Saturday, February 10, 2007

R.I.P. Father David Meinholz (1965-2007)

My parish asks that we spread this news about our pastor.
We write you today with the very sad news that Father David Meinholz has passed away. He was found in his apartment by his father Friday morning. The wake will be Tuesday evening from 4 to 8 PM and continue at 8:30 to 10 on Wednesday morning with the funeral Mass at 10 AM at our parish. Archbishop Dolan will celebrate our Saturday evening Mass this weekend.

Catholic Charities will have counselors available for our families after Sunday masses. You are welcome to attend these sessions . If you have any questions, please contact me.

Please keep Father Dave, his family and all those he served, both here at St. Alphonsus and throughout the archdiocese, in your prayers.

He had been ordained a priest in 1994.

Update: Here's the death notice from the Sunday Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

Update 2: Larry Sandler reports in Monday's Milwaukee Journal Sentinel in a story headlined Meinholz had a generous heart.

Update 3: WITI Fox6 News covered the story Greendale Parish Mourns Loss of Priest.

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