Death of former SL Education Secretary Fr Norman Fitzgerald CSSp-

The death has occured of  Fr. Norman Fitzgerald who took up his first appointment in 1954 in Sierra Leone where he served for over 25 years. He taught in Christ the King College, Bo for 6 years and in 1960 was the Founder / Principal of St. Paul’s Secondary School in Pujehun.  After 8 years in Pujehun followed by a sabbatical, he moved to Freetown as Education Secretary, a post in which he remained until his return to Ireland in 1981. He was also heavily involved in youth chaplaincy and development work.

May he rest in Peace.

Further details can be obtained from Peter O’Mahony Press secretary for the Spiritans Kimmage Manor.