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Father Robert L. Sullivan, SJ

March 12, 2023

Father Robert L. Sullivan, SJ, died Sunday, March 12, 2023, in Florissant, Mo. He was 86 years old, a Jesuit for 68 years and a priest for 55 years. Robert L. Sullivan was born in Denver on Nov. 1, 1936, to Louis and Mary Harrington Sullivan. In a...

Sister Mary John Thomas

February 26, 2023

Sister Mary John Thomas died on February 26, 2023. With rosary in hand and peace radiating from her face, she gave her last breath to her Beloved God, a breath that sang praise to her faithful God for 90 years of life. Born in Kansas City, Kansas ...

Father John A. Apel, S.J.

January 1, 2023

Father John A. Apel, SJ, died Jan. 1, 2023, in St. Louis. He was 85 years old, a Jesuit for 66 years and a priest for 53 years. A welcoming and much-loved figure at Saint Louis University, he will be remembered in a Mass of Christian Burial at 10:...


Thomas A. Hine

September 17, 2022

Thomas A. Hine died on September 17, 2022 in San Diego, California. Tom was born March 9, 1940 in Queens, New York to Henry Hine and Anne Margaret Canning Hine. The second of four siblings, Tom spent his childhood in Rockville Centre, New York on Lon...

Sister Evelyn Marie Houlihan

July 16, 2022

Funeral for Loretto Sister Evelyn Marie Houlihan celebrated July 22; in Denver, she taught, was a real estate associate and longtime manager of Bonnie Brae Ice Cream Store  - A funeral for Sister Evelyn Marie Houlihan SL was celebrated July 22 in th...

Fr. James B. Guyer, SJ

July 11, 2022

Father James B. Guyer, SJ, died Monday, July 11, 2022, in St. Louis. He was almost 84 years old, a Jesuit for 60 years and a priest for 50 years. Remembered for his deep devotion to his family, his Jesuit brothers, and his many, many friends, Fr. ...


Thomas Joseph Crane, Jr

July 11, 2022

Baptized into the hope of Christ's Resurrection, Thomas J. Crane Jr., 95, passed away peacefully on July 11, 2022. Tom was born in New York on April 30, 1927, to Thomas Crane and Rosemary Comaskey Crane. He is preceded in death by his wife of 49 y...

Sister Marian McAvoy SL

June 30, 2022

Funeral for former Loretto President Sister Marian (formerly Sister Marian Joseph) McAvoy SL celebrated July 7; served two terms; resided in Denver area for more than 15 years    A funeral for Sister Marian (formerly Sister Marian Joseph) McA...

Sister Maureen Murphy

June 21, 2022

Sister Maureen Murphy, 90, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2022 at Box Butte General Hospital in Alliance, NE. She was born July 13, 1931 in Stuart, Nebraska to Jeremiah Patrick and Sophia Theresa (Kaup) Murphy and was given the name of Catherine Bened...

Sister Gabriel Mary Hoare, SL

May 1, 2022

A funeral Mass for Denver native, noted artist, and longtime educator Loretto Sister Gabriel Mary Hoare was celebrated May 6 in the Church of the Seven Dolors on the grounds of Loretto Motherhouse in Nerinx, Ky. She primarily served in St. Louis, whe...

Thomas (Tom) Wright, C.Ss.R

April 25, 2022

Br. Thomas (Tom) Wright, C.Ss.R., an exceptional administrator who served as Treasurer of both Liguori Publications and the Denver Province, died while in the initial stages of treatment for pancreatic cancer in Whittier, CA on April 25, 2022. Known ...

Father John Krenzke

March 30, 2022

Father John W. Krenzke, who served at several parishes in Denver and Colorado Springs, died March 30 at age 91 in Denver. A vigil will be held April 7 at 6 p.m. at Gardens of St. Elizabeth, 2835 W. 32nd Ave. in Denver. Mass of Christian Burial wil...

Fr. John ('Jack') J. Callahan, SJ

January 21, 2022

Father John J. “Jack” Callahan, SJ, died Jan. 21, 2022, in St. Louis. He was 82 years old, a Jesuit for 64 years and a priest for 51 years. Jack Callahan was born in Plymouth, Wisc., on Sept. 25, 1939, to John J. and Anna Agnes Plotz Callahan....

Father Joseph E. Damhorst

July 18, 2021

Father Joseph E. Damhorst, SJ, Pastoral Minister, died July 18, 2021 in St. Louis. He was 84 years old, a Jesuit for 65 years and a priest for 53 years. He will be remembered for his wisdom, humor and sensitivity. Joseph Damhorst was born in Q...

Sister Pauline Langfield

June 30, 2021

The Wheaton Franciscan Sisters invite your prayers for Sister Pauline Langfield. Sister Pauline’s desire was “to be remembered as a prayerful, kind, generous, thoughtful and loving person.” She also hoped that “her sense of humor helped...

Father William Meninger, O.C.S.O.

February 14, 2021

Father William Meninger, O.C.S.O., a Trappist monk of St. Joseph's Abbey in Spencer, died in the monastery's infirmary on Sunday morning, February 14, 2021. Born William Austin Meninger in Malden, Massachusetts on August 29, 1932, to John Joseph M...

Kathleen Anne Saulton (nee Morahan)

December 19, 2020

“The moment when someone dies is not when their body ceases to exist, but when the last person whose life was touched by them dies.” On Saturday, 19 December 2020, Kathy passed away at age 66, surrounded by her husband and seven children. She ...