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RIP Brett Haubrich, the little boy who was ‘priest for a day’

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From St. Louis, this word from Kenrick-Glennon seminary on Facebook:

It is with great sorrow that we mourn the death of 14-year-old Brett Haubrich, who died peacefully last night, January 10th, at home and surrounded by his family. We fondly remember the day when, as his wish with the Make-A-Wish Foundation, Brett joined 11 Kenrick-Glennon seminarians in the 2015 Holy Thursday foot washing ceremony as a “Priest for a Day.” Brett’s love for the Eucharist and priesthood as he battled brain cancer continues to inspire others – a wish for a day will last forever. Please keep Brett and his entire family in your prayers.

Read the backstory, from the St. Louis Review.

Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon him...

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Deacon Greg Kandra
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Deacon Greg Kandra is a Roman Catholic deacon in the Diocese of Brooklyn, New York. For nearly three decades, he was a writer and producer for CBS News, where he contributed to a variety of programs and was honored with every major award in broadcasting. Deacon Greg now serves as Multimedia Editor for Catholic Near East Welfare Association (CNEWA.) He and his wife live in Forest Hills, New York.
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