During recent weeks, several Franciscans have passed to eternal life.
Sr. Claire André Gagliardi, OSC, 68, of the Monastery of St. Clare in Chesterfield, N.J., died Nov. 4. The former teacher’s biography can be found on the monastery’s Facebook page.
Fr. Robert Konkol, OFM, 68, of Assumption BVM Province, died Nov. 10. A Mass of Christian Burial was celebrated Nov. 17 at Assumption BVM Parish in Pulaski, Wis. At the time of his death, he was pastor of the faith communities of Assumption Parish, St. Casimir Parish in Krakow and St. Stanislaus Parish in Hofa Park, Wis.
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