Reverend John Earl Magel 1925-2012

/Reverend John Earl Magel 1925-2012
Reverend John Earl Magel 1925-20122017-10-13T15:51:53+00:00

The Reverend John Earl Magel, a retired priest of the Archdiocese of Louisville, died Sunday afternoon, April 15, 2012 at Sacred Heart Village at the age of 86.  Father Magel had served as Controller for the Archdiocese of Louisville for many years and as pastor of St. Bartholomew Parish and Saint Michael Parish, Fairfield, KY before retiring in 1995.  Father Magel had been a resident of Sacred Heart Village since 2005.

The concelebrated funeral Liturgy will be at St. Bartholomew Church, 2042 Buechel Bank Road on Thursday, April 19 at 11:00 a.m.  Visitation will be at Ratterman Funeral Home, 3800 Bardstown Road on Wednesday from 2:00 – 8:00 p.m. and at St. Bartholomew Church on Thursday from 9:00 a.m. until 11:00 a.m.  Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery following the funeral Liturgy.




August 10, 1960-June 24, 1967

Associate Pastor

Holy Family

1967-July 19, 1982


Archdiocese of Louisville

June 24, 1967-September 28, 1971

Assistant Pastor

Our Mother of Sorrows

September 28, 1971-September 5, 1974

Associate Pastor

St. Elizabeth of Hungary

September 5, 1974-June 20, 1979


St. Philip Neri



Boy  Scouts

June 20, 1979-June 17, 1987


St. Bartholomew

June 17, 1987


St. Michael, Fairfield

June 21, 1995



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