Father Dermott Donnelly, Dec’s brother, died Friday at the age of 55 after a long illness. Many people paid tribute to him.
Declan Donnelly, who hosted the show Get Me Out of Here and was the older brother of I’m a Celebrity’s Dermott Donnelly, has died aged 55.
Declan Donnelly, 46, was reportedly at his dying brother’s bedside with other family members in his final hours.
Similarly, the TV star tweeted, “My dear brother P. Dermott tragically passed away this afternoon and I am so sorry to tell you.” We are all crushed to the core. We are grateful for the condolences and well wishes you sent us.”
What happened to Father Dermott Donnelly?
When Father Dermott Donnelly, a priest at St. Joseph’s Church in Stanley, County Durham, passed out and had to be taken to the hospital Thursday night, he received many messages of support.
Not long after, people learned that he had died.
A spokesman for Mr Donnelly said: “It is with great sadness that we confirm the death of Fr Dermott Donnelly. He died peacefully in hospital this afternoon surrounded by his family and close friends.”
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The news also broke because the Bishop of Hexham and Newcastle said something nice about the priest.
It read: “It is with great sadness that I inform you that Fr. Dermott Donnelly has passed away. He passed away peacefully in hospital this afternoon.”
Did Declan Donnelly’s priest brother Dermott die of illness?
Father Dermott Donnelly reportedly died in hospital after a short illness.
In the same way, Catholic parishes in the North East of England wrote about his hospitalization on Facebook.
The Catholic communities of Stanley, Dipton and Byermoor all changed their Facebook statuses on Thursday evening. “Father Dermott is in the hospital and very ill. Please pray for him.”
“Our congregation will meet at St Joseph’s Church tomorrow evening from 6 to 7 p.m. to pray before the Blessed Sacrament for the health of Father Dermott.”
Although he died of an illness, it is not clear what that illness was.
Fr Dermott Donnelly of The Parish Church: His Wikipedia Bio
People say that Father Dermott has been a priest in the parish church for 30 years. In 2015 he was the registrar at Donnelly and Ali Astall’s star-studded wedding in Newcastle, England.
After the invasion of Ukraine, Boris Johnson, who was about to step down as Prime Minister, had just asked Father Dermott to join him and other religious leaders in Number 10 to pray for peace.
Likewise, the respected priest described the visit as “a great honor” and said that “prayer is our best tool”.
The Get Me Out Here host has seven brothers and sisters, and he or she is the youngest.
Before finding success in show business, he briefly considered becoming a priest like his older brother, the actor and broadcaster said.