Msgr. Joseph D. Harrington

August 24, 1930 – July 7, 2022 Monsignor Joseph D. Harrington, 91, died of natural causes at his residence in Helena, Montana on July 7, 2022. Joseph Dennis Harrington was born in Butte, Montana, August 24, 1930, to Joseph D. Harrington, Sr. and Veronica Bear Harrington. Later Florence Pohndorf Harrington Read more…

Fr. Vitus Borogo

January 21, 1972 – June 25, 2022 Fr. Vitus Borogo, who graciously served the Church in the Diocese of Helena from 2012 to 2016, was killed by suspected terrorists on June 25th in Kaduna Nigeria. Up to the time of his death, Fr. Vitus was the chaplain of the Catholic Read more…

Fr. Frank T. McCormick

May 27, 1941 – June 17, 2022 Fr. Frank T. McCormick, 81, of Missoula, passed away Friday, June 17, 2022, at his residence in Missoula. Father Frank Mccormick was born in Butte, to two Butte natives, James McCormick, and Margaret Coburn. He attended Saint Joseph grade school, the sisters of Read more…

Fr. Richard Anthony Kluk

February 12, 1953-December 8, 2021 Father Richard Anthony Kluk died the morning of December 8, 2021, after a long illness and hospitalization at the Logan Medical Center in Kalispell. He was 68 and served as a priest for 11 years. Richard Anthony Kluk was born February 12, 1953, in Lincoln, Read more…

Fr. John Miller

May 5, 1948 – September 22, 2021 John Patrick Miller was born in O’Neill, Nebraska, on May 5, 1948, the son of Marvin Miller and Mary Constance Golden Miller. Following graduation from St. Mary’s Catholic School in O’Neill, he studied at Peru State College, Peru, Nebraska, in 1970. In 1969 Read more…

Fr. Jacob U. Vadekkekudy

November 18, 1932 – September 19, 2021 Jacob U. Vadakkekudy was born in Kadavoor, Kerala, India, on November 18, 1932, and was baptized at St. George Parish there.  Following seminary training at St. Joseph Pontifical College in Alwaye, Kerala, India, he was ordained a priest for the Diocese of Kothamangalam Read more…

Fr. Michael Mallory Smith

December 29, 1938 – February 23, 2021 Father Michael Mallory Smith, 82, passed away on Tuesday evening, Febr