Fr. Mícheál Mac Gréil SJ,
Loughloon, Westport and Upper Gardiner Street, Dublin - peacefully, in his 92nd year at Mayo University Hospital.
Predeceased by his parents Austin and Molly, brother Sean and sister Mary.
Deeply regretted by his loving brothers Austin, Fr. Owen and Padraic, sister-in-law Margie, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, cousins, relatives, St. Francis Xavier Jesuit Community and The Irish Jesuit Province, former students and colleagues of Maynooth University, neighbours and his many friends.
Ar dheis Dé dá anam.
Fr. Mícheál's remains will repose in the Cuslough Community Centre (F28 HY30) on Wednesday evening (January 25th) from 5:00pm with removal at 8:00pm to The Church of the Sacred Heart, Cushlough.
Removal on Thursday morning (January 26th) at 9:30am to St. Mary's Church, Westport via Loughloon.
Fr. Mícheál will repose in St. Mary's Church from 11:00am until 12:30pm.
Requiem Mass will take place at 1:00pm with the funeral proceeding to Aughavale cemetery.
Funeral Mass will be live streamed on www.churchtv.ie/westport.
Sincere sympathy to the Mc Greal family
May he rest in peace.
Sincere sympathy to the Mc'Greal family on the passing of Fr. Micheál
May his soul Rest In Peace.
May his gentle soul Rest In Peace.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam
May he Rest in Peace
May Fr. Micheal rest in peace.
A very interesting man who will be fondly remembered
Rest in Peace
May Fr. Micheál - Rest In Peace.
he will be sadly missed.
Rest easy your work is done.
Forever in our hearts.
Sagart agus laoch uasal a bhí ann í gcónaí agus grá aige dá theanga dhúchais agus dá thír dhúchais . D’oibrigh sé go dian, dícheallac h ar son mhuintir Iarthar na h-Éireann le cúrsaí chun dul chun chinn
A dhéanamh Leo.
Guímís suaimhneas síoraí dá anam.
Rip Fr.Micheal a wonderful man.
I was privileged to be a student of Micheal's in the early 70's and he remained a friend for the last fifty years. He leaves behind a wonderful legacy. Rest in Peace now, Micheal.
As we mourn his passing, we thank God for his inspirational gift and wonderful gospel witness, to all of us. May he rest in peace and rise in glory.
May he rest in eternal peace.
We have happy memories of Fr McGreal coming to Ballycroy and Innisbiggle Island to present the Jubilarians with their certificates and medals back in 2003.
We offer our Condolences to Fr Micheal's Family and friends
Department at Maynooth University. A very dedicated lecturer to many students who had great respect and admiration
for him. I have very fond memories of Micheal. Rest in Peace.
Sincere sympathy on the very sad passing of Fr.Mac Gréil.May his gentle soul rest in peace.
Rest in peace Fr. Michael
.May the Lord welcome him home with open arms. Thank you Fr.Michael. You are one of a rare kind. Rest in wondrous peace
Sympathy to all the family and friends on the passing of Fr Micheal may he rest in peace.
A great loss to his family , church and our community
May Fr Mícheál Rest In Peace
he is a loss to the world
He was my lecturer in Sociology in St Patrick's College Maynooth in the early 1970's
May he rest in peace
Fr. Micheáls more fondly referred to as Mac Gréil you will be forever in our hearts
Go ndéane Dia grásta air.
May His Gentle Soul Rest In Peace
We will remember him fondly for both the happy times and sad times we spent together.
Always a pleasure & comforting in times of sorrow & pain.
May Fr. Micheal now be reunited in his eternal home with his adored parents Austin & Molly, Sr. Mary & Sean.
Forever in our hearts.
May he enjoy the presence of God in Heaven. Amen.
Rest in Peace Fr Micheal
I remember him well as a young Jesuit priest at Milltown park Jesuit college Dublin. This was over fifty five year ago.
I remember him as it was only yesterday. Michael was a wonderful person. By all his help and encouragement and guidance he made me what I am today. A very sad day for me to hear of his passing. Rip my dear friend.
With great sadness that we learned of Fr. Micheal's passing our dearest cousin & friend.
To the McGreal family our deepest sympathy at this sad time.
The end of an era, a Saint in our midst gone to his eternal reward.
God rest your beautiful soul Fr. Michael.
May his Kind and Gentle Soul rest in Peace
Thank you for your presence, prayers, and support at many family funerals and events over the years.
Thank you for your voice and advocacy for the forgotten and often unpopular causes. Thank you for the sermons and the folklore and spirituality of all you said. Thank you for your dedication to Aughagower Parish and people and your answered prayers that we get a priest. May your voice and prayers be heard all the better by the Good Lord and his saints.
Rest in peace - míle buiochas.
We will remember him fondly not only as a neighbour but also for his natural wit, wise and comforting words.
To all of his family and extended relatives we extend our heartfelt condolences to you at this sad time. May his kind and gentle soul rest in eternal peace.
Such a good and interesting man, a delight to have known him.. May his gentle soul rest in peace.
it was a pleasure to served with him on the western rail committee .
May his gentle soul rest in peace
Fr.Michel.was a great man for looking.after.those in need.
May he be rewarded in.heaven
Condolences to all the Family.
A GREAT FRIEND TO THE REIDY FAMILY GOING BACK TO THE 40’S, 50’S,60’S ETC. A SAINT HAS LEFT US BUT WILL NEVER BE FORGOTTEN
..Rest in Peace Fr. Michéal...you have earned your rest for your compassionate humble kindness. You were a beautiful soul. You enriched each person you were in contact with. You will be very much missed...thank you for allowing us to participate with you on your lifepath.
Offering prayers & thoughts with sincere sympathy to your brothers, extended family also your friends.
To all Fr Michaél's family members sincere condolences on yer loss. A life well lived ( definitely no regrets ) ... A Holy man with a huge positive impact throughout his journey ... Be very proud. May we all find comfort in knowing , Fr Michael has earned his true blessed rest .. Rip ..Amen