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Father Cyprian Berens, OFM, died this morning, May 13, 2019 at age 95 serving over 75 years as a Franciscan friar.  His body will be received at 10 a.m. Friday, May 17, in the chapel at Leibold Home, 476 Riddle Rd, Cincinnati, OH 45220. Following a Mass of Christian Burial at

Father Leo Schloemer A Mass of Christian Burial for Father Leo Bernard Schloemer was celebrated April 3 at Our Lady of the Fields Chapel in Fairfield. Father Schloemer, 94, died March 25. He was a Glenmary Home Missioner for 67 years. A native of Cincinnati, Father Schloemer made his first

Sr. Raphael (Rosemary) Grueter, OSU, died peacefully at Mt. Notre Dame Health Center on April 12, 2019, at the age of 92. Beloved member of the Ursulines of Brown County for 75 years. Sr. Raphael is the dear sister of Gerald Grueter (the late Sue) of Birmingham, MI. Special aunt

Born and raised in the Wrightwood neighborhood of Chicago, Louanna Orth considered herself fortunate to know all four of her grandparents and her maternal great-grandparents. All but one of her grandparents were born in the United States, and her maternal grandfather was the only one who claimed a heritage other

Father Gerard J. Witsken A Mass of Christian Burial for Father Gerard J. Witsken was celebrated March 22 at St. Teresa of Avila Church. Father Witsken, 76, died Feb. 18. A native of Cincinnati’s Western Hills, Father Witsken attended St. Teresa School, Elder High School, Xavier University and Mount St.

CINCINNATI — Father Leo Bernard Schloemer, 94, a Glenmary Home Missioner for 67 years, died March 25 in Cincinnati, Ohio. Father Leo’s spent his first decade in traditional Glenmary missions before embarking on a unique experiment. From 1969-1975 and again from 1987-1991, Father Leo served in Colombia. He was the

Maryknoll, NY-Sister Mary Paulita Hoffman died on March 14th, 2019 at the Maryknoll Sisters Center in Maryknoll, NY. She was 104 years old and had been a Maryknoll Sister for 85 years. Mary Rose Hoffmann was born in Cincinnati, OH on August 13th, 1914 to Mary (Dumont) Hoffman and Oscar

Fr. Thomas J. Beischel, C.PP.S., 92, died at 4:30 a.m. on Monday, March 4 in the infirmary at St. Charles Center, Carthagena, Ohio, where he made his home. He was born May 31, 1926 in Cincinnati, to Victor and Edith (Frey) Beischel. He served in the U.S. Army as a

Brother Joseph Haley OFM is remembered by many for his service at Roger Bacon High School, died Feb. 26, 2019 at St. Margaret Hall. Br. Joe, who spent most of his ministry in business and accounting work, was 75 years old and preparing to celebrate his 50th anniversary as a

Sister Janet Hughes A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of Notre Dame de Namur Janet Hughes was celebrated Jan. 23 in St. Julie Chapel at Mount Notre Dame convent in Cincinnati. Sister Janet, 88, died Jan. 17. She was in her 64th year of religious life. For nearly 20