Father Eugene J. Dougherty died peacefully in his sleep at 12:39 a.m. this morning, September 8, 2016, the Feast of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
Father Dougherty, ordained in 1953, served as chaplain of the Latin Mass Community from 1994 to 2001.
On Tuesday, Sept. 13, Father Dougherty will be laid out in St. Boniface Church for visitation from 4—9 PM. A Traditional Latin Mass will be offered at 7 PM that evening.
The Solemn High Requiem Mass for Father Dougherty will be at 9 AM on Wednesday, Sept. 14, at St. Boniface Church. Bishops Zubik, Winter, and Walterscheid will be seated in choir. Bishop Winter will be the homilist. Father Dolan will be the celebrant.
Requiescat in pace