Father Michael Crosby, OFM Cap

February 16, 1940 - August 5, 2017
We have received notification that our brother and fellow priest, Father Michael Crosby, OFM Cap, entered eternal life on August 5, 2017 at the age of 77.
 
Father Crosby was born on February 16, 1940.  He joined the Capuchin Order on August 31, 1959 and made his perpetual profession on September 1, 1963.  He was ordained a Capuchin priest on October 6, 1966.
 
Father Crosby was involved in parish ministry, corporate responsibility, and environmental issues, and was a collaborator on the canonization cause of Venerable  Solanus Casey, OFM Cap, who will be beatified in November.
 
Visitation will be held at St. Bonaventure Monastery, 1740 Mt. Elliott Street, Detroit, MI 48207 on Thursday, August 10, 2017 from 5 – 8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m.  Visitation will continue at St. Francis Parish in Milwaukee, Wisconsin on Friday, August 11 from 5 – 8 p.m. with a prayer service at 7 p.m.  His funeral Mass will be celebrated at St. Lawrence Seminary in Mt. Calvary, Wisconsin on Saturday, August 12 at 10:30 a.m.
 
Condolences may be sent to his brother, Fr. Dan Crosby, OFM Cap at St. Bonaventure Monastery, 1740 Mt. Elliott Street, Detroit, MI 48207.  Condolences may also be sent to The Very Reverend Michael Sullivan, OFM Cap, Capuchin Province of St. Joseph, 1820 Mt. Elliott Street, Detroit, MI  48207.
 
Kindly remember Father Crosby in your prayers.