Obituary

Thumbnail michael novak courtesy of franciscan university of steubenvile cna Catholic thinker Michael Novak remembered with gratitude

Washington D.C., Feb 17, 2017 / 02:38 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- The theologian, philosopher and Catholic commentator Michael Novak died Friday, drawing...

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Thumbnail brother francis skip matthews Chaminade College Preparatory mourns loss of Brother Skip Matthews

The students and faculty of Chaminade College Preparatory in West Hills are mourning the loss of a religious brother who energetically served for...

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Thumbnail father gregory Father Gregory Coiro, former teacher and media relations spokesperson, dies

Father Gregory Louis Coiro, O.F.M. Cap., former head of media relations for the Archdiocese of Los Angeles, died Sept. 9. He was 63. Known for his...

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Thumbnail bishop emeritus franciso san diego of pasig diocese died at cardinal santos hospital on aug 26 2015 credit catholic bishops conference philippines cna 8 26 15 Filipinos mourn the death of pioneer Bishop Francisco San Diego of Pasig

Catholics in the Philippines are mourning Wednesday's death of Bishop Francisco San Diego, who founded the Diocese of Pasig in 2003 and led it...

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Thumbnail memorial mass 5 for mother angelica at our lady of the angels chapel on march 30 2016 credit ewtn cna 3 30 16 1 Funeral marks Mother Angelica's life as a 'faithful bride' to Jesus

Mother Angelica’s life must be viewed in reference to Jesus, the homilist at her funeral Mass said on Friday. “We cannot understand Mother...

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Thumbnail william peter blatty 1974 credit larry ellis getty images cna How the Catholic author of 'The Exorcist' saw good and evil

Washington D.C., Jan 13, 2017 / 05:06 pm (CNA/EWTN News).- William Peter Blatty, whose fictionalized vision of demonic possession and Catholic...

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Thumbnail msgr jeremiah murphy Msgr. Jeremiah Timothy Murphy, priest for more than 50 years, dies at 79

Msgr. Jeremiah Timothy Murphy, a faithful servant of the Archdiocese of Los Angeles known for his love for the priesthood, rigorous intellectual...

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Thumbnail carmenhernandez190716 Neocatechumenal Way co-founder Carmen Hernandez dies at 85

Madrid, Spain, Jul 19, 2016 / 11:41 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Carmen Hernandez, co-founder of the Neocatechumenal Way, died today at home in Madrid,...

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Thumbnail officer steven mcdonald credit tiocfaidh ar la 1916 via flickr cc by nd 20 cna New York police officer remembered for his example of mercy

New York City, N.Y., Jan 17, 2017 / 12:18 am (CNA/EWTN News).- Thousands gathered at St. Patrick’s Cathedral in New York City on Friday to...

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Thumbnail 20170111t1203 7221 cns obit mcdonald Officer McDonald, Patron Saint of Mercy in Our Times

For many New Yorkers, a beloved neighbor and true hero of mercy died this month. “New York’s Finest” took on new meaning when the world came to...

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Thumbnail monsignor john foley Parishioners, friends and family mourn the loss of Msgr. John Foley, beloved Irish priest

Msgr. John Foley — a man remembered for bringing laughter, compassion and good sense to those he served during more than half a century of ministry...

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Thumbnail coach dwan hurt ‘Rest in paradise, coach’: Beloved Junípero Serra basketball coach Dwan Hurt passes away at 53

The record books will show that, in his 27 years coaching Junípero Serra High School’s Varsity Basketball team, Dwan Hurt amassed a stellar...

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Thumbnail monsignor jeremiah murphy West Hollywood parish mourns the death of Msgr. Jeremiah Murphy

Msgr. Jeremiah Murphy died on March 1 after serving the Archdiocese of Los Angeles for more than 50 years — forgoing retirement and continuing to...

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