Father Tim Cahill dies after long illness

Father Tim Cahill. Image: Facebook.

Father Tim Cahill. Image: Facebook.

Blayney Parish Priest Father Tim Cahill died on January 8 after a long battle with cancer.

Father Tim served as an assistant priest in Bathurst and Cowra; as University Chaplain; and as Parish Priest of Dunedoo, Wellington and Blayney.

Well loved throughout the community Father Tim's sense of humour, linguistic abilities and his passion for music are all fondly remembered by all that met him.

He was a beloved member of the Shalom Community in Carcoar. His last appointment was as Rector of the Shrine of the Immaculate Conception.

His lasting legacy is the restoration of the organ in the Church Of Immaculate Conception on which he enjoyed playing both secular and non-secular songs.

For those that have a story that they'd like to share an email has been established to facilitate the collation of memories for a book on his life.

If you have any happy/sad/humorous stories and some images to share send them to mytimtale@gmail.com

The funeral arrangements will be known after Tuesday and the funeral will be in the week of 18-22 January.

The funeral will be at Wellington and Tim will be buried at his beloved Carcoar.

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