Fr John O’Keeffe OFM died in Cork on Tuesday 17 February aged 78.

A native of Cork city, John was a humble, dedicated friar with a deeply pastoral heart. He ministered in various friaries throughout Ireland and in recent years as a confessor in John Lateran Basilica in Rome.

Removal takes place to St Francis Church, Liberty Street, Cork, from O’Connor’s Funeral Home, North Gate Bridge at 6.45pm on Thursday 19 February.

Funeral Mass of the Resurrection on Friday at 12.00.

May our beloved brother enter into the joy of his Lord.