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Order of Friars Minor

Father Valentine Young, OFM died on January. 17 at the age of 88. Preceded in death by all of his immediate family, Father Valentine is survived by a number of nieces and nephews. He was born Feb. 20, 1931, one of 11 children of Clarence and Margaret (Groh) Young of

Fr. Hilarion Kistner, OFM, died Saturday, September 21, at around 9:30 a.m. He was 90 years old. Funeral arrangements: Wednesday, September 25 – St. Clement Church, 4536 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH 45217 5:00 PM – reception of the body 7:00 PM – Mass of Christian Burial Thursday, September 26 –

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