Monday, January 26, 2009

Some Details on Msgr. Smith

Msgr. William Smith passed away (the morning of Saturday, January 24)just as Fr. Don Haggerty and several Friars of the Renewal were on the last decade of the Divine Mercy chaplet. Fr. Haggerty gave him the last rites and the apostolic blessing with the plenary indulgence. Msgr.Smith was put in the hospital with double pneumonia on Jan. 13, and was doing well, but there were complications with his heart. On Thursday he was in distress, and on Friday they put him in ICU. Requiescat in pace. Monsignor William Smith was a past president of the Fellowship ofCatholic Scholars.

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