John Downey Obituary, Death – With heavy hearts, we share the somber news of the passing of a beloved member of our community, Fr. John Downey. He peacefully departed this world earlier today at Antrim Hospital, leaving behind a legacy of unwavering dedication to his faith and parish.
Fr. Downey’s life was a testament to his commitment to serving others. As a priest in our parish, he selflessly devoted himself to the spiritual well-being of those he ministered to. His profound impact on our community, both as a spiritual leader and as a source of comfort, cannot be overstated.
We invite you to join us in prayer, as we ask for the Lord’s blessings on Fr. Downey’s soul and thank Him for the many years of devoted service that Fr. Downey provided to our parish. Our Lady of Fatima, to whom Fr. Downey held a deep devotion, intercede for his eternal rest.
Details regarding the funeral arrangements to honor Fr. Downey’s memory will be shared with the community as soon as they become available. In this time of mourning, let us remember the words of solace and hope, and may Fr. Downey find eternal peace in the loving embrace of our Lord.