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by Regan Meyer For Sister Karen Elliott, C.PP.S., everything in her life was pointing towards religious life; it just took God’s hand to give her the final push. Born to a cradle Catholic mother and convert father in Dayton, Sister Elliott spent her childhood attending Masses every Sunday and listening

by Sister Jeanette Buehler, C.PP.S. We remember their names: Megan Betts Monica Brickhouse Nicholas Cumer Derrick Fudge Thomas McNichols Lois Oglesby Saheed Saleh Logan Turner Beatrice Warren-Curtis Nearly a year ago, on Aug. 4, 2019, these nine people, as well as the perpetrator, Connor Betts, were killed in the mass

Sister Verlina (M. Benet) Mescher, 85, died peacefully on May 17 at Hospice of Dayton. She was born February 1935 in Maria Stein, OH, and entered the Sisters of the Precious Blood Dayton, OH August 30, 1951. For 69 years she faithfully served God and His people. Private services will

Sister Claire Louise Sharpshair, 88, died March 30 at Maria Joseph Center in Dayton, Ohio, under the care of Hospice. She was born March 1932 in Cincinnati and entered the Sisters of the Precious Blood in Dayton August 30, 1950. For 70 years she faithfully served God’s people throughout Ohio

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

February 2, 2011 A Mass of Christian Burial for Sister of the Precious Blood Bernadine Veit was celebrated Jan. 27 at Salem Heights, in Dayton. Sister Bernadine, 96, died January 25 at the Maria Joseph Center, in Dayton. She was been a Sister of the Precious Blood for 79 years.

January 26, 2011 A Memorial Mass for Sister of the Precious Blood Mary Iona Taylor was celebrated Jan. 19 at Salem Heights in Dayton, the community’s central house. Sister Iona, 97, died Jan. 26 at the Maria Joseph Center. She was a Precious Blood Sister for 82 years.