"It seems strange to say, but what can help modern man find the answers to his own mystery and the mystery of him in whose image he is created, is silence, solitude -- in a word, the desert. Modern man needs these things more than the hermits of old." Catherine Doherty

Friday, September 23, 2011

Updates of services

The Diocese of Burlington received news that Father Stephen C. von Fauer died on Sunday,
September 18, 2011 in New York City.

Father von Fauer’s funeral is scheduled for Friday, September 23, 2011 at
St. George Ukrainian Catholic Church in New York City, at 11:00 a.m.

Bishop Salvatore Matano will offer a Memorial Mass on Tuesday, September 27, 2011, at the Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception at 12:05 p.m.
Priests are encouraged to attend and to bring a violet stole and
chasuble to concelebrate the Mass.

Please pray for the happy repose of the soul of Father von Fauer,
as well as the consolation of his family.
May the angels lead him into paradise; may the martyrs receive him at the Lord’s coming,
and lead him into the holy city of Jerusalem.
May the choir of angels receive him, and may he have eternal rest with Lazarus,
who was once poor. Eternal rest grant unto him, O Lord,
and let perpetual light shine upon him.

Roman Catholic Diocese of Burlington
55 Joy DriveSouth Burlington, VT 05403
phone: 802-658-6110 x1300 fax: 802-881-0187