Bishop James Moriarty

Published on March 28, 2022

It is with great sadness that we learned of the death of Bishop James Moriarty, Carlow/Dublin.

Former Bishop of Kildare & Leighlin Diocese.

May his gentle soul rest in peace.

Peacefully, in the devoted care of Cherryfield Lodge, Nursing Home, Milltown. Predeceased by his brother Aidan. Dearly loved and sadly missed by his brothers Michael and Denis, sister Ann, sisters-in-law Mary, Anne and Fiona, his nieces and nephews, extended family and friends, Bishop Denis Nulty, Priests, Deacons, Religious, the people of the Diocese of Kildare & Leighlin and the Archdiocese of Dublin where he first ministered as a Priest and Auxiliary Bishop.   Reception into the Cathedral of the Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary, Carlow, on Monday evening at 7pm and reposing there until Funeral Mass at 12 noon on Wednesday. Burial follows in the cathedral grounds.

The funeral Mass will be live streamed on the Cathedral Parish website