Deaths in Franciscan Communities

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Franciscan deaths

The Province is mourning the recent passing of two Franciscan sisters.

Sr. Johann Orlett, OSF, 82, a Franciscan Sister of Our Lady of Lourdes, in Rochester, Minn., died on Jan. 5 in Assisi Heights s in Rochester.

Sr. Kathleen Cronin, OSF, 90, a member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia, died in Assisi House in Aston, Pa., on Jan. 15. She had been a professed member of the Sisters of St. Francis of Philadelphia for 68 years..

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

— Compiled by Jocelyn Thomas

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