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Father Peterson a major figure in Goodhue for years, ‘would give the shirt off his back’

Father Peterson a major figure in Goodhue for years, ‘would give the shirt off his back’

| December 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

Father Bruce Peterson became a major spiritual and community leader in the Goodhue area during his many years serving there.

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Pax Christi founder dies

Pax Christi founder dies

| September 24, 2016 | 0 Comments

Father John Timothy Power died on Wednesday, Sept. 21 at the age of 76.

The founding pastor of Pax Christi in Eden Prairie, Father Power was born on Oct. 13, 1939 in Faribault. He received Holy Orders on May 28, 1966 after seminary studies at Nazareth Hall, St. Paul Seminary and Catholic University.

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Cookie Cart foundress dies

Cookie Cart foundress dies

| June 22, 2016 | 0 Comments

Cookie Cart foundress Mercy Sister Jean Thuerauf died June 10 at Catholic Eldercare. She was 85.

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Longtime rural pastor remembered for Gospel explanations

Longtime rural pastor remembered for Gospel explanations

| June 20, 2016 | 0 Comments

A longtime pastor of rural parishes, Father Robert Dobihal died June 16 at the age of 90. Ordained a priest in 1950 and retired in 1991, he also celebrated Sunday Mass at St. Jerome in Maplewood following retirement. His funeral Mass was June 22 at St. Jerome in Maplewood was celebrated by Bishop Andrew Cozzens.

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Deacon Wayne Wittman was peace and justice leader

Deacon Wayne Wittman was peace and justice leader

| March 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Workers rights, human rights and peace were hallmarks of the active life of this Catholic deacon.

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Father Ambrose Mahon recalled as pastoral ‘shepherd’

Father Ambrose Mahon recalled as pastoral ‘shepherd’

| March 4, 2016 | 0 Comments

Visitation and funeral arrangements have been made for the priest for whom the Mahon Center at St. Patrick in Edina in named.

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Father Colon’s priesthood called a true vocation

Father Colon’s priesthood called a true vocation

| March 2, 2016 | 0 Comments

A young priest recalls how the late Father Vincent Colon influenced his own priesthood.

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Father Keller remembered for laughter

Father Keller remembered for laughter

| February 17, 2016 | 0 Comments

Father Lawrence Keller loved to laugh. That’s one thing his niece and caretaker Mary Kehoe recalled about the priest, who died Feb. 12 at age 93.

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Deacon Charles Bernard known for humility, woodworking

Deacon Charles Bernard known for humility, woodworking

| February 5, 2016 | 0 Comments

The handiwork of Deacon Charles Bernard will be prominently displayed at his funeral Mass 11 a.m. Feb. 8 at Risen Savior in Burnsville.

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Father Riley was professor, pastor

Father Riley was professor, pastor

| December 1, 2015 | 0 Comments

Father John F. Riley was both university professor and pastor — for a number of years both at the same time — during the 60 years of his priesthood.

He died Nov. 21 at 87.

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Father Keefe remembered as gifted spiritual director

Father Keefe remembered as gifted spiritual director

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Father Gerald Keefe, who died March 19 at the age of 93, is being remembered as a kind and humble priest, pastor and spiritual director.

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Sister Dominica Brennan admired for ‘pastoral heart’

Sister Dominica Brennan admired for ‘pastoral heart’

| March 24, 2015 | 0 Comments

Archbishop Emeritus Harry Flynn had a simple comment about the death of Dominican Sister Dominica Brennan, who formerly served in the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis as the chancellor for canonical affairs.

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