Msgr. Kevin T. O’Neill, ordained on May 11, 1961, at St. Peter’s Cathedral in Erie, Pa., celebrated his 50th anniversary as a priest today with Mass at Queen of Martyrs Church in Cheektowaga. Msgr. O'Neill currently serves as canonical administrator of Mary Queen of Angels Regional Catholic School in Cheektowaga, a position he has held for five years.
A Mass of Thanksgiving to be celebrated by Msgr. O’Neill will also take place at 2 p.m. Sunday, June 5, at Immaculate Conception Church in East Aurora, where he served as pastor for 23 years until his retirement in 2005. A reception in the school hall will follow, and all are welcome to attend.