We invite you to please remember our deceased priests in your prayers. Eternal rest grant unto them, O Lord. And let perpetual light shine upon them. And may they rest in peace.
Father Fernando Iglesias died Saturday, April 23, 2018. Father
Iglesias was a diocesan priest in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles from 1956-2003.
He served as pastor at several parishes, including Holy Family Church in
Wilmington, St. Philip Neri in Lynwood, and St. Mariana de Paredes Church in Pico
Father Thomas Joyce, CMF died Friday, April 6, 2018. Father Joyce
became a Claretian Missionary in 1951, and was ordained as a priest in 1959. He
spent time in Rome, Germany, England, Washington, D.C., Jamaica, and Chicago,
before requesting a move to the Dominguez Seminary in Rancho Dominguez. He was
active in the Congregational programs of Justice, Creation and Integrity of
Monsignor Patrick Reilly died Wednesday, April 4, 2018. Msgr. Reilly served in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles from 1958 until his retirement. He was the associate pastor at several parishes, including Nativity Catholic Church, and Pastor Emeritus at St. Robert Bellarmine Catholic Church in Burbank.
Father Edward Landreau died Saturday, March 31, 2018. Father Landreau was a diocesan priest in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles from
1957-2015, and served as associate pastor at several parishes, including St.
Catherine Laboure in Torrance. He also served as administrator and Pastor Emeritus
at St. Frances of Rome in Azusa.
Father Diosdado Martin died Tuesday, March 27, 2018. Father Martin was ordained in 1966 and retired in 2013. During his time in the
Archdiocese, he served as the pastor of a number of parishes, including All
Souls Church in Alhambra.
Father James Stephen Tucker died Friday, March 23, 2018. Father Tucker
was ordained in 1969, and served as the associate pastor at both St. Euphrasia
in Granada Hills and Our Lady of Lourdes in Tujunga. He was released to the
Society of Priest of St. Sulpice, and remained incardinated in the Archdiocese
of Los Angeles.
Father Luigi Zanotto, M.C.C.J. died Saturday, March 17, 2018. Father Zanotto was a religious order priest, and served the Archdiocese of Los Angeles from 1992 to 2007 as associate pastor and pastor for St. Albert the Great Church in Rancho Dominguez, and pastor at St. Cecilia Church in Los Angeles.
Father Rody Ignatius Gorman, pastor emeritus of St. Matthias Church in Huntington Park, died on Wednesday, March, 14, 2018. Father Gorman was ordained in 1955, and served as associate pastor in many parishes in the area, including Our Lady of Refuge in Long Beach. He was the administrator pro tem at both St. Helen Church in South Gate and St. Matthias.
Father Roderic M. Guerrini, pastor
emeritus of St. Mark Church in Venice, died on Wednesday, March 14, 2018. Father
Guerrini was a diocesan priest in Los Angeles from 1976 to 2009. He served as
the associate pastor at Our Lady of Perpetual Help in Santa Clarita, and the
pastor of St. Mark Catholic Church in Venice.
Father Thomas James Peacha, pastor emeritus of Holy Trinity Church in Los Angeles, died on Sunday, March 4, 2018. Father Peacha was ordained in 1959, and served the Archdiocese of Los Angeles until his retirement in 2016. He was associate pastor at several parishes, including St. Basil Catholic Church in Los Angeles, and was the pastor at both St. Cecilia Church and Holy Trinity Church in Los Angeles.
Father Ernest N. Candelaria, CSJ, died on Thursday, March 1, 2018. Father Ernest was ordained in 1958, and served in the Archdiocese of Los Angeles as a teacher at Paraclete High School and Lancaster, an associate pastor at St. Peter Church in San Pedro and Casa Nazareth Church in Los Angeles, and as an administrator at St. Junípero Serra Church in Los Angeles.