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Franciscan deaths

The Province is mourning the recent passing of a friar from St. John the Baptist Province and two Franciscan sisters.

Sr. Eileen Rynne, OSF, 97, a member of the Franciscan Sisters of Allegany, N.Y., died on Aug. 6.

Sr. M. Marie Giodava, OSF, 81, a member of the School Sisters of St. Francis, died on Aug. 13 in Bethlehem, Pa.

Fr. David Moczulski, OFM, 62, a member of St. John the Baptist Province, died Aug. 14 in Avalon, Pa.

Editor’s note: Each month, HNP Today publishes news of the deaths of Franciscan brothers, priests and sisters. Information should be emailed to the HNP Communications Office. Announcements about deaths in the United States can also be found on

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