Prayers

March 2021

Recent Deaths

Please join us in prayer for these members of the Marianist Family

Bro. Luciano Urizarna Zuazo (Province of Spain), 87, died March 11 in Madrid, Spain.

Family Members and Friends

Jack Bailey died March 15. Jack was a senior at Chaminade College Preparatory, West Hills, California. Intention submitted by Bro. Jack Dempsey (West Hills, California).

Sr. Carol Bauer, SC, died March 13. Sr. Carol was a long-time advocate for justice in health care and for the poor in the Dayton region, as well as a friend and collaborator with many Marianists.

Thomas Bodle died March 9. Thomas was a 1970 graduate of former St. Joseph High School, Cleveland, and former student of Bro. Jack Dempsey (West Hills, California).

Charles Joseph “Jody” Cortez who died recently. Charles was the son of Joe Cortez, a long-time coach and athletic director at Central Catholic High School, San Antonio, Texas. Intention submitted by Fr. Oscar Vasquez (St. Louis).

Jim Donnelly and Christine Hogan who both died recently. Jim and Christine were the brother and niece of Dr. Pat Donnelly, an MEA retired from the University of Dayton. Intention submitted by Sr. Laura Leming (Marianist Sisters, Dayton, Ohio).

Joan Juenemann died March 19. Joan was the sister of Bro. Bob Juenemann (Cupertino, California). Intention submitted by Bro. Jack Somerville (Cupertino, California).

Bernie Kranicka died March 15. Bernie was a long-time member of the Maranatha Lay Marianist Community, Philadelphia. Intention submitted by Sr. Laura Leming (Marianist Sisters, Dayton, Ohio).

Bob McKelvey died February 19. Bob was a cousin of Fr. Jim Tobin (San Antonio, Texas).

Georgann Parr died March 20. Georgann was a Marianist Affiliate from Omaha, Nebraska. Intention submitted by Fr. Al McMenamy (St. Louis).

Lou Pujalet died March 23. Lou was the father of Michele Pujalet Devitt, Micah Theotokos Lay Community and father-in-law of Brent Devitt, director of Bergamo Center, and member of Micah Theotokos Lay Community. Intention submitted by Sr. Laura Leming (Marianist Sisters, Dayton, Ohio).

Maria Mistelske Naledi Ramsden died March 22. Maria was an alumna of Chaminade-Madonna College Preparatory (Class of 2003) and daughter of Diane Mistelske, a Lay Marianist and former employee of Chaminade-Madonna College Preparatory. Intention submitted by Bro. Jack Ventura, (Hollywood, Florida).

Ronald M. Tisser died March 9. Ronald was a former Marianist brother. Intention submitted by Bro. Ed Loch (San Antonio).

Those in need of prayers and healing

Bro. Juan Manuel Azamar (Puebla, Mexico)

Brother Paul Bredestege (Dayton, Ohio)

Bro. DuWayne Brisendine (St. Louis)

Bro. Juan Pablo Espinoza Chávez (Puebla, Mexico)

Fr. Gerald Chinchar (San Antonio)

Bro. Harry Cornell (San Antonio)

Bro. Richard Dix (San Antonio)

Bro. Michael Galvin (San Antonio)

Bro. Steve Grazulis (Region of Eastern Africa)

Fr. Bob Hackel (Cupertino, California)

Bro. Will Halloway (Dayton, Ohio)

Bro. Bob Hanss (San Antonio)

Fr. Joseph Hartzler (Cupertino, California)

Bro. Paul Jablinski (Dayton, Ohio)

Fr. Cris Janson (San Antonio)

Bro. Robert Juenemann (Cupertino, California)

Bro. Norbert Karpfinger (San Antonio)

Bro. Jim Leahy (Cupertino, California)

Fr. John Leies (San Antonio)

Bro. Earl Leistikow (San Antonio)

Bro. John Lemker (Dayton, Ohio)

Bro. Ed Longbottom (Cincinnati)

Fr. Ted Ley (West Hills,California)

Fr. George Montague (San Antonio)

Bro. Peter Pontolillo (San Antonio)

Bro. Bob Resing (St. Louis)

Bro. Ed Shiras (Cupertino, California)

Bro. Jack Somerville (Cupertino, California)

Fr. Joe Uvietta (San Antonio)

Bro. Kevin Whelan (Hollywood, Florida)

Brothers of the Marianist Residence (San Antonio)

Brothers of the Siena Woods Marianist Community & all residents of Siena Woods Care Community (Dayton, Ohio)

Sr. Mary Louise Foley (Marianist Sisters, Dayton)

Edna Bautista, sister of Bro. Dennis Bautista (Dayton, Ohio)

Jerry Bettice, a member of Common Bond. Intention submitted by Myron Achbach, a member of Common Bond.

Dorothy (Dot) Blumm, the mother of Tricia (Blumm) and Kevin Reis, and friend of the Marianists. Intention submitted by Fr. Tim Kenney (St. Louis).

Paul Dossett, a 1999 graduate of Nolan Catholic High School, Fort Worth, Texas. Healing is requested through the intercession of Blessed William Joseph Chaminade. Intention submitted by Fr. Oscar Vasquez (St. Louis, Missouri).

Roberta Fitzpatrick, a long-time Marianist Affiliate associated with the Cupertino Marianist Community. Intention submitted by Bro. David Betz (West Hills, California).

Veronica Flores, an employee at the Marianist Residence, San Antonio. Intention submitted by Mary Ellen Garcia (Province Offices, St. Louis).

Christine Francis, dear friend of Janet Hoben, Marianist Affiliate, West Hills, California. Intention submitted by Bro. David Betz (West Hills, California).

Rilla Gagliano, cousin of Fr. Michael Reaume (Dublin, Ireland)

Debbie Gluck, aunt of Bernadette Groner (Province Offices, St. Louis)

Diana Shaw Grant, a grade school classmate of Sister Laura Leming (Marianist Sisters, Dayton, Ohio)

Patricia Lynch, a friend of Fr. Michael Reaume (Dublin, Ireland)

Barbara Metzger, the sister of Bro. Bob Metzger (St. Louis)

Matilde Moros, a colleague of Dr. Neomi DeAnda, University of Dayton MEA. Intention submitted by Sir. Laura Leming (Marianist Sisters, Dayton, Ohio).

Jim Mueller, husband of Ann Mueller (Provincial Offices, St. Louis)

Joe and Jennifer Spadaford. Joe is a longtime University of Dayton Board member. Intention submitted by Fr. Oscar Vasquez and Bro. Bernie Ploeger (St. Louis, Missouri).

Ann Szabo, Alumni Relations Coordinator at Chaminade Julienne Catholic High School, Dayton, Ohio. Intention submitted by Fr. Bob Jones (Dayton, Ohio).

Martha Tobin, niece of Fr. Jim Tobin (San Antonio, Texas)

Sr. Pat Underwood, CSJ, a friend of Bro. Jerry Sullivan (San Antonio, Texas)

Let us continue to pray for our country and our world during this COVID-19 pandemic. We remember our Marianist Family members who have loved ones who are ill with the virus and those who mourn the loss of a loved one from the virus. We pray for all those who are ministering on the frontlines and those sheltering-in-place during this challenging time.