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Father Henry Reid

Pastor Gerard Gentleman, left, called 911, while Father Henry Reid, right, used fire extinguisher on a parishioner who was on fire (Photo/Mona Rivera)

Elderly Man Severely Burned After Catching Fire At Long Island Church

A Long Island priest was being credited with saving the life of one of his parishioners on Thursday after an elderly man accidently set himself on fire near the altar.

02/24/2011