Sister Mary Jane (John Marie) Slaney, 96, died at St. Scholastica Convent, St. Cloud, June 18. A private service will take place at St. Benedict’s Monastery, St. Joseph, on June 22. A memorial Eucharist will be celebrated at a later date.
The filing follows the announcement May 26 of the diocese and survivors of clergy sexual abuse reaching agreement on a framework for a resolution of all clergy sexual abuse claims against the diocese and area parishes.
In the aftermath of the death of George Floyd on May 25 while in police custody and the protests and riots that followed, Gwen Pederson said she wanted to bring people together to pray for an end to systemic racism in our nation and world.
Benedictine Father Joel Kelly, 80, died June 8 in the retirement center at St. John’s Abbey, Collegeville. A Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated Saturday, June 13, at 10:30 a.m. (livestreamed at www.saintjohnsabbey.org/live).