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Catholic higher ed leader Father Stromberg dies

Catholic higher ed leader Father Stromberg dies

| June 23, 2017 | 0 Comments

A priest who helped bring Pope Benedict XVI to Minnesota has died.

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Bishop McRaith dies; served Diocese of Owensboro, Kentucky, for 26 years

Bishop McRaith dies; served Diocese of Owensboro, Kentucky, for 26 years

| April 4, 2017 | 0 Comments

Retired Bishop John McRaith of Owensboro, a strong advocate of the Catholic Church’s rural life ministries, died March 19 at age 82.

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Longtime prison ministry letter writer Sister Mary Mark Mahoney dies at 106

Longtime prison ministry letter writer Sister Mary Mark Mahoney dies at 106

| January 20, 2017 | 0 Comments

Sister Mary Mark Mahoney, who became known for her prison ministry, died Jan. 11 at the age of 106.

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Musically talented priest Father Gorman dies at 62

Musically talented priest Father Gorman dies at 62

| January 6, 2017 | 0 Comments

A priest known for his music in ministry, Father James David Gorman died Jan. 4 at the age of 62.

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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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