Tag: Father John Clay

Father Clay remembered for beautiful smile, sharing God’s love

Father Clay remembered for beautiful smile, sharing God’s love

| September 16, 2020 | 0 Comments

For decades, Father John Clay attended the parish festival at St. Stanislaus in St. Paul, where he served as pastor from 1975 to 2019.

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Parishioners honor longtime pastor who retires at 92

Parishioners honor longtime pastor who retires at 92

| June 6, 2019 | 0 Comments

Since 1975, Father John Clay has been repeating these simple words to his parishioners at St. Stanislaus in St. Paul: “Smile, God loves you.”

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Nearly 90, archdiocese’s oldest active pastor focuses on love and mercy

Nearly 90, archdiocese’s oldest active pastor focuses on love and mercy

| Susan Klemond | June 23, 2016 | 3 Comments

After 65 years of priesthood, Father John Clay could fit his favorite pastoral message into a single 140-character tweet.

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