Fr. Ronald Milligan

February 27, 1945 - December 27, 2014
Our brother and fellow priest, Father Ronald Milligan, passed on from this life on December 27, 2014, at the age of 69.
 
Father Milligan was born on February 27, 1945, in Detroit, Michigan, and ordained a priest for the Archdiocese of Detroit on January 22, 1972. 
 
Father Milligan’s many assignments included serving as pastor at St. Hilary Parish, Redford; Sacred Heart Parish, Roseville; and St. Ephrem Parish, Sterling Heights. He also had served as associate pastor at Sacred Heart Parish, Roseville; St. Leonard of Port Maurice Parish, Warren; St. Peter Parish, Mt. Clemens; and Sacred Heart Parish, Dearborn. 
 
Visitation will take place at St. Ephrem Parish Church, 38900 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, on Sunday, January 4,  from 3-8 p.m.; and Monday, January 5, from 2-8 p.m. with a Scripture Service at 7 p.m.
 
Father Milligan will lie in repose on Tuesday, January 6, at St. Ephrem Parish Church from 10 a.m. until the celebration of his funeral Mass at 11 a.m.  Interment at Holy Sepulchre Cemetery, Southfield. 
           
Father Milligan was predeceased by his parents, Ralph and Vera.  He is survived by his sister, Marsha (Bill) Kulongowski and many nieces and nephews. Condolences may be sent to Mrs. Marsha Kulongowski c/o St. Ephrem Parish, 38900 Dodge Park Road, Sterling Heights, MI 48312.
 
Kindly include in the general intercessions of your weekend liturgies a prayer for the repose of the soul of Father Milligan. Keep him in your prayers and include him in the Masses celebrated in accord with our revised Mass Pact.