Fr. Steven Voss

December 14, 1978 - September 10, 2016

Father Steven Voss, the beloved pastor of St. Joseph's Parish in Fort Collins, died Saturday, Sept. 10, after a long battle with cancer. He was 37 years old.

Steven Voss was born Dec. 14, 1978, in Denver, Colo. He was the fourth of five children and grew up in a family where faith was a priority. He first considered the priesthood in fourth grade,

Father Voss had been diagnosed with cancer at one-year-old and had beaten it twice. Despite his most recent diagnosis, he always remained upbeat and positive.

Father Voss was ordained a priest May 12, 2007, and was first assigned to be parochial vicar of Spirit of Christ Parish in Arvada. Since 2010, he had served as pastor of St. Joseph's.

There will be two Vigil Services held in honor of Father Voss, one at St. Joseph Parish in Ft. Collins and the other at St. Jude Parish in Lakewood. The funeral Mass for Father Voss will be held Sept. 16 at the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception at 10 a.m., and can be livestreamed at archden.org/livestream.