|Birth: ||May 11, 1881|
|Death: ||Oct. 30, 1944|
John Hubert Peschges (May 11, 1881-October 30, 1944) was the second Roman Catholic Bishop of Roman Catholic Diocese of Crookston in Crookston, Minnesota.
Born in West Newton, Minnesota, Peschges was ordained a Roman Catholic priest for what is now the Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis on Aprril 15, 1905. On August 30, 1938, Pope Pius XI appointed Peschges Bishop of the Crookston Diocese, and he was ordained bishop on November 9, 1938; he died while he was still bishop.
John Hubert Peschges succeeded Timothy Corbett on November 16, 1938, after Corbett resigned on August 6, 1938. Peschges established the Confraternity of Christian Doctrine, religious courses for rural youth, and multiple organizations for agricultural development before he died on October 30, 1944.
Plot: Calgary Group, At the Foot of The Cross
Created by: Maureen
Record added: Jan 10, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 46518037
It Was You, O God, Who Made Your Servant Bishop Peschges, A Successor Of The Apostles By Raising Him To The Episcopal Order. May He Also Be Associated With Them Forever. We Ask This Through Our Lord, Jesus Christ, Your Son. Amen.|
Added: Dec. 7, 2014