By Peter Finney Jr., Clarion Herald Bishop Dominic Mai Luong, the first bishop of Vietnamese descent in the United States and the founding father of
School Sister of Notre Dame Richard Marie Burke, a native of New Orleans who spent most of her religious life in Catholic education, died
Jesuit Father Edmundo Rodriguez, who served as provincial of the New Orleans Province of the Society of Jesus from 1983-89, died Oct. 28 in
Deacon Paul Mumme, who was ordained as a permanent deacon in 1991, died June 25 at the age of 80. Deacon Mumme, who is
Father Patrick J.R. Kennedy, ordained as a “late vocation” at the age of 50, died April 1 at Our Lady of Wisdom Healthcare Center.