Very Rev. Michael Glastetter, OFM Conv.†

Passing of Fr.  Michael Glastetter

The St. Josaphat Basilica Foundation is deeply saddened to report that Fr. Michael Glastetter, OFM Conv., the pastor of the Basilica of St. Josaphat and member of the foundation board, passed away unexpectedly on September 30, 2018. He was devoted to the Basilica and her people. His tireless work for the Basilica, practicality on the board, and vibrant personality will be greatly missed.

Funeral  Services in Milwaukee

Visitation
Sunday, October 7, 2018 from 3:00-7:00 p.m. followed by
Franciscan Wake Service @ 7:00pm
Basilica of St. Josaphat
2333 S. 6th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53215
Funeral Mass
Monday, October 8, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.
Basilica of St. Josaphat
2333 S. 6th Street
Milwaukee, WI 53215

Funeral  Services in Peoria, IL

Visitation
Tuesday, October 9, 2018 from 4:00-7:00 p.m. followed by
Franciscan Wake Service @ 7:00 p.m.
Holy Family Catholic Church
3720 N. Sterling Avenue
Peoria, IL 61615
Funeral Mass
Wednesday, October 10, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.
Holy Family Catholic Church
3720 N. Sterling Avenue
Peoria, IL 61615
Interment (following Funeral Mass)
Resurrection Mausoleum
7519 N. Allen Road
Peoria, IL 61615


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Contact Colleen Cheney-Trawiński, Executive Director, by e-mail or call 414-902-3524.


Thank you to the hundreds of individual, foundation, and corporate donors for your generous contributions to the Foundation in 2017. For a complete donor list, see: 2017 Donor Honor Roll.


Our Mission: the preservation, restoration and enhancement of the Basilica of St. Josaphat as an historical landmark, center of spirituality, and community asset for Milwaukee, Wisconsin and our nation.


About the Basilica
The Basilica of St. Josaphat, located in the historic Lincoln Village of Milwaukee, is a Franciscan parish which has a captivating story of faith, historical significance and unmatched beauty.

Built by Polish Immigrants and using salvaged materials from the U.S. Post Office and Custom House federal building from Chicago, it is often referred to as “an ignored wonder of the world”.

Since 1991, The St. Josaphat Basilica Foundation and its Board of Directors have provided the guidance and leadership for the preservation, restoration or enhancement work for the Basilica made possible by the continuing financial support of our generous donors.

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