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Rev Fr Lukas Schmidt
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Birth: Dec. 6, 1938
Baltimore City
Maryland, USA
Death: Aug. 3, 2007
Sarasota County
Florida, USA

Lukas Schmidt was born in Baltimore, Maryland, the son of the (late) Charles, Sr., and (late) Helen (Dieter) Schmidt on December 6, 1938. Lukas Schmidt was enrolled in Our Lady of Mount Carmel and the Shrine of the Little Flower Grade Schools in Baltimore, and graduated in June, of 1953. In September of that year he entered the Carmelite Junior Seminary in Hamilton, Massachusetts. Graduating, he attended Mount Carmel College in Niagara Falls, Ontario. In 1958 he entered the Carmelite Novitiate in New Baltimore, Pennsylvania, where he made first profession of vows on August 15, 1959. Continuing his studies at Saint Bonaventure University in Olean, New York, he earned his BA Degree in Philosophy and History in 1962. He received his solemn profession on February 7, 1963, in Washington, DC. On June 5, 1965, he was ordained a priest at the National Shrine of the Immaculate Conception, also in Washington.

In 1988, Father Lucas moved to Tenafly, New Jersey, where he became parochial vicar for Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish and Priory there. In 1990, being elected to the position of Western Commissary Provincial, he moved to Tucson, Arizona. In 1999, Father Lucas moved to Florida to serve at Epiphany Cathedral Parish in Venice, where he was parochial vicar. In 2000, Father Lucas became the first pastor of Our Lady of Mount Carmel Parish in Osprey, Florida. In March of 2006, as illness set in, Father Lucas relinquished the position of pastor, but remained in residence at the priory there. 
Note: Member of the Religious Order of Carmelites, Mens Branch
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Catholic Church Gardens
Sarasota County
Florida, USA
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Record added: Mar 02, 2011
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Rev Fr Lukas Schmidt
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Rev Fr Lukas Schmidt
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Rev Fr Lukas Schmidt
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Rest In Peace, Father Lukas!
- Eman Bonnici
 Added: Jan. 10, 2016
A Holy Man- a real Priest! Prayers for prayers always
 Added: Aug. 28, 2012
Remembering a great Man!
 Added: Aug. 28, 2012

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