Death of Fr. Joe McLoughlin, C.Ss.R.

The death has occurred in Limerick, on Sunday November 29th, of Fr. Joseph (‘Joe’) McLoughlin, Redemptorist. Although he had been unwell for some time past, his death was unexpected. May his dear soul rest in peace.  Fr. Joe was a much loved member of the Redemptorist community in Mount St. Alphonsus, Limerick, and a much-loved member of the Irish Redemptorist Province. He will be mourned also in our Vice-Province of Fortaleza, where he had ministered for nearly forty years,  beginning 1964, until his return to Ireland c. 2001.

In Limerick, he was known for his knowledge and love of the Scriptures, and he shared that knowledge gladly with many people, in his teaching and sharing groups in the city. Always totally dedicated to his ministry as a Redemptorist, we pray that he will experience a great Céad Míle Fáilte in the halls of heaven. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis!


McLoughlin, Joseph (late of Redemptorists, Mount St Alphonsus, Limerick) unexpectedly but peacefully in the care of Thorpe’s Nursing Home on November 29th.

Mourned by his Redemptorist Community, his sister Marie, his brother-in-law Bryan Cunningham, nieces and nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews, relatives and friends in Ireland and Brazil.

Removal on Tuesday, December 1st from the Monastery to Mount St Alphonsus Church at 6.30pm.

Funeral Mass on Wednesday, December 2nd at 11.30am, followed by

Burial in Castlemungret Cemetery.

The funeral will be private with attendance restricted to close family and Redemptorists. The funeral will be streamed on



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