A Saint, from Washington? The Extraordinary Life of Ven. Aloysius Schwartz

Fr. Dan Leary discusses the extraordinary life of Venerable Aloysius Schwartz. Fr. Al, as he was affectionately known to those he served, was a priest of the Archdiocese of Washington who became a missionary to serve the poor. His cause for canonization was opened in 2004 and in a major step towards sainthood, Pope Francis declared him Venerable in 2015. You can learn more about the organization he founded to care for the poor at World Villages for Children.

About the Speaker

Fr. Dan Leary is a priest of the Archdiocese of Washington, DC and was ordained in 1997. He currently serves as pastor of St. Andrew Apostle in Silver Spring, MD.

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Posted on February 13, 2020