Wednesday, November 30, 2022

Funeral details for the late Bishop Martin Drennan are released

 Ireland - Martin's Ecclesiastical Heraldry

The funeral details for the late Bishop Martin Drennan have been confirmed.

The former Retired Bishop of Galway passed away at the age of 78.

Bishop Drennan was bishop of Galway and Kilmacduagh and Apostolic Administrator of Kilfenora and retired in 2016.

Bishop Michael Duignan offered his sympathy to Bishop Drennan’s family, to the diocesan community and to his many friends saying that Bishop Drennan’s able and agile intellect and innate pastoral sensitivity when combined with his gentle prayerful, self-effacing presence served the Diocese well.

Bishop Drennan's funeral Mass is at 1.00pm on Wednesday in the Cathedral of Our Lady Assumed into Heaven and Saint Nicholas, Galway.

Interment will follow afterwards.