St. Charles Center
by Matt Hess Many passersby notice the blue-domed St. Charles Center on US 127, although few cave to their curiosity and enter to see its beautiful chapel. Now a private residence for seniors and priests, this former seminary has a mosaic in its Assumption Chapel that continues to preach Precious
Father Robert Kunisch, CPPS Father Robert Kunisch, CPPS, died on Dec. 8, in the infirmary of St. Charles Center in Carthagena. He was 89. Father Kunisch was born in Toledo on Aug. 19, 1930. He entered the Missionaries of the Precious Blood in 1944 in Brunnerdale, a high school seminary
Father Robert Kunisch, C.PP.S., died at 7:50 a.m. on Sunday, December 8, 2019, in the infirmary of St. Charles Center in Carthagena, Ohio, where he made his home. He had been in failing health recently. He was 89. Father Kunisch was born in Toledo on August 19, 1930, to Alfred
by Susie Bergman Every runner knows that the act of running a race is not without difficulties and challenges. There are things that can trip them up, or even slow them down, along the way. Good runners need proper training, endurance and discipline. The same can also be said for
Fr. Richard Nieberding, C.PP.S. January 19, 1953 – July 20, 2019 Fr. Richard Nieberding, C.PP.S., died unexpectedly on Saturday, July 20, 2019, in the rectory of Our Lady of Guadalupe Parish, Montezuma, Ohio, where he was the pastor. He was 66. He was born on January 19, 1953, in Dayton,
Father John Kalicky, C.PP.S., 84, died at 4 p.m. on June 18, 2019, at St. Charles Center, Carthagena, Ohio. He had been in failing health. He was born on October 13, 1934 in Whiting, Ind., to John and Lillian (Spychalski) Kalicky, and grew up in the neighborhood of St. John
Br. Gregory Frantz, C.PP.S., 91, died peacefully at St. Charles Center, Carthagena, Ohio, on Monday, May 27, 2019. He’d lived and ministered at St. Charles for nearly all of his life as a religious brother. He was born in Cleveland on February 3, 1928 to John and Rose (Gedeon) Frantz.
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.
Fr. Thomas J. Beischel, C.PP.S., 92, died at 4:30 a.m. on Monday, March 4 in the infirmary at St. Charles Center, Carthagena, Ohio, where he made his home. He was born May 31, 1926 in Cincinnati, to Victor and Edith (Frey) Beischel. He served in the U.S. Army as a
Father Thomas Meyer A Mass of Christian Burial for Father Thomas Meyer was celebrated Dec. 11 at St. Albert the Great Parish in Kettering. Father Meyer, 74, died Dec. 6. A native of Dayton, Father Meyer did his preparatory studies at St. Gregory Seminary and studied theology at Mount St.