Funeral Arrangements

Fr. Ramsbottom will be arriving in Christ the King Church, Cooleragh on Saturday (Sept. 10th) at 4.30 pm and will repose there on Saturday evening and on Sunday (Sept. 11th), with prayers on Sunday evening at 7 pm. Requiem Mass on Monday (Sept 12th) at 12 noon, followed by burial in St. Benignus Cemetery, Staplestown. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Irish Cancer Society.

Biography

Born:                   09/06/1939

Ordained:            06/06/1964

Fr Pat’s family home was in Fossey, Timahoe, Stradbally, Co Laois

Educated:

Timahoe NS
St Marys College, Knockbeg
Irish College, Rome
St Patrick College, Carlow

Appointments;

CC  St Francis of Assisi Parish, Garston, Liverpool   June 1964 – Sept 1964

CC Bagenalstown  Sept 1964 – Aug  1971

CC Naas                July 1971 – July 1981

CC Clonbullogue     Aug 1981 – Aug  1983

PP Cooleragh-Staplestown Aug 1993 – June 2003

Retired due to ill health in 2003 and has resided in the parish since.