COLORADO SPRINGS. Msgr. Donald Dunn, who was a priest of the Diocese of Colorado Springs for more than 30 years, died Sept. 5 at age 82 in Wheat Ridge.
Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Sept. 16 at St. Patrick Church. Inurnment will take place at St. Mary’s Cathedral Columbarium at a later date.
Msgr. Dunn worked extensively with Catholic Charities agencies both in the Archdiocese of Denver and the Diocese of Colorado Springs. In his funeral homily, Bishop Emeritus Richard Hanifen compared Msgr. Dunn to the “seed that falls to the ground and bears much fruit” from the Gospel of John (John 12:23-28).
“I saw Don do that for over 62 years that I’ve known him,” Bishop Hanifen said.