Our dear brother Martin Thompson OFM went home to the Lord peacefully on Sunday 29th September in Galway city. He was 84 years of age.

A Dublin man, he made his First Profession as a Friar Minor in 1964.

Most of Br Martin’s Franciscan life was spent as a missionary in South Africa where his dedication and joyful spirit drew many to him.

Funeral arrangements :

Reposing in The Abbey, Francis Street, Galway on Tuesday 1st October from 5.30pm to 7.00pm, concluding with Evening Prayer of the Resurrection.

His Funeral Mass will be celebrated on Wednesday at 10.30am.

“Blessed are those who died in the peace of Christ!”