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Deacon Timmerman last served St. Philip

Deacon Timmerman last served St. Philip

| June 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Deacon Dale Timmerman, who retired from ministry in December 2009 after serving as deacon at St. Philip in Minneapolis for nine years, died May 26. He was 67.

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Msgr. Gregory Schaffer, longtime pastor of San Lucas mission, dies at 78

Msgr. Gregory Schaffer, longtime pastor of San Lucas mission, dies at 78

| May 25, 2012 | 1 Comment

St. Paul native Msgr. Gregory Schaffer, a priest of the Diocese of New Ulm and pastor for 48 years of the diocese’s mission parish of San Lucas Toliman in Guatemala, died May 24 at Cerenity Care  Center Marian of St. Paul, Minn., after a long battle with lymphoma/cancer. He was 78. Msgr. Schaffer achieved national […]

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Obituaries

Obituaries

– Father Dittberner was a longtime seminary professor
– Father Schneider served in Chaska
– Father Cal Giesen served in St. Paul

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Father Kovalik served the sick and homebound

Father Kovalik served the sick and homebound

| April 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Father George Kovalik died April 4. He was born Aug. 31, 1923.

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Deacon Murphy served in Hopkins

Deacon Murphy served in Hopkins

| April 11, 2012 | 0 Comments

Deacon James Murphy, died March 27. He was born April 5, 1932.

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Father Leo Dolan served archdiocese nearly 60 years

Father Leo Dolan served archdiocese nearly 60 years

| March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Father Leo Dolan, 85, died March 22. He was born Jan. 26, 1927, in St. Paul and ordained a priest June 7, 1952. He retired from active ministry Jan. 1, 1994, after helping revive St. John parish in St. Paul, where he served as pastor from 1985 until his retirement.

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Father Joseph Kivel served area parishes

Father Joseph Kivel served area parishes

| March 28, 2012 | 0 Comments

Father Joseph Kivel, 77, died March 11. He was born May 20, 1934, and ordained a priest Feb. 19, 1961. Father Kivel retired from active ministry Nov. 28, 2003.

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Father Weber inspired generosity

Father Weber inspired generosity

| February 13, 2012 | 2 Comments

Like the stars in the sky, the number of lives touched by Benedictine Father Arnold Weber, 86, are far more than could be counted. He died Feb. 9 at St. John’s Abbey in Collegeville.

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Father Jerry Fenton took long road to the priesthood

Father Jerry Fenton took long road to the priesthood

| December 1, 2011 | 0 Comments

Father Jerry Fenton, who was ordained in 2000 at 62 years old, died Nov. 17. He was 73.

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Father Moorman, 89, served Holy Family

Father Moorman, 89, served Holy Family

| August 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

He was born Aug. 27, 1921, and ordained for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis June 8, 1946.

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Father Gannon, 96, was ordained at 60

Father Gannon, 96, was ordained at 60

| August 4, 2011 | 0 Comments

He studied for the priesthood after raising six children with his wife, Arlene, who died in 1970. He was ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of St. Paul and Minneapolis on June 29, 1975.

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Russell Connors was a prolific author and theology professor

Russell Connors was a prolific author and theology professor

| July 12, 2011 | 1 Comment

Russell Connors, a prolific author and theology professor at St. Catherine University in St. Paul, died July 5.

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