It is with great sadness that we announce the death of one of Redemptorist Confreres in Fortaleza in Brazil. Fr. James (Jacó) has spent almost all of his priestly ministry working in North Eastern Brazil. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam! May his soul rest at the right hand of God.
Received today from Fortaleza:
Please pray for the happy repose
of the soul of
Fr. James (Jacó) Duggan, C.Ss.R.
who died today, Friday 6th December 2019, in Fortaleza.
His funeral will take place tomorrow, Saturday 7th December, in Fortaleza.
At a later date Mass in memory of Jacó will be celebrated in Ireland.
Fr. Jacó was born in Blarney, Cork on 13 February 1935. He was professed in Esker on 1st November 1954 and ordained in Cluain Mhuire on 25th September 1960.
In 1963 he was appointed to our mission in Brazil and it has ever since been his field of ministry.
R. I. P.
Nossa Senhora de Aparecida, rogai por ele