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Franciscan Sisters of the Poor

Sr. Marie Clement Edrich – 75 Years Sr. Marie Clement Edrich, a native of Cincinnati, has had a variety of opportunities, quite diverse to serve God and the SFP Congregation. Initially educated as a Pharmacist, she only spent a few years in our hospitals before she was sent to Rome

By Erin Schurenburg Only one diocesan inquiry for sainthood has happened in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. Blessed Frances Schervier (1819-1876), the European-born founder of a new Franciscan community, lived a life of holiness and service. In 1844, she became a secular Franciscan. The next year, she and four companions established

It’s an hour drive to see a movie or eat at a fast food restaurant. But, the things most of us take for granted pale in comparison to the joy Franciscan Sisters (Tiffin) Marge Eilerman and Angie Kiel find through their ministry among the marginalized in Owsley County in eastern

In March, we brought you a chart of the 14 Stations of the Cross (plus one), each from a different church or institution in the Archdiocese of Cincinnati. We’ll share a detailed photo of each with you throughout Holy Week. Click here to see the entire spread. For a printable file (best

Cincinnati – Berberich, Sr. Rose Carmel, SFP (nee Mary Margaret), beloved Franciscan of the Poor Sister, passed to eternal life on February 9, at the age of 93. She lived a life dedicate to God and God’s people for 75 years as a Franciscan Sister of the Poor. During those

By Erin Schurenburg It began in Aachen, Germany, on Pentecost Sunday, 1845. Sister Gertrude Frank approached the soon-to-be foundress of the Sisters of the Poor of St. Francis, Blessed Frances Schervier, about a new congregation. In 1858, it spread to the United States. What was referred to then as the

From the May 2013 print edition of The Catholic Telegraph By Patricia McGeever For The Catholic Telegraph A nursing home, originally built to care for infirm Franciscan Sisters of the Poor in 1971, will be razed this summer because the cost to upgrade it is too high. The building, now

Staff Report The Catholic Telegraph Area religious communities, including his fellow Jesuits, expressed their prayers and support for Pope Francis upon hearing the news of his election March 13. Also Read Habemus Papam Central The news was especially meaningful for Jesuit Father Michael J. Graham, president of Xavier University, who