Brother Michael Callahan, FSC

Brother Michael Callahan, 84, died on April 25, 2018 at Our Lady of Peace Hospice in St. Paul, MN. A De La Salle Christian Brother for 65 years, he was born in Minneapolis, son of Michael and Elizabeth (Lannon) Callahan. He graduated from Cretin H.S. in St. Paul, MN, and entered the novitiate of the Brothers in 1952 in Glencoe, MO. He professed his perpetual vows in 1959 at Beaver Island, MI. He earned a BA from Saint Mary’s University in Winona, MN, and a MRE from Loyola University Chicago. During his years as an educator Brother Michael taught in St. Paul, St. Louis Park and Minneapolis, MN; Manitowoc and Stevens Point, WI; Westchester, IL and Cedar Rapids, IA. From 1996 to 2006 he served in the Brothers’ formation programs in Addis Ababa and Nazareth, Ethiopia, and in Rongai, Kenya. Brother Michael retired in 2006 and moved to Minneapolis in 2012. Survivors include his sister Dorothy Perron of Mesa, AZ, nieces and nephews, and the De La Salle Christian Brothers. Visitation will be on May 2 at 10:00 a.m. at St. Peter’s Church, 1405 Hwy 13, Mendota, MN 55150, followed by a Memorial Mass at 11:00 a.m. Interment will be at Resurrection Cemetery in Mendota, Heights. Memorials can be made to the De La Salle Christian Brothers Retirement Fund, 7650 S. County Line, Rd., Burr Ridge, IL 60527. 


1957-1960       Cretin H.S., St. Paul, MN
1960-1963       St. Joseph H.S., Westchester, IL
1963-1964       La Salle H.S., Cedar Rapids, IA
1964-1966       Benilde H.S., St. Louis Park, MN
1966-1968       Roncalli, H.S., Manitowoc, WI
1968-1971       Brady, H.S., W. St. Paul, MN
1971-1977       Pacelli H.S., Stevens Point, WI
1977-1985       DeLaSalle H.S., Minneapolis, MN
1985-1986       St. Peter Claver School, St. Paul, MN
1986-1996       Guadalupe Project, St. Paul, MN
1996-1998       Gebre Mikael Center, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
1998-2001       De La Salle Centre, Rongai, Kenya
2001-2003       De La Salle Community, Nazareth, Ethiopia
2003-2005       De La Salle Community, Rongai, Kenya
2005-2006       De La Salle Community, Nazareth, Ethiopia
2006-2006       CB Community, St. Paul, MN
2006-2012       Roncalli Community, Manitowoc, WI
2012-2018       DeLaSalle Community, Minneapolis, MN