SOUTH BEND, Ind. — The Diocese of Fort Wayne-South Bend is mourning the recent death of its bishop emeritus, Bishop John M. D’Arcy, who led the diocese from 1985 until 2009.
“I am filled with deep sadness at the death of a dear friend and brother bishop. We mourn the death of a good shepherd after the heart of Christ, a bishop who loved the Lord and his people with all his heart,” said current bishop Kevin C. Rhoades Sunday.
“We are comforted at this time by our faith in the Resurrection. As we share the pain of loss, Our Lord’s promise of eternal life gives us joy and hope.”
Bishop D’Arcy died at his home surrounded by loved ones in the late morning hours. Feb. 3 was the 56th...READ MORE