Death of Bishop Pádraig O’Donoghue

Bishop Pádraig O’Donoghue in a 2018 photo.

The Diocesan Office has announced the death of the late Bishop Pádraig O’Donoghue, Bishop Emeritus of Lancaster Diocese and a native of Mourneabbey.  Bishop Pádraig peacefully returned to the Lord in Nazareth House, Mallow, on Sunday morning.  

Bishop Pádraig assisted in the parishes of Bantry and Ballincollig following his retirement as Bishop of Lancaster. He also celebrated the Sacrament of Confirmation in parishes of the Diocese for a number of years.  

Bishop Padraig’s Funeral Mass will take place privately in accordance with current government and HSE guidelines.

May he now rest in the peace of the Lord.