Michael Morrison

Chaplain, Person

1908 –

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Who is Michael Morrison?

Father Michael Morrison was an Irish Jesuit priest. Educated at Sexton St. Christian Brothers, and at the Jesuit Mungret College, Limerick, he trained as a Jesuit Priest. He taught at Belvedere College, in 1941 during the second world war, the british army called on Irish priests to serve as chaplains. He was a British Army chaplain associated with the allied liberation of Belsen, a notorious death camp in April 1945. He made that atrocious camp into center for daily Holy Mass. Several people of varying religious persuasions attended his services. Following the war he went to Australia working as a teacher.

He collapsed while walking up the steps in Belvedere House and Gardens and died in Jervis Street Hospital, Dublin soon after in April 1973.

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1908
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on July 23, 2013

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