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Msgr. James Meehan dies at 83

By Christie L. ChicoineCS&T Staff Writer The eldest of the three Meehan priest brothers, Msgr. James H. Meehan, pastor emeritus of St. John Neumann Parish in Bryn Mawr, died Friday, June 26, 2009. He was 83 years old. Before serving at St. John Neumann Parish, Msgr. Meehan was vicar for religious for the Archdiocese and […]

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Compiled by Angela Arrington Sister M. St. Thomas More, I.H.M. Sister M. St. Thomas More, I.H.M., formerly Julia McGuire, died June 5, 2009, at Camilla Hall. She was born in Shenandoah, Pa., and entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1936. She professed her first vows in 1938. […]

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Compiled by Angela Arrington Sister Donald Ignatius Schisler, O.S.F.Sister Donald Ignatius Schisler, O.S.F., died June 1, 2009. She was 94. She was a professed member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 73 years. She was born in Latrobe, Pa., but later moved to Baltimore, where she graduated from Seton High School. She […]

Vincentian Father Michael Mazurchuk dies at 50

Vincentian Father Michael Mazurchuk, 50, died in Chestnut Hill Hospital on June 13 after a brief illness. A native of Buffalo, N.Y., Father Mazurchuk was a Vincentian priest for 23 years and served in Panama, Niagara University and in the Archdiocese of Philadelphia. Ordained in 1986, he was missioned to Puerto Armuelles in Panama where […]

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Compiled by Angela Arrington Sister M. St. Augustine Lawless, I.H.M.Sister M. St. Augustine Lawless, I.H.M., formerly Mary A. Lawless, died May 18, 2009, at Camilla hall. She was 98. She was born in Bridgeport and entered the congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1927. She professed her first vows […]

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Compiled by Angela Arrington Sister Marcella Francis Milhouse, O.S.F.Sister Marcella Francis Milhouse, O.S. F., died May 9, 2009. She was 63. She was a professed member of the Sisters of the St. Francis for 43 years. She was born in Chester and graduated from Notre Dame High School in Moylan. She earned a bachelor’s degree […]

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Compiled byAngela Arrington Sister Mary Isabelle Kwiatkowska, C.S.S.F.Felician Sister Mary Isabelle Kwiatkowska, formerly Josephine Kwiatkowska, died April 13, 2009. She was 91. She was born in Jersey City in 1918. She entered the postulancy of the Felician sisters in 1935 and professed her final vows in 1943. She was a musician and elementary school teacher […]

Oblate Father Lawrence Rosebaugh killed in robbery in Guatemala

By Catholic News Service GUATEMALA CITY – Oblate Father Lawrence Rosebaugh, a U.S. priest with a long history of taking risks to aid the poor, was killed in a highway robbery in Guatemala May 18. A Congolese Oblate priest in the vehicle with him was wounded by the bullet that killed Father Rosebaugh, but is […]

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Compiled byAngela Arrington Sister Marita Regina, I.H.M.Sister Marita Regina, I.H.M., formerly Eileen O’Connor, died April 27, 2009, at Camilla Hall. She was born in Philadelphia and entered the Congregation of the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary in 1954 and professed her first vows in 1957. For many years, she served as a […]

La Salle’s Brother René Sterner dead at 71

By Colleen Boyle SharpSpecial to The CS&T Brother René Sterner, F.S.C., 71, died Monday, May 11, 2009, at St. Catherine’s Infirmary in Philadelphia after battling cancer. Brother René spent 18 of his 45 years in education as a member of the faculty and administration of La Salle College High School in Wyndmooor. He served 14 […]