Fr. Charles G. O' Mahony

Fr. Charles G. O' Mahony was one of the first group in Fiji.

He was born in Kyabram, Victoria, on the 20th November 1918. his father was a school principal. Ann, his mother, died in 1923. The family, three boys and a girl, moved to Geelong. Charlie worked for four years in the Public Taxation Department until one day he found himself thinking, " Why not become a priest?" he joined the Columbans, did spiritual year at philosophy at Essendon 1938-1941 and theology in Omaha.

From 1961 he served as Regional Bursar, Vocation Director, Office Manager and Regional Director. Places Fr. O' Mahony worked i=at included Xavier College (1960-1966); Raviravi (1969-1972); Yasawa (1972-1973); Vanuakula (1974-1984); Naililili (1986-1989)

Fr. Charles G. O' Mahony died in 1989.