There were emotional scenes at the Foyle Hospice on Sunday when Bishop Edward Daly celebrated his last Mass as chaplain.
Patients and their families gathered at the Hospice for the event which was an emotional occasion for all who took part.
One lady remarked: “Not a dry eye this morning in Foyle Hospice. The end of an era as Bishop Daly celebrated his final mass for his beloved patients and their families.”
Another said: “Such a wonderful man. Was always there for me and my family when my son died in the hospice. He never forgot us over the years and we will never forget him. Wish him all the best for the future.”
One family member said: “Bishop Daly always brought calm to a very sad situation. My brother and sister loved his visits. I will never forget this truly wonderful man. I wish him nothing but the best for the days ahead.”