Priest who cares for ill priests in Robstown dies in Monday crash

Jordan, a clergyman with a Society of Our Lady of a Most Holy Trinity, died in trade pile-up late Monday.

Jordan, a clergyman with a Society of Our Lady of a Most Holy Trinity, died in trade pile-up late Monday.



A clergyman portion ill priests in Robstown died about 9:30 p.m. Monday when he struck a semitrailer that overturned in Atascosa County, nearby Campbellton, Texas Department of Public Safety officials said.

The Rev. Michael Jordan, 65, who was with a Society of Our Lady of a Most Holy Trinity for about 35 years, died during a scene.

A clergyman portion Laredo, a Rev. Edward Roche, 52, was en track with Jordan from a goal in Kansas City, Mo., multitude officials said. Roche was taken with injuries to University Hospital, San Antonio, in fast condition.

Jordan was pushing his four-door Saturn south on Interstate 37 when a semitrailer roving a same instruction swerved right, off a highway. Its driver, of De Soto, overcorrected and a automobile overturned onto a highway, according to a report.

Jordan’s automobile struck a semitrailer. He was wearing a chair belt.

Jordan was one of about 25 priests in an ecclesial group of a multitude that served via a Catholic Diocese of Corpus Christi.

Jordan was portion noxious priests in a home in a Holy Family Parish in Robstown, pronounced a Rev. Dan Estes, executive of Our Lady of Corpus Christi, that a multitude operates on Lantana Street.

“Father Michael also served pro-life groups and a jail ministry,” Estes said. “He was a really dear male by all who met him.”

Jordan has family in a Kansas City area, Estes said.

“He was a kindest person, who took an seductiveness in everybody he met,” Estes said. “He served, and served and served in whatever ability asked of him.”

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