Brendan Hoban

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Fr. Brendan Hoban is an Irish Catholic priest in the Killala Diocese, columnist and author of a number of books. Fr. Hoban was born in Ballycastle, Co. Mayo in 1948.[1] Educated in Ballycastle Boys National School, St Muredach¹s College, Ballina and entered St Patrick's College, Maynooth in 1968 and was ordained for the diocese of Killala in 1973. He writes a weekly column in the Western People.

He co-presents radio show Faith Alive on MidWest Radio each Sunday.[2]

Fr. Brendan is a founding member of the Association of Catholic Priests in 2010[3] and is states and publishes many controversial opinions which conflict with the mainstream church.

Fr. Hoban ministered in Ballina and now serves as Parish Priest in Moygownagh, Co Mayo.

Publications[edit]

Fr. Hoban has published a number of books.

  • 'Turbulent Diocese, The Killala Troubles 1798 - 1848' by Hoban, Fr. Brendan, 2011.
  • 'Where do we go from here' by Hoban, Fr, Brendan, Banley House, Dublin, 2013.
  • 'A melancholy truth : the travels and travails of Fr Charles Bourke : c. 1765-1820' by Brendan Hoban, Banley House, Dublin, 2008.
  • 'A touch of the heart : A memoir' by Hoban, Brendan, 2002.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fr. Brendan Hoban
  2. ^ schedule Mid West Radio.
  3. ^ A life of mistrust and sacrifice By Caroline O’Doherty, Irish Examiner, Friday June 24, 2011.