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Fr Joe's Diamond Jubilee

Fr_Joe_2 This weekend the parishioners of Doonbeg Parish join with Fr. Joe Haugh and his family as he marks the Diamond Jubilee of his Ordination to the Priesthood.

Fr. Joe is a native of Coolmeen, Co. Clare. He was ordained to the priesthood for the Killaloe Diocese in the Church of St. Mary of the Rosary, Nenagh by Bishop Joseph Rodgers on 16th June 1957

Fr. Joe was appointed to serve on a temporary mission to the diocese of Brentwood in England after his ordination where he served for six years until he was recalled to the Killaloe diocese and appointed curate to Kilmaley parish, Co. Clare in October 1963.  In July 1978 he was appointed curate to Corofin parish, Co. Clare.  He was appointed Parish Priest in Cross, Co. Clare (Kilballyowen) in July 1989 where he remained until his appointment to Doonbeg parish in July 1995.  Fr. Joe has served the people of Doonbeg for the last twenty two years as parish priest from 1995 to 2008 when he became Priest in Residence and Administrator and continues to actively serve as Assistant Priest since October 2009.

On Saturday (17th June) evening at St. Senan’s Church, Bealaha, Doonbeg at 8.00p.m. and on Sunday morning (18th June) in the Church of Our Lady Assumed Into Heaven, Doonbeg, at 10.00 a.m. Fr. Joe will celebrate Mass in thanksgiving for his ministry with parishioners and family. People are invited to Doonbeg Community Hall on Saturday after the Bealaha Mass to mark the occasion with refreshments.

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