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Fr. Christian Mondor, OFM has passed from this world to the next. He loved life to the fullest and the people to whom he ministered, fighting to stay with them until the very end on 25 April 2018, two days before his 93rd birthday. He died with vision of mind and body unabated and with the holy oils of Mother Church still wet upon his forehead. His final words were, “Keep working.” He was, from first to last, a Franciscan priest and a man of God. May he rest in peace.
Let those responsible please make this notice available on all parish outlets (website, Facebook); another announcement will be made at all the weekend Masses by Friar Ryan Thornton.
A Great Man, A Good Friend, A Religious Community Leader and a icon in Huntington Beach, Ca…The Surfing Padre…with him passes a spirit full of love, passion, compassion and understanding…he leaves a deep void of leadership. The Role Model for an entire community!
Text and photos provided by Dave Garofalo