In your charity, please pray for the repose of the soul of Canon Tom Gibbons, who passed away on Saturday morning after suffering a stroke.
Canon Tom was born in 1930 and was ordained to the Priesthood in 1954. His first appointment was to St Bride's RC Church, Cambuslang. He then served as Parish Priest of St Monica's Coatbridge from 1981 until 1997 when he became Parish Priest of St Columbkille's Church, Rutherglen. He retired to Girvan in 2010 and celebrated his Diamond Jubilee in 2014.
The arrangements for Canon Tom’s funeral have now been made and are as follows:
-Reception of his mortal remains to Motherwell Cathedral at 5.00pm on Sunday 28th August 2016.
-Mass of Christian Burial on Monday 29th August 2016 at 12.00noon in Motherwell Cathedral followed by internment in the priests’ plot in St. Patrick’s Cemetery, New Stevenston.
May the Lord who chose Canon Tom to serve Him as priest number him among his chosen in heaven.