Rev Michael Roberson

January 14, 1948 ~ March 20, 2022 (age 74)


We are sorry to inform you that Reverend Michael John Roberson, a priest of the Archdiocese of New Orleans, died on March 20, 2022.  He was 74 years of age.  Father Roberson was born on January 14, 1948 in Green Bay, WI.  He attended elementary school at Annunciation in Green Bay, WI, and his secondary education was at Premontre in Green Bay, WI.  He attended Sacred Heart Seminary in Oneida, WI and St. Francis Seminary in Milwaukee, WI.  He was ordained to the priesthood for the Archdiocese of New Orleans on May 25, 1974 in Milwaukee, WI.  Fr. Roberson served as Associate Pastor at St. Andrew the Apostle Church, New Orleans, St. Cecilia Church, New Orleans, St. Mary Church in Brownsville, TX, and Annunciation Church, New Orleans. He served as temporary administrator at St. Hubert Church, Garyville and Christ the King, Terrytown.  His pastorates were at St. Anthony Church, Barataria, Our Lady of Divine Providence, Metairie, Co-Pastor at St. Raphael the Archangel, New Orleans, St. Brigid Church, New Orleans, Holy Family Church, Franklinton, Sts. Peter and Paul, New Orleans, St. John the Baptist, Edgard,
St. Maurice Church, New Orleans, and Holy Name of Mary, New Orleans, until his retirement in July, 2019.  In addition to these pastoral assignments he served as Federal Prison Chaplain in Texas and Chaplain at the Hunt Correctional Institute in the Diocese of Baton Rouge youth chaplain at the Latin American Apostolate, Chaplain of the St. Anthony Council No. 7350, Knights of Columbus, Chaplain at Redeemer High School, St. Paul’s School and Redeemer-Seton High School.  Father Roberson was residing at Chateau de Notre Dame until the time of his death.  Well done, good and faithful servant. Visitation will be Monday March 28 from 8:30 A.M. until 10:30 A.M. at holy Name of Mary Catholic Church 500 Eliza Street, New Orleans, LA.  A mass of Christian Burial will follow at 10:30 A.M..  Interment in St Louis #3 Cemetery after the Mass. 

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