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CNA Staff, Mar 27, 2020 / 10:21 pm (CNA).- A Brooklyn parish announced the death of its pastor, Fr. Jorge Ortiz-Garay, who died of coronavirus at approximately 6 p.m Friday evening. The priest is the first in the U.S. known to have died from the virus. Journalist Rocco Palmo was

Father David E. Brinkmoeller Father Brinkmoeller died on Sept. 27, 2019. He was born on July 18, 1945, in Cincinnati, OH. He did his preparatory studies at St. Gregory Seminary and studied theology at Mount St. Mary’s Seminary of the West in Norwood, OH. He was ordained on May 29,

Players to compete in Orlando, Florida, June 21 – 23, 2019 Cincinnati, Ohio – The Roger Bacon High School Underwater Hockey Team will compete in the USA Underwater Hockey 2019 U.S. National Championships to be hosted by the Orlando Underwater Hockey Club at the Rosen YMCA Aquatic and Family Center

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

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.

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

Sponsored Content The Franciscans of St. John the Baptist Province follow Jesus Christ, by following the example and life of St. Francis of Assisi, to proclaim the Gospel by Words and Actions. The Friars Minor and many Franciscan Brothers and Sisters, have all kept the spirit of St. Francis of

Staff Report Father Jeff Scheeler, provincial minister for the Franciscan Friars headquartered in Cincinnati, was one of more than 150 leaders of the Orders of Friars Minor who gathered in Assisi, Italy in May for the order’s month-long general chapter. Many of the leaders took time out to visit Rome and

By Carol Glatz Catholic News Service  VATICAN CITY — Ineffective budgetary oversight and “questionable” financial activities have plunged the Order of Friars Minor into significant debt and an extremely serious financial situation, its minister general said. Following an internal investigation into the order’s finances, U.S. Franciscan Father Michael Perry, the