Wake Forest Priest Dies
Posted July 24, 2007 9:02 p.m. EDT
Updated July 24, 2007 9:57 p.m. EDT
Wake Forest, N.C. — Father John Parrish, pastor of Saint Catherine of Sienna in Wake Forest, passed away overnight Monday.
Parrish, 49, died in his sleep at his home, church officials said.
A Mass for the Roman Catholic priest was celebrated at St. Catherine's Tuesday evening.
Parrish will lie in state 6-9 p.m. Thursday at the church, with a wake scheduled for 7 p.m., said church officials.
His funeral is tentatively set for 10 a.m. Friday, with Monsignor Tim O'Connor officiating.