Reverend James W. Gormley, Pastor Emeritus, Saint Gabriel of the Sorrowful Mother Parish, Stowe, died on Friday, February 22, 2019.
Reverend Michael J. Sheehan, Pastor Emeritus, Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish, Philadelphia, died on Friday, February 15, 2019.
Reverend Monsignor James E. Mortimer, Pastor Emeritus, Saint William Parish, Philadelphia, died on Saturday, February 2, 2019.
Permanent Deacon Richard C. Coyne, retired, passed away on January 30, 2019, of natural causes. He was 88 years old.
REVEREND JOSEPH T. MURPHY 1924 – 2018 Reverend Joseph T. Murphy, died on Monday, November 19, 2018. Father Murphy was born on May 7, 1924, in Branchdale, Pennsylvania. He is the son of the late Edward C. Murphy and Margaret (Crowe) Murphy. Father Murphy attended Saint Mary Star of the Sea Parochial School, Branchdale; Saint […]
Father Melle was born on July 21, 1944, in Norristown, Pennsylvania. He is the son of the late Peter Melle and the late Carmella (Carfagno) Melle. Father Melle attended Holy Saviour Parochial School, Norristown, and Bishop Kenrick High School, Norristown, before entering Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary. He also attended Villanova University, Villanova
Father Cavanaugh was born on October 15, 1936, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of the late Thomas and the late Bridget (McGlone) Cavanaugh. Father Cavanaugh attended Saint Rose of Lima Parochial School, Philadelphia; and Saint Thomas More High School, Philadelphia, before entering Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary.
Reverend Joseph C. Stec, Pastor Emeritus, Saint Hedwig Parish, Philadelphia, died on Monday, September 17, 2018.
Deacon Brouycie P. Isley, Permanent Deacon, died on Wednesday, August 29, 2018, from natural causes. He was 69 years old. Deacon Isley was born on March 5, 1949.
Monsignor Shields was born on September 26, 1935, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of the late John A. Shields and the late Irene J. (Lion) Shields. Monsignor Shields attended Saint Stephen Parochial School, Philadelphia and Northeast Catholic High School, Philadelphia, before entering Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary.