Monsignor Benny with, on left, his brother, John, and, to the right, his sister, Marie and brother, Pat
Right Reverend Monsignor Benedict (Benny) O'Shea - of County Kilkenny family - celebrated his Golden Jubilee at his Arundel and Brighton combined Parish of Our Lady of Lourdes, Rottingdean and Saint Patrick's, Woodingdean recently.
The Jubilee Mass was concelebrated by a number of fellow priests and his local bishop and attended by some of Monsignor Benny's family and friends.
[Image: Father Benedict with nieces, Amii (Cahill) McKeever, on left, and Enrika (Cahill) Grogan, (both daughters of Marie), being hugged by their Grand-aunt Monica who is now Cistercian Mother Agnes at Saint Mary's Abbey, Glencairn and Mount Melleray, near Lismore, County Waterford (c.1983)]
Amii is now Editor of the Country Living section of the Irish Farmers' Journal and Enrika resides in Australia.
Monsignor Benny was born on July 27, 1948.
Go n-éirí an bóthar Dé leis.
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