Statement from Bishop Joseph Duffy on the death of Sr Philomena Lyons
I was deeply shocked to hear of the tragic death of Sr Philomena Lyons in Ballybay, on Saturday last.
I spent some hours with her community at the Daughters of Our Lady of the Sacred Heart Convent yesterday, and I share their profound sense of grief and loss at this difficult time.
I offer my heartfelt sympathy to all who have been bereaved by Sr Philomena’s death, and especially to her family, her Congregation and the people of Ballybay.
Bishop of Clogher
17 December 2001
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