Pray for the dead

November is the traditional month to pray for the dead. During the month the pictures of the deceased monks of Saint Peter’s Abbey are displayed in church. Fr. Paul and Fr. Joseph were the monks who died this past year.

Br. Denys at Saint John’s in Minnesota

Br. Denys arrived at Saint John’s Abbey on August 26 to study for the priesthood.  It is located in Collegeville, Minnesota. He is taking several classes at Saint John’s School of Theology and Seminary, including New Testament, moral theology, and Christian history.  He is featured in the photo below with Fr. Michael Patella, the Rector of the Seminary.  Br. Denys says “hello” to his confreres and friends back in Saskatchewan, and cannot wait to see them at Christmas.

 

Memorial for Fr. Paul

St. Peter’s Cathedral parish, Muenster, celebrated a Memorial Mass for Fr. Paul Paproski Sunday, Oct. 10, Thanksgiving Day. Bishop Mark Hagemoen presided and Fr. Paul’s parents, sister, and brother-in-law attended, along with pastor Fr. Demetrius.