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In Memoriam

February 19, 2021

Reverend John “Jack” E. Wessling died on Monday, February 15, 2021, in Cincinnati, Ohio.  He was born on November 23, 1931 in Covington, Kentucky.  He did his preparatory studies at St. Gregory Seminary, Cincinnati and received…

February 18, 2021

Reverend Carl A. Birarelli died on February 12, 2021, in Sarasota, Florida.  He was born on October 30, 1926, in Everett, Massachusetts.  He was ordained on June 15, 1958 for the Congregation of the Missionary of St. Charles as a member of…

February 9, 2021

Reverend Edward G. Trippel passed away on February 7, 2021 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He was born in Cincinnati on March 4, 1928. He did his preparatory studies at St. Gregory Seminary and studied theology at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West, Norwood, Ohio. He was ordained on…

December 8, 2020

Deacon Ralph Gutman, a Deacon of the Archdiocese, died on Saturday, December 5, 2020. He was 76 years old.  Deacon Gutman was ordained to the Permanent Diaconate on April 27, 2013.  He was assigned to…

November 6, 2020

Deacon William (Bill) Renneker, a Deacon of the Archdiocese, died on Tuesday, October 27, 2020. Deacon Renneker was ordained to the Permanent Diaconate on June 25, 1983.  He was most recently assigned…

October 5, 2020

Deacon Gerard “Jerry” Sasson, a Deacon of the Archdiocese, died on Saturday, October 3, 2020. Deacon Sasson was ordained to the Diaconate on April 28, 2007.  He was assigned to…

September 29, 2020

Deacon Omer Bertke, a Deacon of the Archdiocese, died on Wednesday, September 23, 2020. Deacon Bertke was ordained to the Diaconate on June 20, 1987.  He served most recently…

July 24, 2020

Reverend Thomas W. Schmidt died on July 24, 2020 in Dayton, Ohio. He was born on May 31, 1948 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He received a B.S.Ed. from Edgecliff College/Xavier University…

June 24, 2020

Reverend Donald J. Breaker passed away on May 18, 2020 in Venice, Florida. He was born on May 28, 1937 in Cincinnati, Ohio. He did his preparatory studies at St. Gregory Seminary…