He noted that the Washington archdiocese was among the nation's first to desegregate its parochial schools and elevate black priests to pastoral and archdiocesan posts.
Smith now holds John Shippen Sr.'s pastoral post at the Presbyterian church.
He held several pastoral posts in West London before moving to the Diocese of Ripon and Leeds in 1997.
In 1863, he was given the pastoral post in Wolfstein, which he held until his death.
From 1 July 1909 to 27 February 1921 he served as chaplain to Zweibrücken prison, an extremely difficult and thankless pastoral post.
However, Ockenga was reluctant to relinquish his pastoral post and so much to the chagrin of his seminary colleagues he served as president in absentia from 1947-54.
In 1977, he moved to a senior pastoral post at Lord Williams's School, Thame, which gave him more time to pursue his other interests.
After further pastoral posts he became Warden of Lee Abbey in 2002.
His first pastoral post was Old Waxsaw Presbyterian church, in Lancaster, South Carolina.
It is likely that a candidate for a pastoral post was hired as a teacher.