Fr. John F. Brady,

Knock, Co. Mayo and late of Derragh, Abbeylara, Co. Longford and Newcastle upon Tyne - peacefully in the loving care of the Managment and Staff of The Queen of Peace Nursing Home, Knock.

Predeceased by his parents, brothers Eamon and Peter and sisters Maureen and Elizabeth.

Deeply regretted by his sister Teresa Daly, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and many friends, the Bishop and Priests of St. Beads Parish, Washington, Newcastle upon Tyne and the diocese of Hexham, Newcastle upon Tyne, and his Priest colleagues in Knock Shrine.

Rest in peace

Reposing at the Marian Funeral Home, Knock (F12 A726), Co. Mayo on Monday evening 20th December from 6.30 with removal at 8pm to The Church of St. John The Baptist, Knock, Co.Mayo.

No hand shaking please.

Funeral Mass on Tuesday morning at 11am.

Burial afterwards in the local cemetery.

Fr. Bradys' Funeral Mass can be streamed live on:


Social distancing to be observed at all times. 

Enquiries to Murphy & O'Brien Funeral Directors, Knock. 

You may leave a message of sympathy on the condolence page below.

Seamus and Eve Doran
We are very sorry to receive this news.Father took us under his wing shortly after we got married and set up home in Washington.He was an outstanding priest advisor and friend who provided spiritual guidance of a high order.He is receiving his reward in heaven now.His priesthood will I am sure continue.RIP Father J F Brady.
Shane Kirrane
Deepest sympathies to the family and many friends of Father John. I had to privilege of having many encounters with Fr John and left his company feeling all the better. May his gentle soul Rest In Peace
John and Mary McHugh and Family. Canada.
Rest in Peace Father,
You were truly a great inspiration to me in your early years at St. Bedes, Washington.

Delia Cunnane
Fr John was lovely, Condolences to his family and friends
Breda Johnston & family
Condolences to Fr Brady's sister & extended family. I used to enjoy his Masses. May he now reep the rewards of his work on this earth & enjoy Eternal Rest
Christine & Séamus Dolan
Sincere sympathy to Fr John’s sister Teresa & extended family on Fr John’s passing. May Fr John rest in peace.
Sincere sympathy to Fr. Brady's sister Teresa and all relatives. May he rest in peace.
Tom Joe & Maureen Donohoe, Springtown, Granard, Co. Longford
Condolences to the Brady Family on the passing of Fr John R.I.P.
Eugene Kenny,Swinford.
Sincere sympathy to Fr.John’s sister Teresa and to all his relatives.He was a kind, understanding priest. May his gentle soul Rest In Peace.
Christina Cosgrove
My Sincere Sympathy to the Family of Fr Brady .He was a true Gentleman .May his Gentle soul Rest In Peace
Tony & Eileen Carney
Condolences to Fr. John's sister Teresa and all his family. May he rest in peace
Seamus Connell,Abbeylara,Co Lgfd& Kilbarrack parish Dublin 5
A good sincere priest has died. I vividly recall his coming to Springtown N.S. Granard after his ordination to bless us. A lovely human being who laboured lovingly in the priesthood and was a great example to me. My deepest sympathy to Teresa his sister, and all who grieve him. Ni bheidh a leithead ann aris.
Thank u dear John for who and how you were.RIP.


Mary McNulty and McLoughlin family.
Sincere sympathy to the family of Fr.Brady R.i.p. and also to the staff of the Queen of Peace,Knock where he was a Resident for many years. Always a cheerful chat to Residents and visitors.
Pat & Anne Kenny Castlebar
Deepest sympathy on the passing of Fr. John, Our Condolences to his sister Threasa, the extended Brady family and the Management and Staff of the Queen of peace,
It was a pleasure to have known him. May his kind and gentle soul rest in peace,

John and Margaret Mcloughlin Derryronane Swinford
Deepest Sympathy To The Family of Fr Brady To The Residents and Staff of The Queen Of Peace Knock
Fr Brady was A Lovely Gentleman May his Gentle Soul RIP

Brian Crowley
Deepest Sympathies to Teresa & Fr John's extended family on your loss.I have lovely memories of Fr John's many visits to Knock House Hotel,where he loved his treat.Latterly her was extremely kind to my Mum in the Queen of Peace.A wonderful Priest & such a warm friendly person,he will be sadly missed.
May his gentle soul Rest in Peace

Tom and Carmel Neary
Sincere sympathy to Fr. John's sister Teresa and all his relatives, on his passing.May he rest in peace.
Stephen & Martina Gaughan Knock
Deepest sympathy to the Brady family on the passing of Fr.John. May he Rest in Peace.
Cllr. Richard Finn. Claremorris.
Deepest sympathy to the Brady family, the Knock Shrine Community, friends and neighbours on the passing of Fr. John.
May he rest in peace.

