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Our Lady of Peace welcomes new priest


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IRONWOOD — Our Lady of Peace Catholic Church in Ironwood welcomed Father Brian Gerber on Jan. 2.

“It is a beautiful church,” said Gerber during an interview Tuesday.

Gerber said his earliest recollections of wanting to be a priest was when he was 6 years old. He remembers a project in which he wrote about what he wanted to be when he grew up.

“The first time I really considered it was when I was in high school,” he said.

Gerber has served as a priest for 15 years in several different parishes.

“Before this I was the pastor at Resurrection in Menominee,”...