Kilkenny bishop Laurence Forristal funeral arrangements

Popular cleric will be buried on Saturday

Sean Keane

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His Rev, Dr Laurence Forristal,  retired Bishop of Ossory who passed away

His Rev, Dr Laurence Forristal, retired Bishop of Ossory who has passed away

The funeral arrangements for the late Dr Laurence Forristal  Bishop Emeritus of Ossory and former Auxiliary Bishop of Dublin. Died October 10th 2018 (peacefully) at St. Luke's Hospital. Deeply regretted by his sisters Kathleen, Nan and Mary, brother-in-law Eamon, sisters-in-law Maureen and Geraldine, nephews, nieces and his extended family, Bishop Dermot Farrell, Bishop Emeritus Seamus Freeman, priests, religious and the people of the Diocese of Ossory  and all who met him in the course of his priestly and episcopal ministries.

Reposing at the Chapel at St. Columba's Hospital, Thomastown from 2p.m. on Friday (Oct. 12th) followed by removal to St. Mary's Cathedral, Kilkenny (arriving at 7p.m.). Concelebrated Requiem Mass on Saturday (Oct. 13th) at 12noon followed by burial in the Cathedral grounds.