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Most Reverend Bishop Emeritus Anthony Farquhar

The death has occurred of

Most Reverend Bishop Emeritus Anthony Farquhar

Belfast, Antrim

Farquhar, The Most Reverend Anthony, Auxiliary Bishop Emeritus of Down and Connor.

Died 17th Nov 2023 peacefully at Nazareth Care Village.


Bishop Anthony’s remains will arrive at St Bernadette’s Church, Rosetta, on Wednesday 22nd for the Liturgy of Reception at 7.00pm, this can be viewed live via Bishop Anthony’s remains will repose there until 9.00pm.


Requiem Mass will be celebrated in the Church of the Good Shepherd, Ormeau Road, on Thursday 23rd at 12 noon followed by interment in the adjoining cemetery.Mass can be viewed live via


Deeply regretted by his sister Anne, Bishop Donal McKeown, Apostolic Administrator, Bishop Patrick Walsh, Bishop Emeritus of the Diocese of Down and Connor, Clergy, Religious and Lay Faithful of the Diocese of Down and Connor.


St Malachy & St MacNissi, Patrons of the Diocese, pray for him.

Date Published:

Sunday 19th November 2023

Date of Death:

Friday 17th November 2023

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