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Very Reverend Michael Cuozzo, OFE, Minister General
 
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» Reverend Friar Donald Kelpinski+, OFE, MDiv, MEd
January 2, 1961 – March 14, 2019
+  May He Rest In Eternal Peace.​ +
 
Eternal rest, grant unto him O Lord
and let perpetual light shine upon him.
May he rest in peace in the loving and merciful arms of Christ Jesus.
Amen.
 
 Reverend Friar Donald Kelpinski+, OFE, MDiv. MEd
  • Member: Antiochian Orthodox Christian Church, Archdiocese of North America,             and Saint George the Great Martyr Orthodox Church, Orthodox Church in America         (OCA), Diocese of the West
  • Diaconate Ordination: Roman Catholic Diocese, MA, USA (09/24/1988)
  • Priesthood Ordination: Roman Catholic Diocese, MA, USA (4/02/1989) 
  • Franciscan Friar and Brother of the Order of Franciscans Ecumenical (08/20/2015)
  • Religious Name: Brother Basil+, OFE, MDiv, MEd
  • Name of Prior: Our Lady of Perpetual Help OFE Priory, CA, USA (Est. 08/20/2015)
  • Culdee Priest of the Order of Franciscans Culdee (10/04/2016)
  • Member: Advisory Board Abbey of Saint Mary Theotokos, Inc. (10/16/2016)
» Most Reverend +Wencesloa Padilla, CICM
September 28, 1949 – September 25, 2018
 
+  May He Rest In Eternal Peace.​ +
 
Eternal rest, grant unto him O Lord
and let perpetual light shine upon him.
May he rest in peace in the loving and merciful arms of Christ Jesus.
Amen. 
 
Most Reverend Wencesloa Padilla, CICM
  • Support Member: Friend of the Order of Franciscans Ecumenical
  • Prefect of Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, Titular Bishop of  Tharros, ​Priest of Congregation       of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (CICM), and Superior of Urga, Mongolia
» Reverend Friar Leonard Edward Schmidt+, OFE, BEd, BA, MA
December 17, 1928 – August 13, 2018
+  May He Rest In Eternal Peace.​ +
 
Eternal rest, grant unto him O Lord
and let perpetual light shine upon him.
May he rest in peace in the loving and merciful arms of Christ Jesus.
Amen. 
 
LEONARD EDWARD SCHMIDT Obituary picReverend Friar Leonard Edward Schmidt+, OFE, BEd, BA, MA
  • Diaconate Ordination: Roman Catholic Religious Order, Canada
  • Priesthood Ordination: Roman Catholic Religious Order, Canada (05/18/1958)
  • Franciscan Friar and Brother of the Order of Franciscans Ecumenical (11/09/2015)
  • Religious Name: Brother Leonard+, OFE, BEd, BA, MA
  • Name of Prior: Thomas Traherne OFE Priory, Manitoba, Canada (Est. 11/09/2015)
  • Member: Sanctification of Families Union of Saint Francis of Assisi (07/25/2016)
  • Culdee Priest of the Order of Franciscans Culdee (10/04/2016)
  • Authored Articles: United In Spirit: OFE Newsletter (01/2016 Volume 1 Issue 1;               09/2016 Volume 1 Issue 3; 01/2017 Volume 2 Issue 1)
»The Most Rev. Dr. +Eileen Bonnie Devlin, TOR, BA, MA, PhD, MDiv
September 27, 1952 – March 1, 2018
 
+  May She Rest In Eternal Peace.​ +
 
Eternal rest, grant unto him O Lord
and let perpetual light shine upon him.
May he rest in peace in the loving and merciful arms of Christ Jesus.
Amen.
 
Most Reverend Dr. Eileen Bonnie Devlin, TOR, BA, MA, PhD, MDiv
  • Member: Order of Franciscans Culdee Advisory Board 
»​ Archbishop +++Peter Paul Brennan, OCR, OA
November 1, 1941 – August 1, 2016
 
+  May He Rest In Eternal Peace.​ +
 
Eternal rest, grant unto him O Lord
and let perpetual light shine upon him.
May he rest in peace in the loving and merciful arms of Christ Jesus.
Amen.
 
Archbishop Peter Paul Bernnan, OCR, OA
  • Archbishop Emeritus: Order of Franciscans Ecumenical
  • Archbishop Emeritus of New York (Old Catholic Confederation), Titular Archbishop       of Cork, Primate of the Order of Corporate Reunion, President and Prelate of the             International Catholic Prelature of Saints Peter and Paul
»​ Reverend »​ Reverend Father Frank Wagner+, OMI, MEd, ThM
February 8, 1932 – January 17, 2016
 
+  May He Rest In Eternal Peace.​ +
 
Eternal rest, grant unto him O Lord
and let perpetual light shine upon him.
May he rest in peace in the loving and merciful arms of Christ Jesus.
Amen.
 
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Reverend Father Frank Wagner, OMI, MEd, ThM
  • Member:  Order of Franciscans Ecumenical Advisory Board 
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