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Father Nicholas Gruner, RIP

Father Nicholas Gruner
Requiscat in pace

By now you probably heard about the sudden death of Father Nicholas Gruner. He died of an apparent heart attack on April 29 around 7:00 pm while working at his office in Fort Erie.

Father Gruner was truly the world expert on Fatima. I can say this as one who worked closely with him for over 20 years. He was more knowledgeable on this subject, and on the true nature of the Fatima Message than anyone else. His devotion to Our Lady was strong and genuine.

Please remember Father Gruner in your prayers, a good personal friend and a true Catholic Crusader.

In the Immaculate Heart,
John Vennari

Below is the announcement from the Fatima Center:

Rest in Peace
Father Nicholas Gruner,
May 4, 1942 — April 29, 2015

The Management Team of the Fatima Center sadly announces the death of Father Nicholas Gruner, who passed away suddenly this evening.

Father died at his office, working to his last breath on the goals to which he dedicated his 38 years in the priesthood — the promotion of the Message of Fatima, especially the release of the full Third Secret and the Consecration of Russia to Our Lady's Immaculate Heart.

Details concerning the wake/visitation and funeral for Father will be announced in the upcoming days. For now, in your charity, please pray for Father and for his Apostolate, which will continue to seek to bring his life's work to a successful conclusion.

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Fatima Center video: In Loving Memory of Father Gruner

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Wake and Funeral Arrangements
for Father Nicholas Gruner

Daily Rosary at Benner Funeral Home, 1105 Benner Rd., Fort Erie, Ontario Canada

2:00 — 2:30pm Saturday May 2 3:00 — 3:30pm Sunday May 3 2:00 — 2:30pm Monday May 4 through Friday May 8

Wednesday May 6 at Amigone Funeral Home, 3644 Genesee Street, Cheektowaga, NY (near Buffalo) from 2:00 - 4:00pm and 7:00 - 9:00pm; Rosary at 8:30pm
Thursday May 7 and Friday May 8 at Benner Funeral Home, 1105 Benner Rd., Fort Erie, Ontario Canada from 2:00 - 4:00pm and 7:00 - 9:00pm; Rosary at 8:30pm
Saturday May 9 from 8:00 am - 9:00 am Scotiabank Convention Centre 6815 Stanley Avenue, Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada

Funeral Arrangement:

There will be a Pontifical High Mass at 9:30am on Saturday, May 9 at the Scotiabank Convention Centre, 6815 Stanley Avenue, Niagara Falls, Ontario Canada.  Celebrant is His Excellency Bishop Bernard Fellay. Following the Pontifical High Mass will be interment at Saint Michael Cemetery on Stonemill Rd., Fort Erie, Ontario

In lieu of flowers, a
donation to The Fatima Center would be appreciated.

Taken from

See also:
Christopher Ferrara's Response to a Bishop
Regarding Father Gruner's Alleged "Suspension"

Father Gruner was not suspended!

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