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Jurkovich leaving Our Lady of Peace for hospital chaplaincy


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IRONWOOD — After seven years of ministering to the spiritual needs of Ironwood Roman Catholics, the Rev. Robb Jurkovich said his next role will be as chaplain of OSF St. Francis Hospital & Medical Group in Escanaba.

Jurkovich is pastor of Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Ironwood. The 8 a.m. and 11 a.m. masses this Sunday will be his last before moving to his next assignment.

“I definitely believe there has been an overall growth and strength and love of the faith in this church,” Jurkovich said. “But we are constantly fighting aga...

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