We know that in everything God works for good with those who love him, who are called according to his purpose. (Romans 8:28) RSV
(favorite Bible quote of Fr. Chet’s)
Photo by Dr. Tim Short of Fr. Chet who loved to hike in the Shenandoah Mountains
It is with great sadness that we report that Monsignor Chester Michael peacefully passed away on Thursday at 3pm while in hospice care. Rev. Msgr. Chester P. Michael, a retired priest of the Catholic Diocese of Richmond, died on Thursday, July 31, 2014, at the age of 97. Msgr. Michael was born in Berkeley Springs, WV, in 1916, ordained to the priesthood at the Cathedral of the Sacred Heart in 1942, and was a faithful priest of the Diocese for 72 years. Please remember Msgr. Michael and his family in your prayers.