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Fr Bernard Michalik
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Birth: Aug. 1, 1921
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
Death: Jul. 21, 2011
Pismo Beach
San Luis Obispo County
California, USA

Conventual Franciscan priest

Father Bernard Joseph Michalik, OFM Conv. was born, August 1, 1921, in Detroit, Michigan to Marion Michalik and Louise Wolkowicz, both natives of Poland. He entered the Conventual Franciscans as a novice, August 14, 1939, in Ellicott City, Maryland Following his ordination in 1947 Fr. Bernard began a long and varied ministry as teacher, chaplain, associate pastor and pastor in the Midwest and eventually throughout California and Nevada. In his years of semi-retirement, he was devoted to the care of the Catholic community in New Cuyama and faithfully traveled there weekly from Pismo Beach to provide pastoral care.
Fr. Bernard was priest for over 64 years and a professed member of his Conventual Franciscan religious order for almost 71 years, He will be remembered as a gracious and digni-fied gentleman, whose kindness marked his ministry. He died, July 21, 2011, at his retirement residence in Pismo Beach.
Saint Joseph of Cupertino Province Cemetery
Arroyo Grande
San Luis Obispo County
California, USA
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Record added: Jul 21, 2011
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Fr Bernard Michalik
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