Rev. Bede Mitchel, Former Pastor, Dies at Subiaco Abbey
March 12, 1982
Fr. Bede Mitchel, OSB, 83, former assistant pastor of Sacred Heart Parish, died Sunday at the abbey infirmary, Subiaco, Ark., ending an extended illness.
Funeral service with a Mass of Christian Burial was held Wednesday at 10 in the abbey church and burial followed in the abbey cemetery.
Father Bede was born January 7, 1899, professed vows as a Benedictine monk on September 8, 1919, and was ordained to the priesthood on May 21, 1925. His many assignments as a priest included four years (1969-1973) as assistant pastor at Muenster and two years as assistant at Lindsay