News releases

Official news releases from the Office for Media Relations.

August 8, 2014

Father James R. O’Gara, CSP, died Aug. 8 in Chicago. Funeral arrangements will be announced when available.

August 8, 2014

A Mass of the Resurrection was offered for Father James R. O’Gara, CSP, at St. Pascal Church in Chicago. Interment followed at Queen of Peace Cemetery. Father O'Gara died Aug. 8 in Chicago a the age of 80. He was a member of the Missionary Society of St. Paul the Apostle for 59 years and priest for 53 years.

May 15, 2014

A Mass of the Resurrection for Father Robert Lee Pinkston, CSP, will be held May 17 at 11 a.m. at the Church of St. Paul the Apostle in New York City. Interment will follow the Mass in the Paulist section of St. Thomas the Apostle Cemetery in Oak Ridge, N.J. A luncheon will then be served in the St. Thomas social hall. Father Pinkston died May 9 in New York City.

May 8, 2014

Join Father Tomaso Kane, CSP, and Father Tom Ryan, CSP, for a special study-pilgrimage as we explore the spiritual traditions of India and Nepal Jan. 30-Feb. 19, 2015. We will visit temples, learn of various spiritual traditions and see the intercultural mix of Christianity with many different world religions.

March 7, 2014

A funeral Mass for Rev. Mr. Richard Joseph Boudreau, CSP, will be offered on March 17 at 7 p.m. at St. Peter’s Church in Toronto. Rev. Mr. Boudreau died on March 6 in Toronto. He was 77 years old and a member of the Missionary Society of St. Paul the Apostle for 50 years. Interment will take place in the Boudreau family plot in St. Ignatius Cemetery in Sanford, Maine.

January 22, 2014

A Mass of the Resurrection will be offered for Father Philip William Hart, CSP, on Feb. 1 at 11 a.m. at St. Paul the Apostle Church in Westwood. Interment will take place in Montreal, Quebec. Father Hart died yesterday, Jan. 22. He was a member of the Missionary Society of St. Paul the Apostle, the Paulist Fathers, for more than 40 years.

Father Hart was born on Aug. 16, 1941 in Montreal to Philip W. and Kathleen Johnson Hart. He maintained his Canadian citizenship and spoke French and English.

February 11, 2013

Papal resignation: Q&A with Father Paul Robichaud, CSP

January 24, 2013

Father Lawrence McDonnell died on Jan. 23. A funeral Mass will be offered for Father McDonnell on Jan. 26 at 10 a.m. at the Church of St. Paul the Apostle, 60th Street and Columbus Avenue in Manhattan. Father McDonnell was 85 years old at the time of his death, and a member of the Paulist Fathers for 65 years.

December 26, 2012

A Mass of Resurrection will be offered for Father Edward R. Donovan, CSP, on Jan. 12 at 10 a.m. at the St. Paul the Apostle Church in Los Angeles. Father Donovan died Dec. 24 in Los Angeles. He was 82 years old at the time of his death, and a member of the Missionary Society of St. Paul the Apostle for 59 years.

November 27, 2012

Father Robert A. O’Donnell, CSP, died Nov. 26 at the Paulist Residence in Manhattan. He was a member of the Missionary Society of St. Paul the Apostle for 67 years, and was 88 years old at the time of his death. A Wake will be held Dec. 2 from 7-9 p.m. at the Paulist Motherhouse common room (415 W. 59th St. in Manhattan). A funeral Mass will be offered Dec. 3 at 10 a.m. at the Church of St.