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The Priests - published on 07/02/16

"Ave Maria"

Fr Eugene O’ Hagan, born 1959, is a canon lawyer, judicial vicar and Chancellor of the Diocese of Down and Connor. He is also the parish administrator of the Parish of Ballyclare and Ballygowan, for the Church of The Sacred Heart and the Church of The Holy Family.

Fr Eugene’s motto: “To speak to the heart and soul through the gift of music and song.”

Fr Eugene’s hobbies, apart from music, include cooking, swimming, walking in the woodlands and enjoying the latest state-of-the-art gadgets.

Fr Martin O’ Hagan, born 1963, has been a Diocesan Adviser in Religious Education for 13 years. He is currently the parish priest of the Parish of Newtownards and Comber, for the Church of St. Patrick and the Church of Our Lady of the Visitation, Diocese of Down and Connor.

Fr Martin’s motto: “That the daily sowing of the seeds of faith, watered by God, will bear a great harvest for the future, calling on others to be part of the sowing.”

Fr Martin’s hobbies, apart from music, include cooking, gardening, walking, writing poetry and collecting antiques.

Fr David Delargy, born 1963, has spent seven years as a teacher of Religious Education and German at Our Lady and St Patrick’s College, Belfast, and also was Chaplain to the University of Ulster at Jordanstown. Currently he is the parish priest of the Parish of St. Michael’s in West Belfast, for the Church of St. Michael the Archangel, Diocese of Down and Connor.

Fr David’s motto: “To console, inspire, entertain and engender hope through priestly and musical performance ministry.”

Fr David’s hobbies, apart from music, include reading, walking, gardening, golfing and adventure sports”.

From their web site:  The Priests

Laura Montorio

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