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Remembering Bro. Tom Petitte...

Remembering Bro. Tom Petitte...

Bro. Thoms Petitte, FMS, a teacher and administrator at Central Catholic who also founded Lazarus House Ministries, passed away on Dec. 17, 2021.

Join us in honoring his legacy.

Bro. Tom with students

Bro. Tom served at Central Catholic from 1972 to 1981 as a Dean and teacher.

He also founded Lazarus House Ministries and served as director from 1983 to 1993.

Bro. Tom at Lazarus House

"Bro. Tom was an extraordinary teacher, incredible mentor, wonderful friend, and one overflowing with compassion and love for the poor, forgotten, and dispossessed,” stated Mike Korbey '74, a friend and former student of Bro. Tom.

To read more about Bro. Tom's life, including additional testimonials, please visit:

Bro. Tom's Eagle-Tribune Obituary & Guestbook

Bro. Tom's Tribute Wall at Breen Funeral Home

Bro. Tom teaching