The sudden death has occurred of Very Rev. Fr. James Byrne, Curraghamone, Ballybofey and formerly of Australia.
(Pastor Emeritus of Sacred Heart Parish, Wilsonton, Diocese of Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia)
Beloved son of the late Pierce Anthony and Maureen, dearly loved brother of Ann, Patrick, Redmond, Mary Frances and Denis.
Fr. James’s remains will be reposing in the Church of Mary Immaculate, Stranorlar on Monday (December 14th) from 6 p.m. with Rosary at 9 p.m.
Requiem Mass on Tuesday (December 15th) at 11 a.m. Interment afterwards in Drumboe Cemetery.
The Rosary and Requiem Mass will be streamed live via the Parish Webcam at https://www.churchservices.tv/stranorlar
The Interment will be streamed live via the Parish Facebook Page at https://www.facebook.com/ChurchofMaryImmaculateStranorlar/
Very deeply regretted and sadly missed by his sorrowing sisters, brothers, nephews, nieces, extended family, his doctors, his former parishioners in Australia, Bishop of Toowoomba – Most Rev. Robert McGuckin, his brother priests in the Diocese of Toowoomba and Raphoe, by the parishioners of Stranorlar and Glenfin, neighbours and many friends.
In compliance with current Government Restrictions, the Funeral will be Private to close friends.
Sacred Heart of Jesus Have Mercy on his Soul