Crispin Post, OFM
1877 – 1944
Br. Crispin Post, OFM, was born in Salzschlirf, Germany, on May 1, 1877. He came from Fulda to Paterson, N.J., and lived as a Tertiary Brother for three years. He began his novitiate on July 2, 1897, and professed temporary vows on July 23, 1898. He professed solemn vows Aug. 15, 1901.
After a short time at St. Stephen Friary in Croghan, N.Y., and Garfield as cook, Crispin spent more than 25 years at St. Joseph Seraphic Seminary, Callicoon, N.Y., as cook, baker and shoemaker.
After a religious life truly hidden in God, he died in the seminary’s infirmary on May 14, 1944. He was 67 years old and a professed friar for 45 years.