On my own behalf and on behalf of the faithful of the Diocese of Cloyne, I wish to offer prayerful support to the family of Karen Buckley at this painful time as they await the safe return of Karen. We have all been deeply touched by the unconditional love expressed by John and Marian for their daughter Karen. I ask the parish community of Mourneabbey, as you gather together this evening for the Mass of Hope for the Buckley family, to join with me in prayer for the safe return of Karen, and for her anxious parents and brothers Brendan, Kieran and Damian.
I invite all people of goodwill to join with me in prayer for everyone who is involved in the search for Karen at this time.
Bishop William Crean,
Bishop of Cloyne
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