Rev. Ronald H. Anglim, 81

Former St. Barbara associate pastor

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Rev. Ronald H. Anglim, pastor emeritus of St. Peter Parish in Antioch and former associate at St. Barbara Parish in Brookfield, died March 7, 2020, at the age of 81.

Father Anglim was born on Feb. 6, 1939, in Chicago. He attended St. Ignatius High School, Quigley Preparatory Seminary in Chicago and the University of St. Mary of the Lake/Mundelein Seminary in Mundelein.

 He was ordained to the priesthood on April 29, 1965, by the Most Rev. Cletus O'Donnell, and he celebrated his first solemn Mass on May 2 of the same year at St. Ethelreda Church in Chicago.

After ordination, Father Anglim was assistant pastor at St. Giles Parish in Oak Park, and St. Francis Borgia Parish on Addison Street in Chicago. He continued to serve as associate pastor at St. Barbara Parish in Brookfield and Our Lady of the Ridge Parish in Chicago Ridge. 

Father Anglim then served as pastor for the following parishes: Holy Family Parish in North Chicago, St. Joseph Parish in Libertyville and St. Peter Parish in Antioch. In 2009, he was named pastor emeritus. Anglim also served as chaplain of the Navy League of the United States.

A funeral Mass was celebrated March 11 at St. Cletus Church in LaGrange. Interment was at St. Boniface Catholic Cemetery in Chicago.

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