Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church

Father Andrew J. Kennedy
A Priest who came from Ireland to Serve the Diocese of Birmingham in Alabama in 1989 and Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church from July 1993 to March 2017.

In Loving Memory
of Father Andy Kennedy
who was Our Pastor
from 1993 to 2017

Father Andy Kennedy

+Eternal Rest+
Eternal rest, grant unto him O Lord
and let perpetual light shine upon him.
May he rest in peace. Amen.
May his soul and the souls
of all the faithful departed,
through the mercy of God,
rest in peace. Amen.

+Descanso Eterno+
Concédele Señor, el descanso eterno.
Y brille para él la luz eterna.
Descanse en paz. Amén.
Su alma y las de todos
los fieles difuntos descansen en paz,
por la misericordia del Señor. Amén.

Funeral Services for Father Andrew J. Kennedy

Monday, March 20, 2017 at
Our Lady of Lourdes Church
from 5 - 7 pm
with a Prayer Service at 7 pm

Visitation and Funeral Mass
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 at
the Cathedral of St. Paul
(Downtown Birmingham)
Visitation 10 - 11 am
Funeral Mass at 11 am
with a reception following the Mass
in the Great Hall.

Visitation and Memorial Mass
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 at
Our Lady of Lourdes Church
Visitation 10 - 11 am
Memorial Mass at 11 am
followed by Lunch
in the Family Life Center Gym
(Next to the Church)

Memorial Mass
Saturday, April 1st, 11:30 am at
St Michael's Church
Tipperary Town, Ireland
Interment of Ashes immediately afterwards in
St Michael's Cemetery
Tipperary Town.

"May the road rise to meet you.
May the wind be always at your back.
May the sun shine warm upon your face.
And rains fall soft upon your fields.
And until we meet again,
May God hold you in the hollow of His hand.
Amen." (An Irish Blessing)

Father Andrew J. Kennedy
who was our Pastor at
Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church
from July 1993 to March 16, 2017

Born: January 12, 1936 - Tipperary, Ireland
Ordained a Priest - June 1963
Died: March 16, 2017 - Birmingham, AL
+ Laid to Rest +
April 1, 2017
St. Michael's Church Cemetery
Tipperary Town, Ireland

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Photo - Memorial - Twitter - Obituary

Guest Book Memories - Diocese - One Voice

Announcement in Ireland

Thank You
The Family of Father Andrew Kennedy would like to thank everyone for their acts of kindness, cards and prayers during his recent illness and passing. They want you all to know that Our Lady of Lourdes Parish will remain in their prayers, and that they wish you well as you begin anew with Father Alex Steinmiller.

La familia del Padre Andrew Kennedy le da gracias a todos por sus actos de bondad, tarjetas y oraciones durante su reciente enfermedad y fallecimiento. Quieren que todos sepan que la parroquia de nuestra Señora de Lourdes se mantendrá en sus oraciones, y que desea como usted empezar de nuevo con el Padre Alex Steinmiller.

Father Kennedy administering First Communion

Father Kennedy with First Communion Recipients

Father Kennedy's 40th Anniversary

Father Kennedy's 50th Anniversary

 Jesus Invites Us,  "Come Follow Me"

This Painting hangs on the Wall of Father Kennedy's Office.

If you have Photographs of Father Kennedy
that you would like to share with us
for use on this Memorial Page,
please call the Church Office
at (205) 836-2274,
Mon - Fri (8:00 am - 4:00 pm)
and speak to Robin



Last modified: April 24, 2017