Fredericksburg, Texas, ordained to the Priesthood on 6th June 1964), Packie (R.I.P.), John (R.I.P.), Mary McKenna (Dundalk), Rosaleen McKenna (San Antonio, Texas), Annie McKenna (R.I.P), Eileen Donnelly, Dundalk; Madge Groarke (Moyvane, Co Kerry), and an infant child deceased. His many friends and neighbours in the community send good wishes to him for continued blessings in his ministry.