The Diocese of Derry regrets to announce the death of Bishop Francis Lagan, who had served as Auxiliary Bishop in the Diocese of Derry (1988-2010). He had served as a gentle pastor for almost 60 years. We offer condolences to his extended family and close friends. May he rest in peace.

The Bishops funeral mass was held at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Strabane on June 11th. Bishop Donal McKeown’s homily at the funeral mass is available here … HOMILY