Mike Byrne
Deepest sympathy to Fr. John's family on the passing of a true man of God. Fr. John was a great ambassador for the local and regional Cenacle of the Marian Movement of Priests for many years. A great apostle for Our Lady. May he now enjoy his reward for all his work throughout his fruitful ministry.
Kathleen Mellett and Family, Balla
Deepest Sympathy on the passing of Fr. Brady
Kathleen Groarke
deepest sympathy to the Brady family may Fr John rest in peace
Francis McHugh Garryroe Kiltimagh.
Sincere condolences to the family of Fr Brady. He was always so kind to me and my parents Tom and Christina McHugh fellow residents in the wonderful care of the staff at the Queen of Peace Nursing Home Knock.
May Fr John Brady gentle soul rest in peace.

Brendan & Mary Cresham, Castlebar
Our deepest sympathy to Fr.Johns extended family.A lovely priest, We had the pleasure of his company on several occasions when we had our regular get together in Peggy Marrons.We visited him regularly when we went to Knock.A wonderful priest.He will be sadly missed by all who knew him May his gentle soul Rest in peace
Margaret and Gerry Durkin
Rest in peace Fr Brady
Sr Christina Fitzgerald
Sincere sympathy to the family and friends of Fr John. His love of people and prayer will be forever an inspiration. May his gentle soul rest in peace.
Frannie Moore Swinford
So sorry to hear of the passing of Fr Brady what a lovely person he was and a true servant of God .May his gentle soul Rest In Peace Deepest sympathy to all his family and friends
Shay & Anja Quinn
Fr.John Brady. A true man of God who brought the love of Jesus to numerous souls. Thank You Fr.John. R.I.P. Heartfelt sympathy to family and all who knew him.
Mark Doyle Westport
My Sincere Condolences to Fr John"s family on the death of Fr John. He was a lovely man will be greatly missed.May his Saintly Soul now RIP.
Terence and Gerardine Flanagan
Deepest sympathies to the relatives colleagues and many friends of Fr.Brady. We found him to be a warm, kind, understanding priest. May Eternal Life with Christ be his reward.
Bernie Ferrins nee Plunkett
Sincere sympathy to Theresa and the extended Brady family on the sad passing of Fr John. May his gentle soul rest in peace
Ben Corrigan
Deepest Sympathy to Mrs Theresa Daly and all the Brady Family on the death of dear Father John F. He was a close friend
of mine for sixty years.. A great priest, ,racointeur, and friend. May God rest and reward his wonderful soul .I shall offer Mass for him immediately..

John and Catherine Hynes Aghamore Ballyhaunis
Sincere condolences to Fr John's family and fellow priests in Knock Shrine.
Always dedicated to his vocation. May he Rest in Peace

Fr John Walsh, Knock
Deepest sympathy to Teresa and the Brady family on the death of of Fr John. I will pray for his soul and for his grieving relatives.
Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam.

From from from Jim
My condolence to fr John's family on his death he was a nice priest rip fr john
Sinead Dunleavy
Sincere sympathies to you Teresa and all the extended family and to all the staff and his friends in the Queen of Peace on Fr. John's passing, it was a pleasure to have known him. Ar dheis Dé go raibh a anam
Damien Hayes
He rest in peace
Mary and John Cunningham, Carrajames, Belcarra
Sincere coldonences to Teresa his sister, his nieces and nephews, fellow priests and friends of Fr John F Brady. Fr John was a great friend of the Cunningham family and we had the pleasure of his company over the years at many events. Fr John F lived a long and dedicated devotion to his vocation and we now pray he has earned his Eternal reward. Ar dheis De go raibh a ainm dilis.

Terry & Maureen Campbell
Our sincere sympathies to Teresa Daly and to all the relatives and friends of Fr. John Brady. May he rest in eternal peace.
Fergal gallagher verona dooagh achill
Sorry to hear of the passing of John f my deepest symthey s to the famly and to Bishop neary and his colleges may he rest in peace