Longtime CEO of Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada has died
Las Vegas, NV (KTNV) -- The Diocese of Las Vegas announced Sunday the passing of Monsignor Patrick Leary, longtime CEO of Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada.
"For 13 years, he was the rock that led Catholic Charities of Southern Nevada, feeding the hungry and clothing the poor, never looking away from a face in need; setting an example for the community and the world," said Bishop Joseph Pepe.
Monsignor was born in Buffalo, New York.
He was ordained as a priest in 1976 as a priest of the Paulist Fathers where he served in numerous roles, including overseas in Hong Kong, before joining the Diocese of Reno Las Vegas in 1989.
Announcement regarding services for Monsignor Leary and the direction of Catholic Charities will be made by the Diocese of Las Vegas in the coming days.