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For God so loved the world that he gave his only Son, so that everyone who believes in him may not perish but may have eternal life. John 3:16

It is with a heavy heart that I share with you the news that our beloved District Chaplain, Father Michael Mireau, affectionately known to students and staff as Father Catfish, passed away late Monday evening. Father Mike has ministered to the students and staff of Edmonton Catholic Schools in the role of our District Chaplain and as Chaplain of St. Francis Xavier High School since August, 2010. Many of you were blessed to have Father Mike as your parish priest, as well.

As you know, Father Mike walked a long road to Our Father through his battle with cancer. A true Minister to our district family, Father Mike openly shared his difficult journey with us in order that we might grow in our knowledge of how faith can carry us through adversity and pain, and ultimately bring us comfort, solace, and great promise. He showed us Shalom in its truest sense.

Father Mike will always be known and loved as an individual with a passion for youth who committed his life to showing them the beauty and importance of Jesus in their lives. His legacy is part of the fabric of the Archdiocese of Edmonton and Edmonton Catholic Schools.

As a testament to our respect for Father Mike, our flags will be lowered to half-mast from sunrise to sunset on the day of his funeral.

Let us join together as a community of believers to be thankful for the gift of the time that we had with Father Mike and to take comfort in the knowledge that he is at rest in God.

As Father Mike always said, “God is Love”. May he always be embraced in the fullness of this love.

Sincerely,

Joan Carr
Superintendent
Edmonton Catholic Schools

Special thanks to Allan Au, Ambrose Au and Edmonton Catholic Schools for producing and sharing this video.

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