Deacon Joe Marotta The Journeyman Carpenterdied suddenly June 5th, 2013. Joe was 39. Ordained to the Permanent Diaconate of the Diocese of Richmond, Va on 10/13/2012, Joe leaves his lovely wife Katie and five young children. May God, family, and friends comfort Katie and the children and may Joe's soul rest in the peace of Christ who he served with zeal and love.
Carrie Tomko (Still Running Off at the Keyboard) Died of cancer on April 6, 2009 Carrie had quite a few friends among St Blogs Parish members and one of her favorite topics was the danger that New Age & the occult present to Christians.
Michael Albert Dubriel (Annunciations) died of a heart attack suffered while exercising in a gym February 3, 2009. Michael was husband to Amy Wellborn (Charlotte Was Both) and father to two sons Michael and Joseph. Michael was a Catholic speaker and publisher and well known among the Saint Blog's community. Michael's obituary may be viewed here. Many in the Catholic blogging community have written about Michael but Amy said "Cathy Dee has done just about the best job of capturing who Michael was."
Fr. Todd Reitmeyer, May 13, 1969 - May 24, 2006. Fr. Reitmeyer's blog is no longer available but an archive of the blog remains up at A Son Becomes A Father. A fellow priest and friend of Fr. Reitmeyer wrote about him for Catholic Men's Quarterly. You can read the article A Son Becomes a Father. The image in this memorial is cropped from an original displayed in a post on the blog Mireles Family News and is used with their permission.
Karen Marie Knapp (From The Anchor Hold) died August 2, 2007. Karen Marie is what many of us would like to be - a truly charitable but always unapologetic Catholic.
"5/14/02: Added a new page listing some of the Catholic "Blogs". Enjoy! I keep updating Scandal and Hope Page and will do the same with the Blog Page (and won't always mention this in "What's New...")"With this entry Gerard Serafin (Buggee) (A Catholic Blog for Lovers) began his "Catholic Blogs Page" in May of 2002. The list has been handed on since Gerard's untimely death November, 2004, and this site is the latest version of what Gerard began.