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  • "How he wished to go": priest dies while celebrating mass

    10/24/2010 6:30:09 PM PDT · by markomalley · 25 replies · 1+ views
    The Deacon's Bench ^ | 10/23/2010 | Deacon Greg Kandra
    From the AP in Florida: A Catholic priest reportedly died during morning Mass at a church near Tampa. The website for the St. Stephen Catholic Church in Valrico says Monsignor John Scully died Friday while consecrating a holy ceremony. Scully had been a priest for 62 years. A cause of death was not immediately released. The church's website says Scully was originally from the northeast but spent the majority of his time in the Tampa area ministering in a variety of areas. The bishop of Tampa/St. Pete, Robert Lynch, had this to say on his blog: I have just received...