Monday, May 14, 2007

Archbishop Chaput's mother dies

~from the Denver Archdiocesan website

On Wednesday, May 9, Archbishop Charles J. Chaput’s mother, Marian Helen DeMarais Chaput, died surrounded by her family in Concordia, Kansas. The funeral Mass will take place Tuesday for family and friends in Concordia. An obituary will be published in the next issue (May 16) of the Denver Catholic Register.

Archbishop Chaput extends his gratitude for all of the prayers that have been offered for his mother and the family. Please continue to pray for the Chaput family and friends during this time. Eternal rest grant unto her, O Lord, and let perpetual light shine upon her. May the souls of the faithfully departed rest in peace. Amen.

The family has requested that any donations in Mrs. Chaput’s honor, be made to her parish:
Our Lady of Perpetual Help Parish
307 E. Fifth
P.O. Box 608
Concordia, KS 66901

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