D I O C E S E O F H A M I L T O N
Death Notification – Reverend Monsignor John Vincent Kerr, PH, JCD
Bishop Douglas Crosby, OMI, sadly announces the death of Monsignor John Vincent Kerr, on June, 2, 2012 at 8:22 p.m. at The Precious Blood Monastery in Hamilton, Ontario. His brother Damien and Father Tony O’Dell were praying with him at the time of death. He was 60 years old and in his 32nd year of the priesthood. Monsignor Kerr served in multiple roles in the Diocese of Hamilton including Associate Pastor at the Cathedral of Christ the King in Hamilton, Blessed Sacrament Parish in Kitchener and St. Gabriel Parish in Burlington. He served as Administrator at Annunciation of Our Lord Parish in Hamilton and Pastor at St. John the Baptist Parish in Burlington. At the time of his death Monsignor Kerr was Judicial Vicar and Chancellor for the Diocese. He also served as Chaplain to the Sisters of St. John the Baptist and to the Sisters of the Precious Blood in Hamilton, where he resided upon his death.
Funeral Arrangements are to follow.