Father Carlo Graziano, Extern Priest at St. Athanasius, Dies of COVID

Jan 22, 2021 490

BY: Paula Katinas

Father Carlo Graziano, a priest of the Diocese of Ariano-Lacedonia, Italy, who assisted at St. Athanasius for more than two decades, becoming a familiar face to the parish’s Italian-American community, died of complications of COVID-19 at Maimonides Medical Center on Jan. 18, parish officials confirmed.

Father Graziano, 82, was diagnosed with coronavirus last week. “It all happened so quickly,” said Msgr. David Cassato, the pastor of St. Athanasius. “He went into the hospital last Thursday, and he died today.”

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SOURCE: https://thetablet.org

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