Book of Condolence for Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI

31 Dec 2022

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The child returns home to the father!
With deep sadness in my heart I want to express my deep condolences for the loss of our father in the faith. He was a bright beacon shining the light of Christ on the whole world. We are forever grateful for his faith, guidance and teachings
Dear Papa Benedetto May you now rest in the peace, love and joy of Christ.
Well done good and faithful servant enter into heaven he everlasting joy of your master’s house.
My prayers are with you dear Papa. No eyes can see or mind can fathom what God has in store for those who love Him!
Eternal rest grant unto him dear Lord and let perpetual light shine upon him. I will offer a plenary indulgence for you dear father in the faith. With all my love, we are united as one Catholic, apostolic Church praying for you.
Cor Unum in Patre,
Laura Schuckenbrock

Laura Schuckenbrock

Rest in peace. Thank you for all your beautiful writings.


On behalf of the Augustinian Oder in Ireland, I wish to express my deepest sympathy on the death of Pope Emeritus, Benedict XVI. May the good Lord now reward him for his total dedication, his faithful and humble service of the God of love and His Church over many, many years! May he rest in peace!

Fr. Tony Egan, OSA (Prior Provincial)

May Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI rest in peace. Condolences to all who mourn for him and gratitude for all his good works.

Gillian Ryan

Thank you for your wisdom and care.

Dáithí Coyle

Go mbeidm leaba I measured na naomh agat.i

Seosamh O Laoi

Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam dílis.

Jordan family, Galway, Ireland

We thank God for the life of good Pope Benedict whose gentle and clear use of reason helped our faith and most especially for that wonderful healing gift to the Church, his magisterial motu proprio Summorum Pontificum.

Donal and Helen Hanley

Following appeals from Pope Francis, prayers are offered for the soul of Pope Emeritus Benedict and his predecessor Pope John Paul 11. RIP.

Liam Mullen

Rest in peace Pope Benedict. Home at last.

Barry McLaughlin

Thank you Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI for remaining true to the Gospel message of our Lord Jesus Christ and traditional Church teaching. You showed great courage in refusing to bow to populism, relativism and world trends.
May the Lord now reward you for your long, loyal and dedicated service to His Church by leading you into Eternal Light.

Peter O’Connor

May the Lord bring comfort to all who mourn the death of this humble and committed servant of God. May he rest in peace.

Brendan Corkery

May you rest in peace.

Frances McDonnell

Thank you for all your hard work to help people all over the world and to try bring peace and love where there was war and hate.
May Our Lord welcome you into his kingdom until we all are one again in Chris Jesus.
You will be missed.

Philip O'Dowd

May you rest in peace your Holiness

Eimer Emerson

Sincere sympathy RIP

Denis Kennedy Castletownbere

Very sorry to hear of the passing of Pope Benedict. May he rest in peace

Anne Murphy

May your Gentle Soul Rest In Peace

Catherine Burke

May the soul of Pope Emeritus Benedict XVI rest in peace. My condolences to Pope Francis, his family and the Diocese of Rome. Be assured of my prayers.

Hugh McCann

Sincere condolences to all affected by the passing of Emeritus Pope Benedict. He is in our thoughts and prayers, may his soul rest in peace in the light of God.

Jim and Philippa Sweeney

Rest in peace Pope Benedict


May God grant you the eternal rest that you deserve after your efforts to lead our Church. Rest in Peace.

Kealan Barrett

Requiescat in pace.

The Scott family

Thank you for being our Pope.

Anne Bryden

Deepest sympathy to Pope Francis and the bishops, priests and religious throughout the world. Also condolences to the family and friends of Pope Benedict.

Bridget & Seamus