CINCINNATI, Ohio – Glenmary Home Missioners president Father Chet Artysiewicz issued the following statement Monday, June 5, regarding the death of The Most Reverend David R. Choby, bishop of Nashville, Tenn. Bishop Choby died June 3.
“Bishop Choby had the rare opportunity to serve as bishop of his native diocese. He served the people of the Diocese of Nashville for many years as a pastor, bishop and vocation director, a role he truly embraced. The Glenmary Home Missioners are honored to have worked alongside him. We offer our prayers for the repose of Bishop Choby’s soul, and for the people of the Diocese of Nashville as they mourn the loss of their shepherd.”
Glenmary operates five missions in the state of Tennessee, including two within the Diocese of Nashville – Holy Family Mission in Lafayette and Divine Savior Mission in Celina.