Jeremy Davies Obituary, Jeremy Davies has passed away unexpectedly
- by Alex Danvers
Jeremy Davies Obituary, Death – Bishop John Sherrington will lead his funeral service on Dec. 2 at 1.30 p.m. in Houghton St. Giles. Fr. Angelus Houle of Brentwood will preach. The person will thereafter be buried at Little Walsingham’s St. Mary’s Church. Priests are welcome to attend. Bring an alb and purple diocesan Mass robes, and contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Mgr Philip Moger, rector of the National Catholic Shrine at Walsingham, writes, “The Walsingham Chaplains, Franciscans, priests, deacons, nuns, and lay faithful grieve beloved Fr Jeremy Davies.” Fr. Jeremy’s entrance into the Eternal Mysteries was calm, deliberate, and beautiful.
Fr. Philip said Fr. Jeremy’s prayer and faithfulness affected many hearts. Vicar General of Westminster Mgr. Martin Hayes writes: Fr. Jeremy Ponsonby Meredyth Davies’ writings, sermons, and witness transformed countless lives. As an exorcist-trained and recognized priest, he helped numerous people over time. Dr. Jeremy Davies made his patients feel better before becoming a priest. Born in Wimbledon, London, on March 25, 1935. April 15, 1974, he was ordained in Rome. On November 5, 2022, at age 87, he died quietly in Walsingham, Norfolk, after 48 years as a priest. Jeremy Davies was baptized at St. Charles Borromeo Church in 1966 at age 31. His baptism may or may not have been “conditional.” He’s not Catholic.
Jeremy’s mother perished in a plane crash when he was 18. Her other son, Rhodri, resided in Rhodesia (now Zimbabwe). Idris ran an auto shop with Jeremy. Jeremy was smart. From 13 to 18, he attended King’s School in Canterbury. During 1954-1957, he attended Oxford’s St. Edmund Hall. English Literature was his major. Jeremy was also good at rugby and tennis. He then spent two years in ad agency market research. Despite this, he became an air steward for a year. Jeremy’s years were difficult. Jeremy considered becoming Catholic around age 25. Jeremy’s college mate who did it recommended it. Jeremy studied medicine at London’s St. Bartholomew’s Hospital from 1961 to 1967. He converted to Catholicism, which he thought was the proper choice.
His baptism on October 21, 1966, was the happiest day of his life, he claimed. Dr. Davies is a recent college graduate who worked overseas. He was a house surgeon at Surrey’s Redhill General Hospital in 1968. He considered becoming a priest while in medical school. Friends and clergymen advised him to finish school and consider becoming a priest. Cardinal John Heenan sent him to Rome after he became a Westminster student. Jeremy was a Rome seminarian from 1970 to 1974. The college’s Rector thought Jeremy was “fantastic” He’s moral and follows the rules. As a priest, the Rector hoped Jeremy would be careful and strict “when needed” Jeremy’s faith became “more alive and internal” as a seminarian. He felt great.
During his time in Rome, he sought God’s will for his life. He was ordained a deacon in December 1973 and a priest in April 1974. Fr. Jeremy worked at Westminster Cathedral from 1974 to 1976. Three years later, he became an assistant priest at St. Mary’s in Chelsea. From 1979 to 1997, he was an assistant priest at St. James’s, Spanish Place. Fr. Jeremy returned to Rome to complete his exorcist training. Cardinal Hume allowed him to work in 1987. Six years later, he founded the International Association of Exorcists. Fr. Jeremy became more pro-life while residing at Spanish Place. He motivated individuals inside and beyond the church to pray and act to safeguard life from conception to natural death. He began the Pilgrimage of Reconciliation and Prayer for Life.
Walsingham. After his vacation in the Scilly Isles, Fr. Jeremy worked in Hertfordshire from 1997 until 2005. He maintained doing his best work and travelled to London to aid troubled people. Fr. Jeremy moved to Castle Street, Luton, in April 2005. He also gave presentations, attended conferences, and held workshops. He traveled to Africa, Australia, the US, and Europe. He wrote handwritten letters to many people. Luton to Walsingham in March 2021. He stayed in touch with Westminster Diocese and was grateful for their and his friends’ aid. In February 2021, the cardinal wrote him a letter thanking him for his kindness and care of the exorcism ministry. It’s vital to church life, no doubt.
The Cardinal visited Fr. Jeremy on September 24, 2022, on the diocesan pilgrimage to Walsingham. Fr. Jeremy was very sick and felt he didn’t have much time left before going to God. Fr. Jeremy moved to Fakenham in October to meet his expanding care demands. Fr. Jeremy died quietly on November 5, knowing his friends’ prayers would get him to heaven. Fr. Jeremy was a diligent, obedient priest who cared about others’ physical, emotional, and spiritual well-being. He was smart and could comfort sorrowful people. Before and after becoming a priest, he was a faithful friend. Over the years, friends and families took him in and shared their passions with him. His intelligence, kindness, ability to listen, dry humor, and chuckle won over many.
Because he prayed and kept himself in check, others thought he was “in the world but not of it.” Fr. Jeremy showed them God’s compassion and mercy by being their friend, counselor, teacher, mediator, leader, and minister. He may be honest. He stated malevolent people pushed yoga, reiki, shen, and the Enneagram on church premises. Fr. Jeremy wrote many letters to Church leaders. He used blue fountain pen ink. Friend stated he had clear, doctor-like handwriting. His passion to safeguarding human life was evidenced by how often he attended pro-life vigils, marches, and conferences. People who follow Jesus’ teachings and conduct like him will have eternal life, he believed.
Jeremy Davies Obituary, Death – Bishop John Sherrington will lead his funeral service on Dec. 2 at 1.30 p.m. in Houghton St. Giles. Fr. Angelus Houle of Brentwood will preach. The person will thereafter be buried at Little Walsingham’s St. Mary’s Church. Priests are welcome to attend. Bring an alb and purple diocesan Mass robes,…