Very Rev Terence Kelly, PE

Very Rev Terence Kelly








The Archdiocese of Armagh is sad to announce the death on 6 January 2014 of Fr Terence Kelly, PE, former Parish Priest of Ballinderry.  Fr Kelly died peacefully in Collegelands Nursing Home.  May he rest in peace. Our sympathies are with his sisters, Sr Joanne MMM and May Doherty, sister-in-law, Patsy Kelly, nieces and nephews and family circle and brother priests.

Funeral arrangements are as follows:

Tuesday, 7 January 2014 at 7.00 pm remains leaving his sister-in-law’s home to arrive at St Colmcille’s Church, Knockaconey for Mass at 7.30 pm.

Requiem Mass will take place on Wednesday, 8 January 2014 at 12.00 noon in St Colmcille’s Church, Knockaconey.  Burial immediately afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.


Born 30 August 1934, Parish of Armagh

St Patrick’s College, Armagh
St Patrick’s College, Maynooth

Ordained 21 June 1959 in St Patrick’s College, Maynooth


Assistant, St Patrick’s, Dundalk 1960
Assistant, Ardee 1960 – 1962
Assistant, Clonfeacle 1962 – 1964
Curate, Ardtrea (Loup) 1964 – 1966
Curate, Dungannon 1966 – 1988
Parish Priest, Tandragee 1988 – 1994
Parish Priest, Ballinderry 1994 – 2008
Pastor Emeritus (residing in Ballinderry) 2008 – until death