Denny R C Church

  Denny RC Church

(SMR1467)

 NS 8110 8295

St. Alexander’s

 

TIMELINE

1859: Mass said in Catholic day school in Denny.

1861: Chapel-school opened 1st December.

1870: Denny becomes a separate charge from Falkirk.

1889: New chapel built in Stirling Street, immediately to the west of the old one, in Gothic style at a cost of £1400.   Foundation stone laid 23rd July 1889.  Church opened April 1890 and dedicated under the title of St. Alexander I, Pope and martyr.   There was a gallery above the front entrance.   Internally very ornate with a marble altar and an underground crypt.

SEATING

700

WAR MEMORIAL

See separate entry for War Memorial.

PRIESTS OF DENNY R.C. CHURCH

1870

Ward, Peter
O’Neill, W Dec 1883
Hannon 1889
Rooney, William E Aug 1902
Burns

Aug 1902

Shivers, Patrick May 1908
Kelly Jan 1928
Curran April 1941

Aug 1941

Devan
Feb 1948 Kelly, Michael
Cunningham Nov 1957
Mozieretz Nov 1958
Brennan, J.

G.B.Bailey (2019)