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‘A truly good man gone to God’
October 21st, 2016 | 0 COMMENTS
Scotland mourns the death of John Mone, former Bishop of Paisley, a ‘faithful pastor of his people’
Catholics from across Scotland have united in mourning Bishop John Mone of Paisley who died last Friday at the age of 87. A huge crowd was expected at St Mirin’s Cathedral in Paisley today, October 21, for his Requiem Mass, as Scots of all creeds and none prepared to pay tribute to a much loved man, who his successor Bishop John Keenan called a ‘holy man of God who was a gentle and faithful pastor of his people.’ Bishop Keenan used Facebook last week to announce the ‘sad news that Bishop John Mone died peacefully just before 6am in the Holy Rosary Residence, Greenock. He was taken unwell an hour or so before and passed away tranquilly.’ “[He] was dearly loved by the faithful, clergy and religious of Paisley Diocese,” he went on. “May he rest in peace. Our condolences go to his family who will thank God for his good life along... continue reading.