Obituaries

Thumbnail michael novak courtesy of franciscan university of steubenvile cna Catholic thinker Michael Novak remembered with gratitude

Washington D.C., Feb 17, 2017 / 02:38 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The theologian, philosopher and Catholic commentator Michael Novak died Friday, drawing...

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Thumbnail brother francis skip matthews Chaminade College Preparatory mourns loss of Brother Skip Matthews

The students and faculty of Chaminade College Preparatory in West Hills are mourning the loss of a religious brother who energetically served for...

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Thumbnail father gregory Father Gregory Coiro, former teacher and media relations spokesperson, dies

Father Gregory Louis Coiro, O.F.M. Cap., former head of media relations for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, died Sept. 9. He was 63. Known for his...

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Thumbnail father thomas anslow Father Thomas C. Anslow, canon lawyer for archdiocese, dies at 71

On April 28, Father Thomas C. Anslow, CM, died on April 28, after more than 40 years of service to the Archdiocese of Los Angeles. He was...

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Thumbnail father arne panula the former us vicar of opus dei courtesy of opus dei cna Former US head of Opus Dei dies at 71

Washington D.C., Jul 20, 2017 / 04:00 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- Father Arne Panula, the former U.S. vicar of Opus Dei, passed away at his Washington,...

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Thumbnail memorial mass 5 for mother angelica at our lady of the angels chapel on march 30 2016 credit ewtn cna 3 30 16 1 Funeral marks Mother Angelica's life as a 'faithful bride' to Jesus

Mother Angelica’s life must be viewed in reference to Jesus, the homilist at her funeral Mass said on Friday. “We cannot understand Mother...

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Thumbnail sister alice marie quinn In memory of Sister Alice Marie

Sister Alice Maire Quinn, a Daughter of Charity, founded St. Vincent Meal on Wheels in 1977 and continued bringing love to those in need into her...

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Thumbnail msgr jeremiah murphy Msgr. Jeremiah Timothy Murphy, priest for more than 50 years, dies at 79

Msgr. Jeremiah Timothy Murphy, a faithful servant of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles known for his love for the priesthood, rigorous intellectual...

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Thumbnail carmenhernandez190716 Neocatechumenal Way co-founder Carmen Hernandez dies at 85

Madrid, Spain, Jul 19, 2016 / 11:41 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Carmen Hernandez, co-founder of the Neocatechumenal Way, died today at home in Madrid,...

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Thumbnail 20170111t1203 7221 cns obit mcdonald Officer McDonald, Patron Saint of Mercy in Our Times

For many New Yorkers, a beloved neighbor and true hero of mercy died this month. “New York’s Finest” took on new meaning when the world came to...

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Thumbnail monsignor john foley Parishioners, friends and family mourn the loss of Msgr. John Foley, beloved Irish priest

Msgr. John Foley — a man remembered for bringing laughter, compassion and good sense to those he served during more than half a century of ministry...

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Thumbnail 20171018t1105 12284 cns obit vidal Philippines mourns Cardinal Vidal, who leaves a legacy of service

Cardinal Ricardo Vidal, who was Archbishop of Cebu from 1982 to 2010 and a leading Catholic figure in the fall of Filipino dictator Ferdinand...

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Thumbnail father james kolling monsignor alexander george monsignor douglas saunders Remembering three deceased priests

Msgr. Douglas W. Saunders died on March 17. He was 78. His funeral Mass was held at St. Maria Goretti Church in Long Beach on March 28, followed by...

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Thumbnail sister corinne avila Sister Corinne Avila, religious sister for 72 years, dies at 93

Sister Corinne Avila, PBVM, a religious sister for 72 years, died at the Presentation Motherhouse in San Francisco on April 19. She was 93. A...

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Thumbnail sister nancy munro csj Sister Nancy Munro, CSJ: Passionate about the people of God

The first time I saw Sister Nancy Munro was in 1992, when she was principal of St. Mary’s Academy in Inglewood, speaking at a Catholic education...

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Thumbnail sister sheila fitzsimons Sister Sheila FitzSimons dies, leaves legacy of service

On April 1, Sister Sheila FitzSimons of the Sisters of Providence died at the congregation’s nursing facility in Indiana after serving as a...

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Thumbnail sister alessandra kubasta op Sr. Alessandra Kubasta, OP, taught at St. Thomas More in Alhambra

SINSINAWA, Wis.—Sister Alessandra Kubasta, OP, died May 18, 2017, at St. Dominic Villa. The funeral Mass was held at the Sinsinawa Dominican...

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Thumbnail monsignor jeremiah murphy West Hollywood parish mourns the death of Msgr. Jeremiah Murphy

Msgr. Jeremiah Murphy died on March 1 after serving the Archdiocese of Los Angeles for more than 50 years — forgoing retirement and continuing to...

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