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-Mark 16:15

January 24, 2018

Death of Reverend Monsignor James A. Brassil

Prayers are requested for the repose of the soul of Reverend Monsignor James A. Brassil who died on Sunday, January 21, 2018.  The arrangements are as follows:

Wake: Monday, January 29, 2018
Church of Maria Regina
3945 Jerusalem Avenue
Seaford, New York 11783 
2:00 – 5:00 pm 
Mass of Transferral:  Monday, January 29, 2018                           
Church of Maria Regina
3945 Jerusalem Avenue
Seaford, New York 11783
Celebrant:      Msgr. Robert Hayden
Homilist:         Deacon Gerry Whitfield
7:30 pm
Funeral: Tuesday, January 30, 2018                

Church of Maria Regina
3945 Jerusalem Avenue
Seaford, New York 11783
Celebrant:      Bishop John O. Barres
Homilist:         Msgr. Thomas Costa

11:00 am
Burial:  St. Charles Cemetery, Farmingdale  

May his soul and the souls of all the faithful departed rest in peace. Amen.

Reverend Monsignor James A. Brassil, 87

Birth:                                       September 1, 1930
Date of Death:                        January 21, 2018

Collegiate Studies:                 University College, Cork, Ireland
Theological Studies:               African Missions College, Newry, Co. Down
Ordination:                             December 21, 1962, Newry Cathedral
Incardination to Diocese of Rockville Centre:          November 29, 1974

7/06/1968                   Associate Pastor, Our Lady of Victory, Floral Park
10/2/1968                   Associate Pastor, St. Matthew, Dix Hills
6/23/1971                   Associate Pastor, Our Lady of Mercy, Hicksville
5/31/1979                   Associate Pastor, St. Thomas More, Hauppauge
11/14/1979                 Priest-member of Magnificat House of Prayer, Manhasset
1/15/1982                   Associate Pastor, St. Kilian, Farmingdale
6/15/1983                   Pastor, Maria Regina, Seaford
8/01/1996                   Honorary Prelate
7/15/2000                   Retired, St. Gertrude, Bayville
6/01/2001                   Retired, Sacred Heart, No. Merrick
9/22/2017                   Retired, Pius X Residence, Amityville

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