Cath News report:
Queanbeyan parish priest Fr Mietek Markowicz was found dead in Sydney yesterday. The cause of his death is unclear as the results of an autopsy have not yet been released.
"We have extended our deepest sympathy to the family," Canberra and Goulburn Archbishop Mark Coleridge said in a report on the archdiocesan news site.
"You are asked to keep Fr Mietek, his family and his parishioners in your prayers.
"Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him. May he rest in peace."