Requiem Mass for Alumnus, the Rev. Father John Bernard Pahls, ’73

The Rev. Fr. John Bernard Pahls, Jr. beloved priest, known as “Fr. John,” went to be with the Lord on January 26, 2014. He was 68 years of age and was a life-long resident of Colorado Springs, Colorado. 
John Pahls Jr. was preceded in death by his parents John Sr., and Mary, plus a sibling, Charles. He attended Palmer High School and went on to UC Boulder. He attended Nashotah House Theological Seminary and graduated in 1973. Fr. John Pahls served in various parishes in states from New York to Colorado, from Wisconsin to Texas.

He was a musician, a liturgist, and designed the Colorado Tartan which was recognized by the House of Representatives and Senate of the state of Colorado in 1997.

The local Eucharistic Service will be held at Grace & St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church, 601 Tejon Street, this Friday, February 7, at 1:00 pm. He will be laid to eternal rest after a Requiem Mass on 2/12/14, at 10:30, Nashotah House Seminary, Nashotah, Wisconsin.

Memorials may be sent to St. Luke’s Anglican Church (2425 Chestnut St., Colorado Springs, CO 80907) and will be distributed to his favorite religious charities.

Fr. John Pahls is survived by all his friends who will truly miss him.

Published in The Gazette on Feb. 5, 2014

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Located in Nashotah, Wisconsin, Nashotah House Theological Seminary is the oldest institute of higher education in the state of Wisconsin. Founded in 1842 by a Missionary Bishop of the Episcopal Church, Nashotah House belongs to the Anglican tradition of worship, theology and spirituality. That is, Nashotah House traces her roots to the Church of England and locates herself within the worldwide Anglican Communion. Comprehending the fundamental disciplines of Holy Scripture, Theology, Church History, Spirituality and Pastoral Ministry, the curriculum at Nashotah House not only roots our students in the ancient wisdom of the Church, it prepares and empowers them to communicate the Gospel to the world today.