Reverend Joaquin C. Haefeli died Friday, July 15, 2022. He was 96 years old.

Fr. Joaquin was ordained a priest on April 28, 1951 for the Congregation of the Passion, and he was incardinated into the Archdiocese of Los Angeles on March 6, 1997. While serving as a priest, these were his assignments:

  • Associate Pro Tem, St. Emydius Church, Lynwood
  • Associate Pastor, St. Joseph Church, Hawthorne
  • Resident, Mater Dolorosa Monastery, Sierra Madre
  • Associate Pastor, Holy Family Church, Artesia
  • Associate Pastor, St. Anthony Church, Long Beach
  • Associate Pro Tem, Hospitality, Holy Family Church, Glendale
  • Associate Pastor, SS. Peter and Paul Church, Wilmington
  • Associate Pastor, St. Gerard Majella Church, Los Angeles
  • Associate Pastor, Santa Clara Church, Oxnard
  • Senior Priest, Resident, St. Ignatius Loyola Church, Los Angeles
  • Resident, Nazareth House, Los Angeles

A rosary service will be held Monday, August 8, 2022 at St. Ignatius of Loyola Church, 6024 Terrace Dr., Los Angeles, at 10 a.m.

Funeral Mass will be held August 8 at St. Ignatius of Loyola Church at 11 a.m. Interment to follow funeral Mass at Holy Cross Cemetery, 5835 West Slauson Ave., Culver City.

Condolence cards can be sent to Francisca and Jorge Ortiz, 264 South Avenue 55, Los Angeles, CA 90042.