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R.I.P. - Fr. James Hurley, S.J.

Fr Hurley

From Fr. Stephen Chow, "We have been informed that Fr. James Hurley went peacefully to the Lord on April 13, 2020, at Cherryfield Lodge, Dublin, Ireland, at 5:15PM (Irish time).

Fr. Hurley was born in Ardmore, Co. Waterford, Ireland on Oct. 1, 1926. He entered the Society at Emo Park, Portlaoise, Laoise, Ireland, on Nov. 11, 1944; was ordained to the priesthood on July 31, 1958 in Dublin and professed the final vows on Feb. 2, 1962 at St. Ignatius Chapel, Wah Yan College Kowloon, Hong Kong.

It is officially confirmed that Fr. Hurley tested positive for COVID-19 3 days ago. He sufferered a very mild form of it. He watched the Pope’s Urbi et Orbi address on Sunday and spoke with his family. He ate his dinner yesterday and was fully aware up to the end and died very peacefully at 5.15 pm yesterday evening."

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