Friars and others gathered to bid a fond farewell to the Little Sisters of the Poor, who are leaving the Cincinnati area after 154 years of service.
There were tears, laughter, memories, stories and much love shared during the Rite of Reception and Mass of Christian Burial for Art Espelage on Jan. 16.
Provincial Minister Fr. Mark Soehner, OFM, recaps the important Franciscan events of 2022.
Fr. Art Espelage, who passed away on Dec. 9, 2022, led a devoted life of service. Read about his life’s work in this touching tribute.
Franciscan news in the Province of St. John the Baptist and around the world.
Franciscan news around our province and the United States.