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The Shawnee News-Star
  • Father Matthew (Joseph) Brown, O.S.B.

  • Father Matthew (Joseph) Brown, O.S.B., monk of St. Gregory’s Abbey, entered eternal life on July 12, 2013, strengthened by the sacraments of the Church and the prayerful presence of members of his monastic community, family and friends. He was 91, had been a monk of St. Gregory’s Abbey for 70 years and ordained as a priest for 64 years.
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  • Father Matthew (Joseph) Brown, O.S.B., monk of St. Gregory’s Abbey, entered eternal life on July 12, 2013, strengthened by the sacraments of the Church and the prayerful presence of members of his monastic community, family and friends. He was 91, had been a monk of St. Gregory’s Abbey for 70 years and ordained as a priest for 64 years.
    Visitation at St. Gregory’s Abbey will begin at 1 p.m., Monday, July 15, and continue each day between 8 a.m. and 9 p.m. until his funeral. Vigil for the deceased will be at 7 p.m., Wednesday, July 17, at St. Gregory’s Abbey Church. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated at 10 a.m., Thursday, July 18, at St. Gregory’s Abbey Church with interment following in the Abbey Cemetery.
    The monastic community is grateful for the dedicated and attentive care given to Fr. Matthew from the Abbey Health Care Staff. In lieu of flowers, memorial gifts may be made to the St. Gregory’s Abbey Church renovation fund, 1900 W. MacArthur, Shawnee, OK 74804.
    Walker Funeral Service is in charge of arrangements.

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