Fr James (Jim) Hayes, SJ

Born on 6th July 1933 in Limerick; raised in Limerick City; educated at Crescent College SJ; entered the Jesuits 14th September 1951 at St Mary's, Emo, Co. Laois; ordained 29th July 1965 at Milltown Park, Dublin; Final Vows 2nd February 1968 at Milltown Park, Dublin; Parish Priest of Lerwick, 1994-2000; died 31st January 2016, aged 82.

Commissioning of Shetland catechists c.1994, with Archbishop Couve de Murville (Birmingham), Bishop Mario Conti (Aberdeen) and Monsignor Daniel McHugh (Director, Maryvale Institute).

Standing, left to right: Frances Wiles, Fr James Hayes SJ, Hilde Bardell, Anne Murray, Pat Loynd, Rose Keane, Margaret Pattinson, Lucy Manton-Milne (RIP).

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