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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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Brother Larry Zeman served at DeLaSalle

Brother Larry Zeman served at DeLaSalle

| June 22, 2011 | 0 Comments

Christian Brother Lawrence (Larry) Zeman, 63, died June 11 After graduating from DeLaSalle High School in Minneapolis, he entered the Christian Brothers novitiate in Winona, where he earned a bachelor’s degree from St. Mary’s College (now University). He professed final vows in 1976, earned two additional degrees, served as vocation director for the community in […]

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Father Richard Hogan was a scholar, author, pro-life advocate

Father Richard Hogan was a scholar, author, pro-life advocate

| June 16, 2011 | 5 Comments

Father Richard Hogan, 59, pastor of St. Raphael in Crystal since July 1, 2009, died suddenly June 14.

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Father Antus, OMI, served St. Casimir

Father Antus, OMI, served St. Casimir

| June 7, 2011 | 0 Comments

Father Lawrence Antus, 80, a member of the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, died May 24. After his ordination in 1958, he served in the archdiocese at St. Casimir in St. Paul, where a memorial Mass was celebrated June 4. He also served various Midwest parishes and at missions in Den­mark.

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