Bideford Catholic Churches

Catholic churches of Bideford and Torrington

Farewell Party for Father Terry and Bridget

On the 19th August this year the Parishioners of Torrington and Bideford held a 'Farewell Party' at The Sacred Heart Church; in Bideford, to say goodbye to Father Terence O'Donovan and his housekeeper Bridget, who has looked after him at the presbytery for the last ten years.


A huge feast of snacks and nibbles, not to mention a vast array of gorgeous cakes were donated along with a 'bottle or two', which were appreciated by all some who attended.


Father Terry is retiring to his family home in the picturesque fishing village of Union Hall located on the west side of Glandore Harbour in County Cork, Ireland.


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Father so wanted a watch but we couldn't run to a Rolex

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