Requiescat in Pace!

May 12, 2018 by  
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In the morning of May 8, 2018, on the feast of Our Lady, Mediatrix of All Grace,
+Father Peter Damian Fehlner, OFM Conv.,
was welcomed into eternal rest by Sister Death.

Father Peter was the first Rector of the Shrine Church.

You are invited to attend a Memorial Mass for Father Peter this Friday, May 11, at 6:00 p.m.

Any questions, please feel free to contact me at

Obituary will be posted here when finalized: Peter was born July 20, 1931, in New York. Ordained a priest July 14, 1957, almost 61 years a priest!

Read more about Father Peter:

Father Peter Damian Fehlner



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  1. John Gardner says:

    I had the very fortunate opportunity to take confession with Father Peter. A very gracious, kind man who made me feel closer to God and the removal of my sins very real.

    May he rest in peace and now spend his time speaking with the many Saints he loved.

    In Christ,

    John Gardner

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