Father Edmund Goldbach, a Conventual Franciscan and former Pastor, dies

A friar in residence at St. Bonaventure in Bloomington MN, Father Goldbach, 82, died March 14 at a hospital in Edina, MN. Father Goldbach served in parish ministry in Michigan, Kentucky, Wisconsin, Iowa, Ohio and Indiana He served as Pastor at St. Anthony of Padua from 1997- 2003. He also served in leadership and formation roles within the Province of Our Lady of Consolation. In St. Louis, for example, he served as head of the Franciscan formation team.

The Funeral Mass will be livestreamed and recorded on Saturday, March 20 at 11 a.m. at St. Bonaventure at saintbonaventure.org/father-ed.html.

Interment will be March 26 in Mount St. Francis, Indiana.