To read Fr. Matthew’s death notice click on the headline above and then click here.
Just after breakfast on Tuesday, Jan. 24, Abbot Philip found Fr. Matthew Mazzuchelli dead in his room. Fr. Matthew had served for many years as the academy’s director of housekeeping. From 1966 until 2014 Fr. Matthew assisted on the weekends at the parishes in South Wilmington and Kinsman, both in the Joliet diocese. His visitation will be on Friday, Jan. 27, beginning at 4 PM and ending at 6:30 PM. There will be a vigil prayer service at 5:15 PM on Friday. The funeral Mass will begin at 10:00 AM preceded by a brief one-hour visitation at 9 AM. The public is invited to attend all the ceremonies. Both the vigil service and the funeral Mass will be broadcast live through our web site and live streamed on our Facebook page.
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To read Fr. Ambrose’s obituary click on the headline above and then click here.
After struggling for some time with a variety of ailments, Fr. Ambrose died peacefully on the evening of December 31. His funeral arrangements are as follows: the wake is Tuesday, Jan. 3 at 4 to 7 PM with a vigil prayer service held at 5:15 PM. The funeral Mass will be on Wednesday, Jan. 4 at 10:30 AM. Both the vigil service and the funeral Mass will be broadcast live.