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Reverend Monsig George Joseph Schlegel

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“I'm sorry to hear of the passing of Msgr. Schlegel. He was a good priest. He was the pastor of St. Paul's when I was growing up. He presided at the...Read More »
1 of 25 | Posted by: Patty W.

“For. George was the best of the best. He married us 49 years ago at St. Frances in Newark Ohio. I went to classes to be Catholic. We had a lot in...Read More »
2 of 25 | Posted by: Bob and Sue Daugherty - OH

“I will miss my friend Father George, he saw me through some tough and sad times. We enjoyed listening to each others stories. ”
3 of 25 | Posted by: Lynn McAleer - Columbus, OH

“I will miss my friend...Father George saw me through some tough and sad times. We enjoyed listening to each others stories. ”
4 of 25 | Posted by: Lynn McAleer - Columbus, OH

“I am deeply saddened to learn about the passing of Msgr. Schlegel. Having worked for Msgr at Sacred Heart for about 15 years, I found him to be a...Read More »
5 of 25 | Posted by: Katy Nicholson - Tampa, FL

“God bless you Father Schlegel.Thank you for all of your kindness, love and prayers. Your Palm Sunday mass was beautiful and will always be cherished...Read More »
6 of 25 | Posted by: K. Lopes - Powell, OH

“Sending our thoughts and prayers to the family of Fr. George. We truly enjoyed having him as our pastor at St. Joan of Arc for so many years. He was...Read More »
7 of 25 | Posted by: Amy Ambrozich - Powell, OH

“My Sincere Condolences to Father's Family. He married My Late Husband David and I at St. Francis De Sales Church in Newark on September 28, 1968. I...Read More »
8 of 25 | Posted by: Marian Welch - Newark, OH

“Monsignor George was such a wonderful man and will be missed. While at Sacred Heart Church, he gave each of our grandchildren First Communion and to...Read More »
9 of 25 | Posted by: Frank Conidi - Dover, OH

“So sorry to hear of Monsignor George's passing. May his soul rest in the peace if his heavenly Father. With great sympathy to his brother and sisters...Read More »
10 of 25 | Posted by: Terry and Mariann Pennington - OH

“My brother and I served many weekday masses with Monsignor George during our grade school years at St. Al's. George was a truly great man and will be...Read More »
11 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

“My husband and I received First Communion from Father George at St. Paul. Hearing him say Mass at St. Joan of Arc over 35 years later was quite a...Read More »
12 of 25 | Posted by: Denise Anderson - Lewis Center, OH

“We were very blessed to grow up on the hilltop and attend saint Aloysius Church and school Rest In Peace with the risen lord, ”
13 of 25 | Posted by: Ed. Pat Schroeder - Dublin, OH

14 of 25 | Posted by: Ed Schroeder - Dublin, OH

“To the Family of Msgr. Schlegel: my thoughts and prayers are with all of you at this time. What a good and kind man. Rest in peace Msgr. George. ”
15 of 25 | Posted by: Pandora Porcase - Pickerington, OH

“Oh, the memories! Going back to my brother Patrick's entrance into St. Charles Seminary, he and "George" became fast friends. Our childhood home...Read More »
16 of 25 | Posted by: Ginger West - Columbus, OH

“My wife and I worked for many years with Father George at Sacred Heart in the Pre-Marriage program and I always liked listening to him talk to...Read More »
17 of 25 | Posted by: Gary Compton - New Philadelphia, OH

“He was more than just a priest. He was funny, warm and caring to all. RIP ”
18 of 25 | Posted by: Sue Helmreich - Powell, OH

“Monsignor George would visit our family every Christmas Eve. We always enjoyed his stories. Those were such happy times. It was a blessing having...Read More »
19 of 25 | Posted by: Susan Tornabene Keller - Dover, OH

“So Sorry to hear of Monsignor Schlegels passing. My thoughts and prayers are with him and his family. I always enjoyed listening to his homily's at...Read More »
20 of 25 | Posted by: Ann Johnston - Columbus, OH

“Rest in the peace and love of our Lord Jesus Christ. Your service to the Lord and to his children will be forever remembered here on earth and in the...Read More »
21 of 25 | Posted by: Doug Lori Wright - Powell, OH

“Such a loving man. We were so blessed to have him at Sacred Heart Parrish. My condolences to his family and all that feel a loss to leaving his...Read More »
22 of 25 | Posted by: Maria Bailey - New Philadelphis, OH

“Rest now George. You were a great classmate and a heckuva guy. We all appreciated you, your intelligence and your humor. ”
23 of 25 | Posted by: Alex Laymon - Ripon, CA

“Prayers and sympathy on the death of MSGR. SCHLEGEL from Corpus Christi and St. Ladislas Churches. May he rest in peace. ”
24 of 25 | Posted by: Sister Wilma Ross - Columbus, OH

“Monsignor was a great member of William V Fisher Catholic High School, Lancaster, Ohio. I appreciated his presence and Support. Sister Raymunda...Read More »
25 of 25 | Posted by: A friend

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Reverend Monsig Schlegel was born on February 26, 1940 and passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2018.

Reverend Monsig Schlegel was a resident of Ohio at the time of passing.

He graduated from Saint Aloysius Elementary School in 1954 and in 1958 graduated from Saint Charles Preparatory School (Columbus).

Calling hours will take place at Saint Joan of Arc Parish, 10700 Liberty Road, Powell, on Monday, April 16, 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., concluding with a prayer service. Visitation will resume Tuesday, April 17, 11:30 a.m. at Saint Joan of Arc, continuing until the Mass of Christian Burial at 1:00 p.m.; Bishop Frederick Campbell will celebrate the Mass, concelebrated by Bishop James Griffin and priests of the Diocese; burial will immediately follow at Resurrection Cemetery (Lewis Center). APR 16. 04:30 PM - 07:30 PM St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church 10700 South Liberty Street Powell, OH, US, 43065 http://www.stjoanofarcpowell.org/ Visitation: begins. Prayer Service APR 16. 07:30 PM St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church 10700 South Liberty Street Powell, OH, US, 43065 http://www.stjoanofarcpowell.org/ Prayer Service begins. APR 17. 11:30 AM - 01:00 PM St. Joan of Arc Catholic Church 10700 South Liberty Street Powell, OH, US, 43065 http://www.stjoanofarcpowell.org/ Visitation: begins. Mass of Christi.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Saint Aloysius Church (2165 West Broad Street, Columbus, 43223).