Angelus Tintle, OFM
1887 – 1951
Fr. Angelus Tintle, OFM, was born in Echo Lake, N.J., on July 13, 1887. He graduated from the St. Joseph’s Seraphic Seminary in Callicoon, N.Y., and entered the novitiate Aug. 19, 1909. He professed temporary vows on Aug. 20, 1910, and made his profession of solemn vows on Aug. 25, 1913. Fr. Angelus was ordained a priest on June 10, 1916.
He was a professor at St. Joseph’s Seraphic Seminary, confessor at St. Francis of Assisi Church in Manhattan, vice-president of St. Bonaventure College in Allegany, N.Y., and provincial councilor of Holy Name Province.
The final 14 years of his life were spent at St. Elizabeth Friary in Denver, where he was a popular priests’ confessor and counselor. He was pastor and guardian of the friary when he died May 12, 1951. He was 63 years old, a professed friar for 40 years and a priest for almost 35 years.