Monsignor Thaddeus F. Malanowski, Known as Terri Schiavo’s Priest, Passes Away at 97

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(Fairfield County Catholic) – Monsignor Thaddeus F. Malanowski died on Thursday, January 23, at Waveny Care Center in New Canaan.

Named after the famous Polish General and American patriot Thaddeus Kosciuszko, he himself became a Brigadier General. Msgr. Thaddeus Malanowski was a retired Brigadier General in the United States Army and native son of Stamford’s Holy Name of Jesus Parish.

He celebrated the 70th anniversary of his ordination to the priesthood on May 28, 2017 at Holy Name of Jesus Church.

Monsignor was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Hartford on May 15, 1947 and was incardinated into the Diocese of Norwich when it was established in 1953. CONTINUE