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Erected to the Memory of the Very Reverend Commissaries

 
 
Erected to the Memory of the Very Reverend Commissaries Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 22, 2017
1. Erected to the Memory of the Very Reverend Commissaries Marker
Inscription.

Erected to the memory of the very Reverend Commissaries
of the Holy Land for the United States; who have, since
1880 contributed to the preservation of the Holy-Places
and prospered the charitable missionary activities of
the Franciscan Custody of the Holy Land in Jerusalem.


Father Charles Vissani, O.F.M., 1880-1896
Father Godfrey Schilling, O.F.M., 1896-1901
Father Godfrey Schilling, O.F.M., 1911-1922
Father Leonard Neukirchen, O.F.M., 1901-1903
Father Peter B. Englert, O.F.M., 1903-1905
Father Bede Oldergeering, O.F.M., 1905-1911
Father John Forest Donegan, O.F.M., 1922-1926
Father John Forest Mc Gee, O.F.M., 1926-1928
Father Bernadine Bidinger, O.F.M., 1928-1935
Father Leonard Walsh, O.F.M., 1935-1944
Father Edmund Murphy, O.F.M., 1944-1950
Father Paschal Kinsel, O.F.M., 1950-1962
Father Terence Kuehn, O.F.M., 1962-1968
Father Bartholemew Bengisser, O.F.M., 1968-1977

Given on the occasion of the Silver Jubilee of
Brother Joseph Pounds, O.F.M.
August 16, 1977
Pray for him and his parents
Dr. Francis S. and Mary L. Pounds

 
Location. 38° 56.234′ N, 76° 59.1′ 
Erected to the Memory of the Very Reverend Commissaries Marker image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 22, 2017
2. Erected to the Memory of the Very Reverend Commissaries Marker
W. Marker is in Brookland, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker can be reached from 14th Street NE near Quincy Street NE. Touch for map. On the grounds of the Franciscan Monastery. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1400 Quincy St NE, Washington DC 20017, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Very Rev. Charles A. Vissani, O.F.M. (here, next to this marker); a different marker also named Very Rev. Charles A. Vissani, O.F.M. (here, next to this marker); Very Rev. Godfrey Schilling, O.F.M. (here, next to this marker); Corinthian Capital (within shouting distance of this marker); Carlo Angelo Facchina (within shouting distance of this marker); Franciscan Monastery (within shouting distance of this marker); Fort Bunker Hill (about 600 feet away, measured in a direct line); a different marker also named Fort Bunker Hill (approx. 0.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookland.
 
Categories. Churches & Religion
 
Commissaries Plaques image. Click for full size.
By Devry Becker Jones, December 22, 2017
3. Commissaries Plaques

Directly below the Marker are smaller plaques listing Commissaries:
Commissaries

Friar Matthew DeBenedictis O.F.M.
Commissary
1977-1981

Friar Raphael Bonanno O.F.M.
Commissary
1981-1984

Xavier Geiser O.F.M.
Commissary
1984-1987

Friar Matthew DeBenedictis O.F.M.
Commissary
1987-1994

Friar Callistus Welch O.F.M.
Commissary
1994-2004

Friar Romano Almagno O.F.M.
Commissary
2004-2007

Friar Jeremy Harrington O.F.M.
Commissary
2007-2013
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on January 2, 2018. This page originally submitted on December 22, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. This page has been viewed 52 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on December 22, 2017, by Devry Becker Jones of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
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