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Cassock-shaped, with a row of red buttons set off by coordinating trimming, it was accessorized with a tasseled monsignor hat and a cross necklace.
Kelly, named a monsignor in 1969, served at a number of area parishes, including St. Charles, Center City’s St. Patrick’s, Chester’s St. Robert’s, and St. Helena’s in North Philadelphia.
He was named a monsignor by Pope John Paul II in 1996 at the recommendation of Cardinal William Keeler.
Behind the apse, in the monsignor’s private apartments, Dom Pérignon 2006 was poured for the ladies in glittering gowns and men in floaty silk caftans and shiny Alta Sartoria suits adorned with diamond brooches.
A few months ago, the monsignor said, an immigrant mother familiar to Catholic Charities caseworkers came into the office with a dramatically different appearance.
Saturday’s Mass and reburial will be a glorious event, the monsignor said.
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MONSIGNOR Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of monsignor for English Language Learners
: a Roman Catholic priest of high rank
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