John Robert Cochran, 1937-2021
Fr. John died early Friday morning. His brother Michael and I were with him and were able to pray the prayers of commendation at the time of his passing. Arrangements are still pending.
We are grateful at this moment for Fr. John’s long and healthy life, for his ministry in the church that has touched and transformed the lives of so many, for this support of this community which began while he was a seminarian, continued throughout his busy years as a parish pastor and culminated in his coming here to live and then serving us as prior for the past 6 years.
As we now approach Holy Week and Easter we are especially grateful for the hope these days proclaim. Through Baptism we have been united with Christ in his death and we live by faith that we will certainly be united with him in a resurrection like his.
—Br. Richard, for the community