Deacon Pavonarius was ordained on June 7, 1992, at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul by Most Reverend Louis A. DeSimone. He was assigned to Saint Jerome Parish, Philadelphia, where he remained until his retirement from active ministry on January 15, 2014.
REVEREND JAMES E. MCVEIGH 1947- 2017 Reverend James E. McVeigh, Retired, Resident, Regina Coeli Residence for Priests, Warminster, died at University of Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, on Tuesday, August 8, 2017. Father McVeigh was born on January 11, 1947, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of the late James H. McVeigh and the late Helen […]
REVEREND CHARLES D. SMITH 1938- 2017 Reverend Charles D. Smith, Retired, Resident, Saint Albert the Great Parish, Huntingdon Valley, died at Villa Saint Joseph, Darby, on Sunday, August 6, 2017. Father Smith was born on August 26, 1938, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of the late Charles N. Smith and the late Lillian […]
Reverend Daniel P. Devine, Pastor Emeritus, Assumption B.V.M. Parish, Feasterville, died on Tuesday, July 11, 2017.
REVEREND LUKE L. CHOW 1926 – 2017 Reverend Luke L. Chow, Retired, died on Sunday, June 18, 2017. Father Chow was born on October 22, 1926, in Tsining, China. He is the son of the late Paul Chow and the late Margaret Liang. Father Chow attended school in China before entering Sacred Heart Seminary in […]
Father Kelly was born on August 13, 1958, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of the late John J. Kelly, Sr. and the late Katherine C. (Granahan) Kelly. Father Kelly attended Epiphany of Our Lord Parochial School, Blue Bell, Bishop Kenrick High School, Norristown, and the Philadelphia College of Textiles and Science before entering Saint Charles Borromeo Seminary.
REVEREND MONSIGNOR FRANCIS J. STATKUS 1921 – 2017 Reverend Monsignor Francis J. Statkus, Pastor Emeritus, Saint Colman Parish, Ardmore, died on Friday, May 5, 2017. Monsignor Statkus was born on September 17, 1921, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. He is the son of the late Francis G. Statkus and the late Barbara (Kernauskas) Statkus. Monsignor Statkus […]
PERMANENT DEACON PAUL A. HAGERTY 1929 – 2017 Deacon Paul A. Hagerty, retired permanent deacon, died on Saturday, March 18, 2017, due to complications from a fall. He was 87 years old. Deacon Hagerty was ordained at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul, Philadelphia, on June 1, 1997, by Most Reverend Joseph F. […]
PERMANENT DEACON LAWRENCE G. BRANDON 1936 – 2017 Deacon Lawrence G. Brandon, retired, died on Sunday, February 20, 2017, at Chester County Hospital from heart failure. He was 80 years old. Deacon Brandon was ordained on February 17, 1973, for the Archdiocese of Baltimore by Most Reverend F. Joseph Gossman. He remained there until February […]
PERMANENT DEACON JOSEPH P. ORLANDO 1948 – 2017 Deacon Joseph P. Orlando, a deacon of the Archdiocese of Philadelphia who was released for service to the Diocese of Camden in 2006, died on February 19, 2017, at Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, Philadelphia, from complications related to surgery to treat intestinal cancer. Deacon Orlando was ordained […]