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Diocese News 5.19.2020

Notice of Death of Reverend George Monaghan - Funeral Arrangements

It is our sad duty to announce the death of Father George Monaghan, Pastor of Our Lady of the Lake Catholic Church in Rockwall.  Father Monaghan passed away yesterday, May 18, 2020.


The arrangements for Father George Monaghan are as follows:

Sunday, May 24, 2020 at Sparkman Richardson Funeral Home, 1029 S. Greenville Avenue, Richardson 75081

Visitation: 11 a.m. - 2 p.m.


Sunday, May 24 at Our Lady of the Lake, 1305 Damascus Road, Rockwall 75087

          Visitation: 3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Vigil Service: 7:00 p.m.


Monday, May 25, 2020 at Our Lady of the Lake

          Funeral Mass: 10:00 a.m.

          Graveside: 1:00 p.m. at Restland Cemetery, 13005 Greenville Avenue, Dallas 75243

The funeral will be live streamed on the diocese YouTube channel (, Facebook page ( and Twitter (

Video of the live stream will also be available after the Mass has ended. 

Eternal rest grant unto Father Monaghan and may the perpetual light shine upon him. May he and all the faithful departed rest in peace.  Amen.