Father Robert Phillip Meznar

The Reverend Robert P. Meznar V.F. was born in Denver on July 30, 1934, went to Swansea Grade School K-5th grade, then Annuciation 6-12th grade and graduated in 1952. Father Robert entered St. Thomas Seminary in 1952 where he earned his B.A. in Philosophy, 1956 and his M.A. in Religious Education, 1959. Ordained a priest in Denver on June 4, 1960, Father Meznar served in six parishes as a parochial vicar including Cure d’Ars Parish, Denver; St. John the Evangelist Parish, Loveland; St. Anthony of Padua Parish, Denver; St. Bernadette Parish, Lakewood; Church of the Risen Christ, Denver; and St. Catherine of Siena, Denver.  When first appointed a pastor, it was to St. Peter the Apostle in Fleming, then to St. Peter Parish in Crook before returning to Denver to serve as pastor at St. Catherine of Siena in Denver from which he retired.
Father Meznar was always available to help celebrate Mass or officiate at funerals. He was a tireless servant, and his life is a great example of Christian living.

Father Robert Meznar at the Holy Rosary pancake breakfast

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2 Responses to Father Robert Phillip Meznar

  1. John says:

    Did he pass away???

    • marylou1950 says:

      John,
      Father Robert passed away July 30th, his birthday. He had been ill for quite some time – a very caring, spiritual and fun priest. he is the younger of the two Meznar brothers – Father Joseph Meznar survives him.

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