NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Father Joseph Breen, possibly Nashville’s most famous Catholic priest, died Saturday after a prolonged illness. He was 87 years old.
Father Breen celebrated his 60th ordination this past December.
The Catholic Diocese of Nashville sent News 2 the following statement regarding his death:
“PearLet’s pray for Father Breen’s replacement and the comfort of the family.
“Lord, grant him eternal rest and let eternal light shine upon him. May his soul, and the souls of all departed believers, rest in peace through God’s mercy. ”
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