Wednesday April 1, 2020
4:21 pm

Follow Us!

NWICatholic Friends please read the latest message from Bishop McClory...
NWICatholic Friends, Bishop McClory announced that he set up an email address specifically to read your prayer intentions. You…
NWICatholic Bishop McClory invites us to unite in prayer at noon and 6 p.m. each day. Watch his full video message on YouTube
NWICatholic Bishop McClory will celebrate Mass at 11 a.m. on March 22. Click this link to watch the live stream:
NWICatholic The Pastoral Center in Merrillville (where the NWI Catholic office is located) will be closed tomorrow Jan. 30 because of extreme cold.
NWICatholic "This horror is the antithesis of everything that Jesus Christ and the Church purport to be about." Read more this…
NWICatholic "Nurture the garden of your soul. Walk there with the Lord in the early light of dawn or the cool of the evening. S…

Priest Necrology August

Deceased clergy who have served the Diocese of Gary.


August 1, 2013 Rev. James McGrogan (Retired)


August 2, 1970 Rev. Robert L. Mayhew, St. Joseph, Hammond

August 5, 2003 Rev. Edward A. Zemelko, C.S.B., Andrean High School, Merrillville

August 6, 1960 Rev. Msgr. John P. Biernacki, St. Casimir, Hammond

August 13, 1989 Rev. Msgr. Paul S. Haney, St. Francis Xavier, Lake Station

August 13, 1991 Rev. Msgr. Paul J. Schmid

August 20, 1965 Rev. Msgr. Michael A. Petzold, St. John Cantius, East Chicago

August 23, 1957 Rev. Alfred J. Junk, Bishop Noll High School, Hammond

August 23, 2000 Rev. Anthony D. Ficko (Retired)

August 24, 1956 Rev. Msgr. Michael Shea, St. Mary, East Chicago

August 29, 1982 Rev. Valerian S. Karcz, Assumption Of The Blessed Virgin Mary, New Chicago

See more content!

To view more articles and search our website register with

Join The Flock

Flock Note