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Catholic Apostolic Church | Eastern Rite | International Ordinariate 

Roman Catholic Franciscan Religious Order,

An International Ordinariate

Abbey of Saint Mary Theotokos

Province of Saint Mary Theotokos

 

Order of Franciscans of the Eucharist

Order of Franciscans Ecumenical

Very Reverend Michael Cuozzo+, OFE, Minister General
 
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»Most Reverend +Francis Joseph Patrick, SJ
 
1949 – 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.
  • Bishop: Order of Franciscans Ecumenical, Corona, California, USA
  • Bishop: Divine Mercy Brothers of Our Lady of Perpetual Help, Nairobi, Kenya 
  • Ministry: Zambia, East Africa
  • Priesthood Ordination: Society of Jesus, Italy, Europe
  • Diaconate Ordination: Society of Jesus, Italy, Europe
» 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, Massachusetts, USA (09/24/1988)
  • Priesthood Ordination: Roman Catholic Diocese, Massachusettes, USA (4/02/1989) 
  • Franciscan Friar and Brother: 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: Order of Franciscans Culdee (10/04/2016)
  • Member: Advisory Board Abbey of Saint Mary Theotokos, Inc. (10/16/2016)
» The 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, Corona, CA, USA
  • Prefect: Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
  • Titular Bishop: Tharros
  • Superior of Urga: Mongolia
  • Priesthood Ordination: Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (CICM)
  • Diaconate Ordination: Congregation of the Immaculate Heart of Mary (CICM)
» 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: 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: 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 her O Lord
and let perpetual light shine upon her.
May she 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, Corona, California USA 
  • Bishop: Celtic Catholic Church USA
  • Priesthood Ordination:Celtic Christian Church
  • Diaconate Ordination: The American New Catholic Church
» The Most Reverend +Peter Paul Brennan, OCR, OA, DD
 
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 Brennan, OCR, OA, DD
  • Archbishop Emeritus: Order of Franciscans Ecumenical, Corona, CA, USA
  • Bishop “sub conditione”: by The Most Rev. Emmanuel Milingo (Roman Catholic)
  • Archbishop Emeritus of New York (Old Catholic Confederation)
  • Titular Archbishop of Cork 
  • Primate: Order of Corporate Reunion (OCR)
  • President and Prelate: International Catholic Prelature of Saints Peter and Paul
  • Priest Ordination: North American Old Roman Catholic Church
  • Diaconate Ordination: North American Old Roman Catholic Church
»​ 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, Corona, CA, USA 
  • Priest Ordination: Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate
  • Diaconate Ordination: Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate
»Mar +Ronald Jonathan David Wuerch
September 12, 1947 November 16, 2010
 
+  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.
 
​Mar +Ronald Jonathan David Wuerch
  • Bishop: Epiphany ​International,Catholic Apostolic Church, Eastern Rite, Personal         Prelature of Pope John Paul II, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
  • Priesthood Ordination: International Ordinariate, Catholic Apostolic Church, Eastern    Rite, Personal Prelature of Pope John Paul II, San Diego, California, USA
  • Diaconate Ordination: International Ordinariate, Catholic Apostolic Church, Eastern      Rite, Personal Prelature of Pope John Paul II, San Diego, California, USA
»Mar +John James Dunnigan (Mar Evyon II)

 

May 25, 1935 – March 1, 2009

 
+  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.
  • Bishop: Eastern Catholic Diocese of Phoenix, Syrian- Rite Eparchy of San Diego,          California, USA
  • Bishop: International Ordinariate, Catholic Apostolic Church, Eastern Rite,
      Personal Prelature of Pope John Paul II, San Diego, California, USA
  • Bishop: Federation of Jesus Abbeys, Coconut Creek, Florida, USA
  • Bishop: Holy Apostolic Syro-Chaldean Church of the East
  • Titular Bishop: Iona, Holy Apostolic Syro-Chaldean Church of the East
  • Priest Ordination: Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo, New York, USA
  • Diaconate Ordination: Roman Catholic Diocese of Buffalo, New York, USA
» Patriarch Josef Debrulle
 
November 15, 1921 – 2000
 

+  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.
 
  • Patriarch: International Ordinariate, Catholic Apostolic Church, Eastern Rite,                  Personal Prelature of Pope John Paul II​, San Diego, California, USA
  • Archbishop: Russian Orthodox Church, Moscow, Russia
  • Bishop: Russian Orthodox Church, Moscow, Russia
  • Priesthood Ordination: Russian Orthodox Church, Moscow, Russia
  • Diaconate Ordination: Russian Orthodox Church, Moscow, Russia

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Roman Catholic Franciscan Religious Order, An International Ordinariate
Very Reverend Michael Cuozzo+, OFE, MDiv, DD, STD, PhD, Minister General
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Corona, CA 92877-0125 USA
 

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