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St Francis de Sales
Early Priests

Source: Decorah Republican Dec. 11, 1902 Page 1 Col 7

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Priests of St. Francis Parish, Ossian

Ossian Bee:—Through the courtesy of Rev Father Lechtenberg we have obtained the names of all the priests who have been permanently stationed here to administer to the spiritual wants of the people of St. Francis de Sales church of Ossian. Father Lechteuberg has spent considerable time and money in securing the names of the various pastors and the precise time of their administration : he has obtained photographs of all of them, which he has had framed, in the center of which he has a printed record, giving the names of the priests and the years during which they officiated here. All are living except Rev D. H Murphy:

April 1873 Brady, Rev. J. F.Feb. 1876
Feb. 1876 Murphy, Rev. D. H.Aug. 9, 1879
Aug. 7, 1879 Tierney, Rev. P. A. B.Oct. 1, 1890
Oct. 1, 1890 McCarthy, Rev. M. W.Sept. 1899
Sept, 1899 Warning, Rev. Theo.March 19, 1901
March 19, 1901 Lechtenberg, Rev. C. B.

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