Statement as issued Sunday by the diocese:
The Diocese of Fort Wayne – South Bend is saddened to announce the death of Bishop Emeritus John Michael D’Arcy.
Bishop D’Arcy died in the late morning hours of February 3rd, 2013. Bishop D’Arcy was at home at the time of his death, surrounded by loved ones.
He passed on the 56th anniversary of his first Mass as an ordained priest.
Bishop Kevin C. Rhoades along with the diocese, asks for and offers prayers for Bishop D’Arcy, his family, loved ones and friends as together we grieve the loss of our beloved Bishop D’Arcy.
Funeral arrangements are pending at this time.
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