Kevin Cornelius Thisssen, O.P., M.A., M.S.W.

Born: March 1, 1936             Professed: Sept. 16, 1957
Ordained a Priest: April 15, 1963
           Died: June 2, 2005


Rev. Kevin C. Thissen, O.P., Pastor of St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church in Sugar Land, TX passed away on Thursday, June 2, 2005. Dear brother of Robert (Rosie), Francis (Nancy), Martin, Jerome, Rev. Donald, Patricia (Clancy) Kampling, Mary Jane (John) Newman and Sister Rita Marie; loving relative and friend to many. Funeral services Wednesday at St. Pius Church, 1919 S. Ashland Ave., Chicago; Office of the Dead Wednesday 9:15 a.m.; funeral Mass 10:30 a.m. Interment All Saints Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Dominican Society for Vocational Support, c/o Dominican Provincial Office, 1909 S. Ashland Ave., Chicago, IL 60608 or the Building Fund for the Education Center at St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church, 10415 Huntington Wood Dr., Houston, TX 77099. 773-736-3833.

Photos from the Funeral

Reflections after Morning Prayer (Real Audio)
...Reflections by friends after Morning Prayer are not easily heard. There was a rock music class going on in the church basement providing a background for the comments.

  1. Art Kinsella
  2. Sr. Rita Marie, his sister
  3. Andrew-Carl Wisdom
  4. John Gerlach
  5. Chuck Dahm
  6. John Gerlach (2)
  7. Sr. Rita Marie (2)
  8. Chuck Dahm (2)
  9. Greg Moore
  10. A parishioner from his Parish in Sugarland Texas.

Eulogy by Fr. David Delich, O. P. (Real Audio)

Remarks by the Vicar Provincial, the Rev. John Meany, O. P.(Real Audio)