Below is suggested wording to be placed in parish bulletins to invite our faith community to the Month's Mind Memorial Mass for Bishop Thomas V. Daily, Bishop Emeritus of Brooklyn who passed away on May 15, 2017. He served as the first Bishop of Palm Beach. This Mass will be held on June 19, 2017.
If parishes would like to use a photo of Bishop Daily, you may download one of the two listed below. Please be certain to add "Photo courtesy of the Diocese of Palm Beach" or "Photo courtesy of DPB."
Special Mass to Remember Bishop Thomas V. Daily
Bishop Gerald M. Barbarito invites the faith family of the Diocese of Palm Beach to a Month’s Mind Memorial Mass for Bishop Thomas V. Daily, Bishop Emeritus of Brooklyn, and who served as the first Bishop of Palm Beach. The Mass will be held on Monday, June 19 at noon (12:00 p.m.) at the Cathedral of St. Ignatius Loyola in Palm Beach Gardens with Bishop Barbarito as the Main Celebrant. In 1984, Bishop Daily was named the founding bishop of the newly created Diocese of Palm Beach. He helped to build our Diocese, and was a leader in establishing the practice of pro-life prayer vigils near local abortion clinics. Bishop Daily served here until early 1990 when he was transferred to Bishop of Brooklyn, NY. He remained there until his retirement in 2003. You can read more about Bishop Daily on the websites of the Diocese of Palm Beach (www.diocesepb.org), the Diocese of Brooklyn (www.dioceseofbrooklyn.org), and the Florida Catholic (www.thefloridacatholic.org)
Bishop Daily died on May 15, 2017.