His friends and family are keeping vigil and he was administered last rites shortly after midnight. Fr. George Rutler, who gave him the Catholic Sacrament, says that “he is not expected to live long” and suggests “that it is appropriate that prayers be offered for a holy death.”
Wednesday, January 07, 2009
Prayers for Fr. Neuhaus!!!
Rocco @ Whispers has a disheartening post (via NRO's The Corner) that Fr. Neuhaus (Editor-in-Chief of First Things) appears to be on his deathbed, having received Last Rites shortly after midnight this early morning.