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Franciscan Sisters of the Poor

Sister M. Grace Frances Strauber, (nee: Lenore Volle) 94, quietly passed into the heart of God on Friday, May 13, 2022. She was the only child of the late Jerome and Grace Martin Strauber, born and raised in New York. Despite being an only child, Lenore had the pleasure of …

Vanderburg, Sr. Mary Lawrence (nee: Dorothy Louise) passed quietly into the heart of God on Monday, March 28, 2022 at the age of 96. Dorothy was born on September 25, 1925 to the late Joseph and Mary Ruth Vanderburg in Columbus, Ohio. She was the sixth of eight children, six …

Sr. M. Pascaline Colling, SFP (nee: Dorothy Mae) passed quietly into the heart of God on Thursday, January 20, 2022 at the age of 95. Dorothy Mae was born on January 29, 1926 to the late Emerson and Bertha Colling in Quincy, Illinois. She was one of two children, preceded …

Denver Newsroom, Apr 18, 2021 / 02:00 am America/Denver (CNA). When Chicago shut down last March because of the coronavirus pandemic, Sister Stephanie Baliga was certain the shutdown wouldn’t affect the Chicago Marathon in October. So certain, that she made a pretty crazy promise. “I said in April, ‘I’m so …

Lisa Biedenbach – a writer, editor and nonprofit operations director – will be honored as the Salesian Guild’s Communicator of the Year at the 2019 annual dinner of the Salesian Guild on Saturday, Jan. 26. The Salesian Guild, which will celebrate its 75th anniversary at this event, is named for …

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 …