ANNIVERSARIES - NOTEWORTHY EVENTS


The list below shows noteworthy events in the history of the Church of Saint Peter in Chains.

6 January 1952
  Canon Peter Fitzpatrick died.
11 January 1952
  Monsignor Edward Traynor was born.
20 January 2009
  Addie Hissey died.
30 January 1924
  The land on which the Church of Saint Peter in Chains is built was bought.
Golden Jubilee Book
5 February 1883
  Father James McCarroll was born.
10 February 1937
  Canon John Walls was born.
12 February 1967
  Canon Robert McCliment died.
16 February 1930
  Canon Lawrence Fischer was ordained.
21 February 1931
  Father Michael Lynch was born.
24 February 1998
  Parish Centre was opened.
1 March 1976
  James McFarlane died.
1 March 1986
  Father Gerard Magee was ordained.
2 March 1965
  The first formal Mass in English was said in the Church of Saint Peter in Chains.
There were 'practice' Masses on 7 and 11 February 1965.
Golden Jubilee Book
8 March 2005
  Monsignor Edward Traynor died.
10 March 1950
  Monsignor Archibald McSparran died.
13 March 1910
  James McFarlane was born.
15 March 1996
  Canon Charles Matthews died.
18 March 1961
  Canon John Walls was ordained.
22 March 1888
  Canon Peter Fitzpatrick was born.
29 March 1922
  John Dolan was born.
30 March 1963
  Father Alistair Tosh was ordained.
3 April 1965
  Father Matt McManus was ordained.
7 April 1997
  Parish Centre construction started.
12 April 2001
  Blessed Sacrament Chapel was opened.
12 April 2011
  Father Gabriel Kigozi died.
24 April 1921
  Father William McBurnie was ordained.
25 April 1978
  Father John Murphy died.
3 May 1892
  Father William McBurnie was born.
11 May 1957
  Father Stephen Motroni was born.
19 May 1930
  Father John Murphy was born.
25 May 1929
  Father Gerald Muir was born.
31 May 1970
  Father Patrick Smith was ordained.
1 June 1956
  Father Gabriel Kigozi was born.
1 June 1982
  Parishioners from Saint Peter's travelled to Bellahouston Park, Glasgow for Mass celebrated by Pope John Paul II.
Papal Visit 1982
2 June 1887
  Canon Robert McCliment was born.
2 June 1985
  Monsignor Edward Traynor was ordained.
4 June 1983
  Father Stephen Motroni was ordained.
5 June 1949
  Father James O'Sullivan was ordained.
5 June 1955
  Father Michael Lynch was ordained.
7 June 1969
  Father Declan Kelly was ordained.
8 June 1952
  Canon Charles Matthews was ordained.
12 June 1966
  Service was broadcast on live radio from Saint Peter in Chains.
Golden Jubilee Book
16 June 1929
  Canon Matthew Littleton was ordained.
21 June 1916
  Father Joseph Glendinning was born.
23 June 1998
  Father Stephen Cochrane was ordained.
24 June 1908
  Monsignor Archibald McSparran was ordained.
24 June 1997
  Father John Boyce was ordained.
28 June 1914
  Canon Peter Fitzpatrick was ordained.
28 June 2006
  Keith Michael Patrick Cardinal O'Brien, Archbishop of Saint Andrews and Edinburgh became the first Cardinal to celebrate Mass in Saint Peter's.
Cardinal's Visit 2006
1 July 1967
  Father Henry McFarlane was ordained.
Golden Jubilee Book
2 July 1981
  Monsignor Peter Magee was ordained.
2 July 2004
  Father Michael Lynch died.
4 July 1908
  Father James McCarroll was ordained.
6 July 2003
  Father Stephen McGrattan was ordained.
8 July 1983
  Father John McCaig was ordained.
13 July 2005
  Saint Peter's website was launched.
16 July 1954
  Father John Murphy was ordained.
16 July 1994
  HMS Dasher plaque was unveiled.
17 July 1898
  Jack Coia was born.
17 July 1954
  Father Gerald Muir was ordained.
19 July 1981
  Father Paul O'Brien was ordained.
26 July 1987
  Father Gabriel Kigozi was ordained.
4 August 1981
  Jack Coia died.
4 August 1983
  Thursday Club had its first meeting.
9 August 1977
  Canon Matthew Littleton died.
15 August 1913
  Canon Robert McCliment was ordained.
22 August 1953
  Father William McBurnie died.
24 August 1882
  Monsignor Archibald McSparran was born.
30 August 1926
  Monica Coulter was born.
31 August 1904
  Canon Lawrence Fischer was born.
31 August 2006
  'Tu Es Petrus Et Super Hanc Petram Aedificabo Ecclesiam Meam' was installed.
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3 September 1939
  Father Alistair Tosh was born.
7 September 2017
  Canon Matt McManus retired as Parish Priest - the first do do so as all predecessors died in service.
8 September 2017
  Father Duncan McVicar became Parish Priest.
16 September 2010
  Parishioners from Saint Peter's travelled to Bellahouston Park, Glasgow for Mass celebrated by Pope Benedict XVI.
Papal Visit 2010
18 September 1923
  Father James O'Sullivan was born.
18 September 2007
  Father Alistair Tosh died.
22 September 1940
  Canon Matt McManus was born.
25 September 1975
  Monica Coulter, Sister Mary of Saint Joseph died.
2 October 1938
  The Church of Saint Peter in Chains was opened.
Opening Ceremony
10 October 1980
  Canon Lawrence Fischer died.
5 November 1952
  Father James McCarroll died.
5 November 1999
  Father Paul O'Brien died.
6 November 1946
  Michael Reilly died.
13 November 1938
  The first Baptisms were celebrated in the Church of Saint Peter in Chains.
Golden Jubilee Book
18 November 1955
  Father Paul O'Brien was born.
19 November 1927
  Canon Charles Matthews was born.
23 November 2004   Canon Matt McManus became Parish Priest.
29 November 1946
  Father Patrick Smith was born.
3 December 1980
  Father Joseph Glendinning was ordained.
8 December 1903
  Canon Matthew Littleton was born.
8 December 1910
  Gerard McCulloch was born.
8 December 1990
  Gerard McCulloch died.
17 December 1907
  Addie Hissey was born.
18 December 1960
  First Weekly Bulletin was produced.
18 December 2007
  John Dolan died.
23 December 1997
  Parish Centre construction ended.
30 December 1938
  The first Requiem Mass was said in the Church of Saint Peter in Chains.
Golden Jubilee Book
31 December 1874
  Michael Reilly was born.
31 December 1993
  Father Joseph Glendinning died.