Our brother Padraig (Berard) Coleman OFM died suddenly on Thursday 20 April, aged 78 years.

Born in 1939, he was a native of Dalkey, Co Dublin, and joined the Franciscans in 1957.

Ordained in 1965, Padraig served in various ministries, chiefly in Dublin, throughout his life.

At the time of his death he was P.C. at St Mary’s, Star of the Sea Parish, Sandymount; up to recently he had ministered in Firhouse Parish.

Funeral Arrangements: Reposing at the Franciscan house, Dun Mhuire, Seafield Road, Killiney, Co Dublin on Sunday, April 23 afternoon from 4pm to 6pm

Removal to Adam & Eve’s Church, Merchant’s Quay, Dublin, arriving at 7pm.

Funeral Mass at 10.30am on Monday, April 24, followed by burial in Shanganagh Cemetery.

May the Lord grant his servant eternal joy in His presence.