It is with sadness that we inform you of the death of Fr. Austin Nagle, ss.cc. who passed away earlier today at Sacred Heart Nursing Home in New Bedford, MA after a lengthy illness. Fr. Nagle had celebrated his 89th birthday in August of this year and was ordained a priest 63 years ago on September 21, 1954. A funeral Mass will be celebrated for Fr. Nagle on Saturday, September 23, 2017 at St. Joseph’s Parish in Fairhaven at 11:00 AM. Visitation will take place in the church before the Mass beginning at 10:00 AM. Please remember Fr. Nagle and the members of his family in your prayer during this difficult time.