O'Sullivan, Hugh

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Name

O'Sullivan, Hugh

Given name

Hugh Daniel

Family name

O'Sullivan

One-line bio

Hugh O'Sullivan was an Adelaide priest, who worked as Adelaide, Australian and International YCW chaplain.

Biography

Hugh O'Sullivan was born at Tarlee, South Australia on 28 August 1939.

His first parish was in Hectorville, South Australia, where he also became a YCW chaplain.

He later served as diocesan chaplain. In 1977, he was elected as national chaplain of the Australian YCW and in November 1989 he was elected collaborator for the International YCW in the Asia-Pacific region.

He returned to Adelaide in 1996 as parish priest in St Martin De Porres, Sheidow Park, South Australia.

He wrote several books including "The Clatter of Wooden Clogs" and "Making Monday the Best Day of the Week."

He died of bone cancer on Pentecost Sunday 18 May 1997.

Country of origin

Birth date

August 28, 1939

Birth place

Tarlee, South Australia

Death date

May 18, 1997

Death place

Adelaide

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